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The Fault in Our Stars #tfiosreview

Did you read The Fault in our Stars? Did you see the movie? (It isn’t Grapes of Wrath, but who wants to read that boring shit, anyway?) I liked the way “love” and “happiness” were portrayed throughout the novel and movie. While there is an oxytocin-like element to the early stages of romance between Hazel Grace…

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How to Grow Out Your Bangs

My friend is trying to grow out her bangs for her upcoming wedding. Just so you know, growing out your bangs is no joke. Here’s how you do it. Decide to stop cutting your bangs. Don’t cut them. Stop thinking about them. Really, I mean it, don’t cut them. Do what ever you can to…

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