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I Lost Someone I Never Knew

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    I Miss Someone I Never Knew

    I don't know what I mean, really.    I feel like I have lost someone so close to me that a part of me is physically missing. But I haven't. I've lost grandparents whom I regretfully wasn't all that close to, but other than that I've never suffered true loss. I...
    temporaryhappiness temporaryhappiness 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2010

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