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From “Brattitude” to Gratitude

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Gratitude—I am filled with gratitude for the two sponsors I’ve had in OA over the last twenty years. The first one got me going and supported me as I learned to work the program and use the Tools. We prayed together, wrote in journals, and worked through the first Eight Steps. We didn’t have the same religion or even the same food plan, but we were both “brats,” so she got me. We laughed a lot. Sometimes she’d warn me that she was glad we were on the phone because if we were doing the work in person, I would

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