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Life as a Single Mom

I can say though that since becoming a parent, it has really made me stop and magnify the things in my life that I don’t really like about myself and want to change.
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When I Close My Eyes

Short story by Sonia Gandiaga, based on the true story of Pony the Orangutan. Pony was captured and used as a prostitute in a Bornean village until his rescue.
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How to Make it in Modern Art

Making it in the world of modern art is tough. Want the insider’s guide to artistic super-stardom? Here are some secrets of the trade that will capitulate you to be the next Damien Hirst.

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