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I Suffer So Those Around Will Be Happy

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    all through life..as far back as i can remember, i willingly suffered so those around me would be happy.   whether it meant being the one to speak up, take the blame, cover for them, do the work for them, what ever the favor may be or the result, i did it.   even...
    XxFallenxX XxFallenxX 18-21, F May 15, 2009

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