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Greeting essence underneath frantically crafted facades

by anntares on April 5, 2010   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


I've met a wide range of people, from movie stars to sharecroppers, CEOs to city street people. The education, physical looks or abilities, profession or job, money, life experience, style and possessions, types of homes if any.. when that's all we know about each other, we don't know anything about each other. We can only sense who we are... maybe find out only when someone must decide between the authentic or the cover.

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