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Member since January 11, 2010


My favorite story of all time is:
The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

In bed I like to read:
YA Fiction

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Don't worry. It'll all work out.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
She Is - Ben Rector

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
The person I write about.

MediaAddict23’s Latest Memoir of 15

“Dry Clean Only: Heart on sleeve.”

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