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I Should Be Me, Because Everyone Else Is Already Taken

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      "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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    Just great. I thought you would be there for me but you left just like everyone else.
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