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Lori Leibovich Got tattoo in basement, parents oblivious. —Molly Savage Final change to my Facebook status. —Kim Mance German-Jews. Dyslexia. Acting. Family. Writing. Complete. —Henry Winkler Wanted a baby. Got a miscarriage. —Rhonda Parrish 42 faked 24, went Idol audition! —Ivan Chow It all changed in an instant. —Candis Sykes They called off the search party. —Bethany Browning Emulated Hemingway, Bukowski; just drunk now. —Michael Gustie My cat is an ungrateful brat. —Nellie McKay Jungle fever made his parents nervous.

Emily Farris Don’t speak Greek. Didn’t speak English. —Judson Morrow Gay rehab doesn’t work at all. —Weston Ashley Practice every day, you get better. —Kenny G Hit me, I’ll hit you back. —Mark Zupan My life popped like a zit. —Lauren Rosen Machetes, revenge, and butterflies reflect Congo. —Brian Wood-Koiwa Navy brat: ship without an anchor. —Amy Miller I’m vegan, but I kill spiders. —Alison Carey I secretly liked my debutante ball. —Kate McNeil Planted a garden and smoked weed. —Matthew Schmeer Same crimes, different people, usual suspects.

Sylvia Bright-Green Always the Dunkleman, never the Seacrest. —Brian Marabello Stop bothering me. Trying to work. —Paul Whitehouse Adventures, joys, love beyond my desserts. —Max Hastings I gave her the wrong flowers. ” —Christine Lami Don’t know which Self to synopsize. —Art Spiegelman Rose-tinted glasses came in handy. —Lee Payne Saved the people in my head. —Hanna Utkin Owning a bookstore. Living the dream. —Vicki Erwin My sis caught me wacking it. —Richie Hume Husband won heart. Babies stole it.

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