To get you to like me, I thought I had to put on a show.
Some songs are with you for life, whether you know it or not.
Every household has its own weird rules.
One of them makes you a jerk, the other makes you awesome.
Even when he lived with us, my father was always vanishing.
Never outgrow the playground.
What we had.
The cost of pursuing the American dream.
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