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Self-Sustaining Abstinence

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Did you know that OA exists in Barillas, Guatemala? I am writing to you from a small, rural village outside of the town. Today is Thanksgiving Day in America. My heart is full of gratitude, and my belly is not stuffed from overeating holiday treats! My two teens, my husband, and I have spent the last four days with the villagers of a community we are supporting through an aid organization. Having been in OA for three years and with forty five days of abstinence, I took great care, with the help of my support group, in planning for this

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