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Coffeedrew:
I have always been raised Christian. I have read the story of Buddha and since I was young I have always been fascinated with Buddhism. I am curious where would I get started at?Are there any resources online?

KathyLauren:
Yes, there are many resources online.  Just Google "Buddhism", and you will find zillions.  If you are looking for a discussion forum, similar format to here, there are a couple I know of:
http://www.dharmawheel.net/
https://dhammawheel.com/

They are run by the same people.  The difference is whether you are interested in the Mahayana tradition (dharmawheel.net) or the Theravada tradition (dhammawheel.com).  A lot of people are members of both.

You might want to check for meditation groups that meet in your city.  If there are several, you should try attending each of them, to get an idea what traditions and practices resonate with you.

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