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    I won't ever forget the way they looked at me that night. We had just made love and softly...
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    When I was 12, I wanted so badly to be cool. I wore my hair the way the other...
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    Every 7 years, every cell in our human body is new. Piece by piece, day by day, we are...
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    I grew up a Jehovah's Witness. When people hear that, they automatically think negatively of the experience, as I did...
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    Moving to New York was very pivotal for me in the way that it's changed my story greatly. I've...
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    I've been staying up late at night thinking about race and identity in America. The country I grew up...

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