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I Believe In Paying It Forward

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    I'll Say It Again!

    If you have not seen the movie yet, you simply are missing out man.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 18, 2011

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    Someone paid for my order of coffee

    while in a drive thru On a Monday morning, it made my day, so I now will pay it forward to someone else.
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F Mar 5

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