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Things I Didn't Say

My story is not only shaped by spoken conversations or dramatic monologues, but also by my innermost thoughts and the millions of things that tumble through my mind and never leave my mouth.
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Coming into character

But despite all of my efforts to become a person of traditional value, alongside my power-hungry ambitions grew a more genuine but equally powerful gravity toward the arts.
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Give me liberty or give me laundry

We could go on forever about all of the glorious parts about being home. It’s where the heart is — as well as the freedom from washing our own dishes. We get to spend time with our parents, and more importantly our dog, while dodging the responsibilities that weigh so heavily on us during
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Best decision we ever made

“College is going to be the best time of your life.” We’ve all heard it before. Some middle-aged family friend has looked at us wistfully whilst repeating the all-too-familiar maxim about making these four years something you will treasure until the day you die. Yeah, no pressure there. … Just make this
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