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I See My Dad Is Sad

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    I Dont Want To Be Like My Dad..

    I am the first to admit he is a smart, talented, successful ******* but there is no reason why I should not be responsible for my own life.. just because he is my dad he does not get to decide my destiny.
    HereliesLink HereliesLink 26-30 Apr 10, 2012

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