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“Very occasionally, if you pay really close attention, life doesn’t suck.”
― Joss Whedon

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Detroit Begs Nation To Just Give It Something, Anything, To Manufacture

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‘Refrigerators, Towels, Whatever You Want,’ Residents Say.

Look, I am from Detroit. This is no joke. Seriously. When I say things are desperate in Detroit, it’s a understatement. Help! Obama ain’t done nothing for us.

http://www.theonion.com/article/detroit-begs-nation-just-give-it-something-anythin-52366

Introvert

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Go ahead. You hate on me. Jill Scott

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To the haters: You can call me weird, stupid, crazy if you want to. But every thing, any thing, all the good things you see in my life, I paid for.

First Job Atrocities

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“First Job Atrocities” By Melanie Maheu.

My first job was my dream job. Sincerely. I worked in a book store coffee shop, and up until that point, it was the only thing I really wanted to do. I remember going to grab triple-venti-five-pump-no-whip caramel macchiatos with my high school buddies, and as I watched the baristas pass the cups and dump the shots, I thought, “That’s it! That’s what I want to do!” The kids behind the counter were always so swank and sassy. They usually had a piercing or ten and tattoos on their arms that said, “I’m young and trendy and I don’t need your 9 to 5” (I mean, the tats didn’t literally say that, but you get it). Well, I knew I was destined for swankiness and sassiness too. At one point, I thought seriously about dropping out of college, because I felt so formidable behind that counter. Until my roommates started showing up at night to shout at me as I mopped the floors. I remember an elderly man approaching me as I scrubbed up some days-old-gum and saying, “Just laugh in their face when they ask to borrow $20.” Well, old man, they didn’t need my $20, they were on their parents’ dime. And, come to think of it, I didn’t need it either. Once I realized how much Everclear and experimentation I was missing out on, I called in sick and never came back. Responsibility at its finest.  Read the rest on Insphire

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“What screws us up the most in life is the picture in our head of how it is supposed to be.”
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I Heard Them Say Yesterday.

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” There are times I hurt until I want to lay down and die. But the abuse is over. It’s a new day.”  Radicalhope

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