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A few weeks after my mom passed in November of 2013, I came back from an injury and entered the Egg Bowl in the second half against Ole Miss. I'll never forget the feeling when I walked back out on the field. As I walked into the Egg Bowl, the crowd stood up and clapped like they were enveloping me in a giant hug.

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Jemima Jane Erickson was one drunken pass away from jumping Ethan Weston's

Jemima Jane Erickson was one drunken pass away from jumping Ethan Weston's bones. He just didn't know it.
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You need a body to preserve your soul, not a set of abstract principles.

You need a body to preserve your soul, not a set of abstract principles.
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Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth inaccuracy is a

Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.
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I just can't get with this idea that literature is a 12-step program. If so

I just can't get with this idea that literature is a 12-step program. If someone wants to read a book to see good people get rewarded and the bad people get punished, essentially what they want is a fairy tale.
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The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much ab

The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it.
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If you learn from every mistake, you never fail at anything.

If you learn from every mistake, you never fail at anything.
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If the rich could hire other people to die for them, the poor could make a

If the rich could hire other people to die for them, the poor could make a wonderful living.
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I pull my lower lip all the way in between my teeth. If I try hard enough,

I pull my lower lip all the way in between my teeth. If I try hard enough, maybe I can gobble my whole self this way.... I didn't try hard enough to swallow myself.
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Our identity as Christians is a purpose-driven life

Our identity as Christians is a purpose-driven life
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Every time I hold your hand in the night and look at that star, I remember

Every time I hold your hand in the night and look at that star, I remember the fact that it is millions of light years away from us, we are looking at its past and it doesn't exist anymore and I always end up feeling, what if we both are made up of the du
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She could not have been born gray. Hercolor, her color of brown, was an ess

She could not have been born gray. Hercolor, her color of brown, was an essential part of her, not an accident. Her anger, timidity, brashness, gentleness, all were elements of her mixed being, her mixednature, dark and clear right through, like Baltic am
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The author perceives nuances of Abigail Adams' character in the occasional

The author perceives nuances of Abigail Adams' character in the occasional errors she makes in readily quoting John Milton. Rather than giving the observer a reason to quibble, they are evidence that she had absorbed Milton's works enough to feel comforta
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