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Service is a big part of my recovery. My disease is one of isolation, and selfishness is a character defect of mine. By giving service, I am forced to interact with others and become selfless. I do things for others without expecting anything in return. It’s a whole new concept for me, doing favors with no strings attached! I started giving service early on when I joined OA and at a time when I was struggling with my abstinence. I became custodian of the key for our meeting room. I am now able to arrive early to set up, and

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