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This piece could not have come at a better time in my life. I often find myself locked in the myopia of my experiences — that I have not lived enough to espouse profound claims. But we’re just documenting, observing, forever searching for the perfect word to hand over as gifts to let others know they’re not alone. Thank you.

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