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I Have a Need to Be Different

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    I Thought I Was The Only One!

    I strive on being different. Im not a "normal" person, and I even get made fun of for it. But who cares? At least im my own person.
    RainbowDaisys RainbowDaisys 13-15, F Mar 5, 2012

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    Look

    See my photos and you'll understand lolz
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04 26-30, F 2 Responses May 20, 2008

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    Different

    I can't stand being the same, ive got to be different. Im weird people say and i dont do what other people do so yeah i guess i'm weird. ive got different views and style
    Xcomplicatedkindnessx Xcomplicatedkindnessx 13-15, F Apr 21, 2010

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    Re: Different

    I need to be different because I'm different.  
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses May 1, 2008

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