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I Wonder What It Takes To Be A Success

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    There's A Big Difference Between Success And Successes

    Until recently, I considered myself a success by any measure. Not anymore. I haven't been able to parlay my successes into success. Sounds confusing, but I am talking about the kind of success that, at least gives one a semi-comfortable perch from which to view the world...
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 5 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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