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My life's manifesto fits thirteen sixes.

by Amapola on November 17, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

This is a revisited version of a series of six-words memoirs I wrote sometime ago (thirteen in total).

Some have been revised, but the sequence in which they were written and their overall meaning stayed the same.

Feel free to share forward.


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