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Missing home. Missing independence. Missing freedom.

by JenaK on March 7, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


We've been without a car for the better part of four months. I hit a deer in November and its been, well, eye opening. I am at the will of those that offer to help, on thirty time, in their schedule, in their pace. I just want my freedom back. I want to remember how it feels to go somewhere just because I want to or because I can.

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