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Correcting and Cross Talk

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Despite six years of OA and maintaining a 90-pound (41-kg) weight loss, I still sometimes feel attacked in OA. This was the case recently at a meeting where we read from OA literature and then opened the floor for sharing. As I began to read, someone interrupted with a loud demand: “What’s your name?!” I stumbled for a few seconds and luckily managed to stifle my first impulse to call the member stupid and rude. Instead, I gave my name and continued reading. During the discussion that followed, I pointed out that we read at the first of the meeting about

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