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I have a question regarding special focus meetings. I see that there is a selection of special focuses, including 100-pounder, anorexia/bulimia, and bariatric surgery. I am wondering if that list represents the only special focuses approved for OA meetings, or if it is allowable to have an OA meeting with another special focus. The special focus that I have in mind specifically is food addiction. I am interested in starting an OA meeting in my city geared towards those who identify as food addicts but is still open to all OA members. Would this be allowed? OA’s Tradition Four states:

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