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Anxiety levels skyrocket as graduation approaches.

by BecomingLuke on May 2, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

2 Health classes and an English class to finish, 2 speeches to write, and about a dozen coming out letters because my dad keeps inviting family.

Pretty sure if stress and anxiety produced fuel, my whole city would be good for at least a month.


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