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I Remember The End Of My Childhood

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    The Day My Childhood Came To An End

    Not a long story, not a complicated one. I came home from school, went upstairs to my room and found my mother there. The room did not look the same at all. All of my toys and games were gone. Also, all of the decor that I had had in my room for years. My mother announced that my...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 8 Responses Apr 12, 2011

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