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I Am Alive Because Of Ep

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    I usually came on EP to kid around. Answer questions, joke around and sometimes give advice to people if i could. It was last night, when i felt like an empty shell and had nobody to talk too, when people here who never even talked to me helped me like nobody else ever could. I...
    DcreativeBUG DcreativeBUG 22-25 3 Responses May 31, 2012

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