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I F I Had Too, I Would Rather Be Deaf Than Blind

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    Having the life of an artist, if I were blind, what would be the point of living? Art and the internet are my life and I can't imagine it being any different. Though music is such a major part of my life, I can go without it. However, I can't go without creating visual art. Not...
    Paxis Paxis 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2011

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