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I Believe Perception Is Not Always Reality

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    Now I Know Differently

    Years ago someone said to me perception is reality and up until last week I would have said the same thing. Now I know better...reality like the TRUTH always lies somewhere in the middle of the 2 stories.
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2010

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