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There are starving people in Utopia!

by heyjoanne on April 28, 2009   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Mom was not a good cook and I would not eat whatever was for dinner that night. All frustrated and annoyed she yelled, "Don't waste food! There are starving people in Utopia!" Me, hysterical, knew she meant to say "Ethopia".


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