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I Can't Help It I Was Born This Way

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    The Dreamer

    I was born to be an eternal dreamer, I can't help it. I know that one cannot function without some semblance of reality. In that same breath, one can, and many do function without any view to a dream. Those who can't, or don't know how to dream...they're missing out on the...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2011

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    I Am So

    Effed up. But I am absolutely comfortable with my self and ALL of the company that i so choose to keep. If you look at my friends in my profile and see something that just might bother you,.. Please, by all means...keep on movin'. Because we will never "click" I am a soul lover...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 13 Responses Feb 23, 2011

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    Every Color Of The Rainbow.... And More....

    I can't help who I am, what I do, or where i am going in this life... So, i am different.. that is what makes me.. well.. me... So i'm not straight, so i've got a few issues... I don't care what you think of me, i don't care what you are or what you do... Im me, and all i want is...
    MiremebeKamaria MiremebeKamaria 18-21, F Feb 24, 2011

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    People always judge the you look,

    the way you present yourself well i know this very well . I can't write essays like you all did . My english essays was horrible i get 10/30 usually because my mind has full of ideas always mix up here and there eventhough i know my mistake I never fail to get the same result...
    ibrahimnope ibrahimnope 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 3

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