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    The Little Plant That Could

    I have this little plant in my office. I'm not sure what it is but it showed up on my desk my first week with this company, almost six years ago. It's seen good days and bad but it's gotten bigger and is still green. Recently I've been filling in for someone who had a baby and...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Mar 7, 2009

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    Grew

    I live on a farm we grow a lot of different vegetables and stuff each year.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Mar 28, 2010

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    Crystals

     I grew crystals before, I think I was like 7 and they smelled like vinegar. they were only tiny so I think I crushed them....strange hobbies I have.
    ThorGodOfThunder ThorGodOfThunder 16-17, M Aug 3, 2009

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