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I Want To Rebuild My Life

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    Scatter for the remaining pieces and make useless attempts at putting them back together. Is it possible to find what is lost, when what you've lost are pieces of you?  How do you recognize such pieces in the aftermath of what shattered you in the first place?Rebuilding...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 14, 2012

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