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When I arrived at my first OA meeting in August 1999, a member greeted me at the door. When I walked into the meeting room, I saw OA literature laid out on the table. One woman sat and talked to me until the meeting started. The meeting started promptly and everyone paid attention to the meeting leader, who shared her story. I heard everything I needed to hear to know I was in the right place for me, and I couldn’t wait to leave. As I was hurrying toward the door after the meeting, another woman crossed the room to

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