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Six weeks ago, my little brother took his own life after several decades of dealing with emotional pain. He was 44 years old and had struggled with bipolar syndrome and alcoholism since he was a teenager. His death still feels like a knife in my soul, but with the help of OA and the Twelve Steps, I’m learning to handle life without him. For a week after his death, I was in shock. I felt numb and lost. Being a proactive person, I wanted to know how to navigate this new journey of grieving. I had never grieved someone so

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