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I Am Going to Change

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    Because I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough, And Gosh Darn It People Like Me

     So I've always had a self defeating attitude. I've always questioned things like "am I good enough?" "why do people like me?" "what do I bring to the world?" "am I even going to be missed when I'm gone?" Stuff like that, no matter what other people told me and no matter how...
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

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