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This morning, I picked up my OA Twelve and Twelve to read Tradition One because I needed help with a challenging situation at work. I know how well Tradition One works to keep meetings strong and united, and I needed help working as a team with a colleague. When a conflict or difference of opinion comes up, “Tradition One guides us to give other people’s opinions a respectful hearing. We express our own opinions honestly without belittling those who may disagree” (The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, Second Edition, p. 93). After the discussion, “we resolve our

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