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Tradition Four: Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or OA as a whole. I worked Step Four in order to take responsibility for my past actions. No one else could do it for me; no one else could even really tell me how to do it. Others could guide me, but I had to do the work myself in the manner that was best for me. I had to take care not to hurt anyone else and follow program guidelines to the best of my ability. I ended up working the Fourth Step three times

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