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The Open Internet principles were not legal rules adopted by the FCC they were effectively a press statement posted on the FCC website.

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In the middle, the river was a deep green, scattered with rocks poking thei

In the middle, the river was a deep green, scattered with rocks poking their noses up for a breath. The water charged around them, creating eddies and whirlpools. Closer to the bank, the current dragged lengths of weed along with it so it seemed that long
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One fine day I stopped caring about what others think, and oh boy, I've lov

One fine day I stopped caring about what others think, and oh boy, I've loved every moment of life since then.
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Her (Mary's) Son first had to be the Child of the Father in order then to b

Her (Mary's) Son first had to be the Child of the Father in order then to become man and be capable of taking up on his shoulders the burden of a guilty world.
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Failure is temporary but hope is forever.

Failure is temporary but hope is forever.
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Many people turn to alcohol to try to drown the [cries] and longings of the

Many people turn to alcohol to try to drown the [cries] and longings of the soul. Others attempt to quiet the longings of their souls in other ways. Nothing but God ever completely satisfies, because the soul is made for God.
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My idea of success has little to do with fame. I just wanted to know if I c

My idea of success has little to do with fame. I just wanted to know if I could play with the best musicians in the business.
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Reason leavened with a little wit (if possible) is the real alternative to

Reason leavened with a little wit (if possible) is the real alternative to hate speech, meaning that there's no better time for it.
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Committee: A group of men who keep minutes and waste hours.

Committee: A group of men who keep minutes and waste hours.
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It is always the same. Whether you are walking or going by train, the way a

It is always the same. Whether you are walking or going by train, the way always seems shorter the second time than the first. (And that is true of distances that are not to be measured in miles and yards.)
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I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank ver

I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.
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If you’ve ever lost someone that you love, and I say ‘love’ and not ‘loved’

If you’ve ever lost someone that you love, and I say ‘love’ and not ‘loved’ because even when they’re gone, you still love them, you know that never goes away, but your life changes.
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I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life, partic

I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life, particularly in adolescence.
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