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By Samaiya SILVER
Medellin, Other

There was a dead girl in front of the library this morning. She was breathing, but she wasn’t alive. Whatever existence she’d had during her few years – I calculated she was around...
Samaiya SILVER, Medellin, Other
7 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Urbs2013 BRONZE, Not Listed, New York
4 articles 2 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The tao that can be told
is not the eternal Tao
The name that can be named
is not the eternal Name.

The unnamable is the eternally real.
Naming is the origin
of all particular things."

Palrice8 PLATINUM, Lynn, Massachusetts
48 articles 4 photos 37 comments

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"Face the downs and be grateful for the ups." - David Archuleta

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By Mandiella DIAMOND
Plaistow, New Hampshire
Mandiella DIAMOND, Plaistow, New Hampshire
73 articles 58 photos 349 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't waste time. Start procrastinating now.

Nura.is.Beast BRONZE, Boulder, Colorado
1 article 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
Don't Cry Because Its Over
Smile Because It Happened

Girls fall in love with what they hear
Boys fall in love with what they see
That's why girls wear make up
and boys lie

tzwick BRONZE, Muncie, Indiana
1 article 0 photos 0 comments
Scott VonDeBur BRONZE, Springfield, Illinois
1 article 0 photos 4 comments
KaranAgarwal BRONZE, Centennial, Colorado
1 article 0 photos 0 comments
gabee_p SILVER, MOUNTAIN HOME, Arkansas
6 articles 1 photo 6 comments
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missJaneAusten BRONZE, Toronto, Other
3 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never take life too sriously. You don't make it out alive anyway"