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I enjoyed my August 2014 Lifeline very much but think the issue’s title could have been better. I am a huge fan of the Big Book, Alcoholics Anonymous, and credit my fourteen-plus years and more than 80 pounds (36 kg) of recovery to repeatedly working the Steps with my sponsor using the Big Book directions. I love all the promises the book holds and have experienced many of them in my life. However, the August 2014 Lifeline was titled “The Promises of OA,” and I was amazed that not a single article was about the promises we have in our

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