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I was sitting at my kitchen counter doing job-related work. I’d been struggling with food, and I had spent a lot of that day crying as I thought to myself, I am never going to be free. My phone rang, and I didn’t recognize the number. I contemplated not answering, but something prompted me to pick it up. I was greeted by a sweet voice asking if I was Kari. I told her I was indeed, and how could I help her? She shared that since she is in her 80s, she couldn’t always get to a lot of meetings.

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