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This Made Me Cry

The 8-year-old in me, that is.

I can’t remember the last time I felt that happy and free. Photo by Joe Caione on Unsplash

I saw this image in someone’s piece somewhere in some publication (God knows it’s been used enough) and I just cried. Not boo-hoo falling out. The painful kind of cry. The feel-it-in-your-heart-as-the-tears-flow kinda cry.

And then I cried some more.

I’m not a crier by nature. Not anymore, anyway. I was when I was younger. As a kid…



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