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I Am So Glad I Snapped To My Senses And Did Not Do That

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    Life was a burden and I thought I had nothing

    to live for. I spent a night looking from the bridge to the river. When the sun came up I started this new life.
    StrongProud StrongProud 61-65, M Jan 15, 2014

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