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The Business of Recovery

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Early on, I was taught that OA is a business as well as a recovery program. My service in OA is both part of the business side and part of my recovery. When I serve, I not only help further my own program, but I also help make recovery a possibility for others. If I am a group secretary, I can arrive at the meeting fifteen minutes before it begins to unlock the door, make coffee, and set up chairs and literature. In this way, I provide an opportunity for others to share their recovery. If I am a group

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