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Before OA, I lived a life based on self-centered fear. I was always concerned with what you thought of me: Was I too fat? Too incompetent? Too uninteresting? Too shy? I avoided social situations, stayed home, and numbed out with TV, alcohol, and food. Now, I work daily to outgrow my fears. I face them with courage and ask God to remove them—I no longer say “no” just because I’m scared. Today, I can speak to large groups, teach at my church, sponsor people, and even ice skate. I feel so free and capable. Before OA, I lacked purpose, direction,

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