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The only good my mistakes made...

by Wench on January 1, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I am more aware of the evil in this world - and less afraid to confront it. The only good that has come from all of the mistakes I've made is that when the time comes to protect my son, I will know a little better what I'm facing.

It wouldn't matter, either way. I will stand in front of anything.


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