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Stand-up comedians tell jokes about the fat guy in a tiny swimsuit at the beach or park. But a powerful lesson exists there. You just have to look hard to see it. That heavy guy is having fun with his friends and family. He’s getting some sun and exercise, and he doesn’t care about your opinion regarding his appearance or the appropriateness of his beach attire. Many of us in OA use poor body image as an excuse for isolating. We pass up opportunities to go out with friends and family and have fun. So take a lesson from that

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