I Should Be Me, Because Everyone Else Is Already Taken

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    A Favorite Quote

      "Life is an eternal quest about knowing oneself. It's time to challenge yourself, to rediscover your hidden traits, talents, and tendencies. Several inconvenient questions, which you have swept under the carpet, might resurface if you do not know how to be...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    3 Responses May 19, 2010

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