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Inside Life (at the Convention)

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From the time I was a preteen struggling with weight and food, I thought I would always be on the outside of life, looking in at people living it. And then my Higher Power led me to the doors of Overeaters Anonymous. At my first meeting, I learned I wasn’t alone. But at my first convention, I felt it to my core. Attending my first convention was the direct result of doing service beyond the group level. At an intergroup meeting, there was a call for assistance with the convention’s entertainment committee. I meekly raised my hand to help, and

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