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The Shrink always warned me that carriers stay wracked with lifelong guilt. It's not an uplifting thing having turned lovers into monsters. We feel bad that we haven't turned into monsters ourselves--survivor's guilt, that's called. And we feel a bit stupid that we didn't notice our own symptoms earlier. I mean, I'd been sort of wondering why the Atkins diet was giving me night vision. But that hadn't seemed like something to worry about...

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What can I tell you about the alchemy of twins?Twins are two bodies that da

What can I tell you about the alchemy of twins?Twins are two bodies that dance to each other’s joy.Two minds that drownin each other’s despair.Two spirits that flywith each other’s love.Twins are two separate beingsconjoined at the heart!
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When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, s

When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow.
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The more I see of deer, the more I admire them as mountaineers. They make t

The more I see of deer, the more I admire them as mountaineers. They make their way into the heart of the roughest solitudes with smooth reserve of strength, through dense belts of brush and forest encumbered with fallen trees and boulder piles, across ca
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Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who k

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
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There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers that is a fairy s

There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.
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I can speak to my soul only when the two of us are off exploring deserts or

I can speak to my soul only when the two of us are off exploring deserts or cities or mountains or roads.
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I thought it was foolish mumbo jumbo when I was alive - then I woke up dead

I thought it was foolish mumbo jumbo when I was alive - then I woke up dead.
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On Kwajalein, Louie and Phil leared a dark truth known to the doomed in Hit

On Kwajalein, Louie and Phil leared a dark truth known to the doomed in Hitler's death camps, the slaves of the American South, and a hundred other generations of betrayed people. Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen.
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Neither of us could stay within an enclosed cage for long.

Neither of us could stay within an enclosed cage for long.
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I remember this song by Clay Walker that came out in the '90s called 'This

I remember this song by Clay Walker that came out in the '90s called 'This Woman and This Man,' and it was about breaking up, loss, the pain of moving on, and my parents were just getting divorced at the time, so I listened to it over and over again.
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Even a deep chick like me needed to have a shallow spot somewhere inside.

Even a deep chick like me needed to have a shallow spot somewhere inside.
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Songs don't have to be about going out on Saturday night and having a good

Songs don't have to be about going out on Saturday night and having a good rink-up and driving home and crashing cars. A lot of what I've done is about alienation... about where you fit in society.
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