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I just want to go 'home.'

by Layne on August 30, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I returned from my camp about a week ago and it was definitely nice to come back and see my friends and settle back into my 'normal' life. But this morning I had the thought, 'I kind of just want to go home...' And it sank in how much I miss my camp and my friends there and really how I took it all for granted. I miss it all terribly but I know I have a whole year to endure until that void can be filled. Home is where you feel most loved and secure, and I really want to get back to that.


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