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Four years: Living out of boxes.

by misskellydee on February 8, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

The college life is the minimalist life. Everything you own needs to be packed up twice a year, crammed into some sort of transportation, and repeated. I go home and I live out of a bag. I am in school and I live in a cubicle. I am a student. and I am a nomad.


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