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My favorite story of all time is:
Freedom Writers

In bed I like to read:

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
books, fanfiction.net, facebook, twitter

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?
Despite all the setbacks in life, I'm still here

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Talk to someone. Face your fears.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
too many to name, but Welcome to my life by Simple Plan comes creepy close!

JJ206’s Latest Memoir of 148

“After years of chaos, finally peace.”

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