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Tradition Ten – Overeaters Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence the OA name ought never be drawn into public controversy. When I first joined OA in 1990, I assumed all members thought the way I thought and believed what I believed. I was sure we all felt the same about religion, politics, and social action. My first clue that I was wrong came from another OA member’s car. It had a bumper sticker with a slogan totally opposite my own political beliefs. I was shocked! How could one of those nice OA people believe in that? But my

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