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we will remember this when we are old and ancient
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I would say there are things that I used to be, that I am no longer, and one day I will likely say the same of my present self. Things I thought were difinitive and unyielding now seem utterly confused and a little silly. But who doesn't feel that way about their adolesence once they are able to look back from a distance? Back then, I had a feeling that time was running out, and now I feel lucky to be here right at the beginning.

Look out at the horizon--the future is there, barely, with a thousand tiny moments growing like wildflowers is the space that stretches between.
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