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I Appreciate Waking Up Alive

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    I love being the last one to wake up in the

    house. once I wake up, with everyone else awake, the house feels so lively. I love it!
    bawniie bawniie 16-17, F Aug 3, 2014

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    Waking up to a terrible alarm and having to get up because life is ready to get up and go is the worst feeling! 5 more minutes please!
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