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I Go From Happy to Angry and Anxious Really Fast

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    This happens frequently, but the one time recently that really sticks out in my head is when I was at the mall with my mom. We were shopping for a dress for me to wear under my gown for my high school graduation. I was really happy and excited because I found a really cute...
    reykjavik reykjavik 22-25, F 1 Response May 13, 2009

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