I am worth 25 cents.

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I didn't realize how prideful and arrogant I could be until my girlfriend and I began getting serious about our lives together.  Now that we are engaged and planning to get married at the end of the year, I am realizing how selfish and arrogant I really am.

The Struggle Is Real!

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Among teenagers today, there is a phrase that they say when they are faced with challenges in life: "The struggle is real!"  (Unless you're from Whiteville, then you will say, "The skruggle is real!")  Today, I join them in their cry.  "THE STRUGGLE IS REAL!"