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Dakota Lane, ask again, tell same.

by makeaworld on November 30, 2009   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


It all started when I was named. Because it is a fairly unique name (particularly back when I was born) I was beaten up a few times for it, but it also opened doors for me as a writer--and still does.

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