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7 Things Your Mother Needs To Hear You Say

When I was a child, my mother was the center of my universe.

She seemed to alight from high, and softly land in all the right places.

She never raised her voice, and never ever raised her hand. All she had to do was look at me and say, ‘Cheryl Aaaann’. READ MORE

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    These 3 Fearless Girls Ended Up On National Television And Shocked Everyone

    Somewhere in America, there is hope because of brilliant, fearless girls like this.

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