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Tradition Seven: Every OA group ought to be fully self supporting, declining outside contributions. Our Seventh Tradition has been an important one for me. For years, I put $1 in my meeting’s basket if I could afford it. Honestly, there were times when even that was a stretch, like when I was going to college at age 40, living on loans and grants, with two children, rent, car payments, and insurance. I knew I was receiving way more than the dollar bill I was able to put into the basket at meetings, but it was the best I could do at

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