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OA is a Twelve Step program, and working the Steps is really the heart of our program. When I arrived in OA, I was somewhat familiar with Twelve Step programs. Most important, I saw program giving people peace of mind and sanity in their lives. I sometimes say I took Step Two before I walked in the door because I already believed a Higher Power could restore me to sanity. Unfortunately, I did not admit so quickly that I was powerless over food, so it took about eight more years before I was able to obtain a stable abstinence. On

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