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I Hold On to Memories to Keep Me Smiling

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    My Mother and More

        i hold on to meemories of my mother . when we would bake brownies together . and when me and SS went to tampa .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15, 2009

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    Ahhhh Yesss

      My first snowball fight that was fun That smell of cookies on Christmas Eve My mentees first report card My first fight Watching Cartoons Sat morning eating dry cereal   Just a few for now
    siggy10 siggy10 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    Can't Let Go

    IĀ hold on to many memories that I reflect on and smile My brother and I playing Hide-N-Seek in the dark Vacation Bible School Picnic Summers at my Grandmother's House Baking Cookies with my Kids The First Time I took my Kids to the Beach The Day my Daughter Graduated from High...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2011

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