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Right now, I'm reading:
May I be Happy

My favorite story of all time is:
Alice in Wonderland

In bed I like to read:
Sacred Texts

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:

If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?
Don't know when to say no

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Your freckles were cute not ugly

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Rise up with fists

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Grandma Rose

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