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Love, Licks, and Fellowship

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Thank you for making “Pets and Recovery” a topic for Lifeline. My name is Chloe V., and I’ve served my local OA as a recovery mascot for many years. At first, I just attended one meeting occasionally, but everyone was so friendly I wanted to keep coming back. I became mascot to our intergroup when Mommy served on the board. We attended for four years, and I often served as an “ambassador of serenity” at workshops. My primary job was to radiate serenity and give unconditional love. Since 2012, I’ve attended two OA meetings regularly, and newcomers often say that

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