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Grandpa's opinions of me: still changing.

by BecomingLuke on April 28, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

He apparently fell into the family belief that I'm a flaming lesbian (okay I fed that rumour) to the point where when I said boyfriend earlier his reaction was:
"Boyfriend? You have one? I thought you were dating a girl... YOU LIKE BOYS?"


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