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Hen3ry

Member since January 28, 2009

ABOUT ME

Right now, I'm reading:
Anne Tyler

In bed I like to read:
Biographies, mostly..

My favorite story of all time is:
Little Lord Fauntleroy

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
NDERF

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?
It seemed like a good idea.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Follow your heart, not your fear.

Hen3ry’s Latest Memoir of 57

“Night owl. Day job. Sleep deprivation.”

 
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