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Drove to teenage wasteland for daughter.

by TheUnknownComic on December 13, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My 12 year old daughter wanted to see Ed Sheeran. The cheapest way to accomplish this was to go to a venue that was 6 hours away. I have to say that the acts on stage were less annoying than the audience. Even Ed agreed, he requested that the screaming teenage girls shut up (he took a few minutes to get the idea across in a more diplomatic fashion).


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