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Amiee

Member since June 8, 2008

ABOUT ME

Right now, I'm reading:
Choke

In bed I like to read:
Any of the books I happen to be reading at the time.

My favorite story of all time is:
Short story: The Meeting by Aimee Bender. Novel: The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
A Practical Wedding

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?
*Being clumsy and awkward... yet incredibly lucky and grateful. *Looking much younger than I actually

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
You are okay just like that!

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