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One program slogan is particularly special to me because it saved my life: “Don’t quit before the miracle happens.” Back in the early 1990s I decided to give OA a chance. I was so sick of therapy, diets, and self-help books; I felt I had nothing left inside to keep me living—but this phrase stuck. When I thought I had decided to let the disease kill me, this slogan got me to one more meeting. When I told myself I was worthless, this slogan pushed me to call someone. This was a time for me when God was on a

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