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    This Song Will Save Your Life – Leila Sales

    “You think it’s so easy to change yourself.  You think it’s so easy, but it’s not.  What do you think it takes to reinvent yourself as an all-new person, a person who makes sense, who belongs? Do you change your clothes, your hair, your face? Go on, then. Do it. Pierce your ears, trim your fringe, buy a new bag. they will still see past that, see you, the girl who is still too scared, still too smart for her own good, still a beat behind, still, always, wrong. Change all you want; you can’t change that.  I know because I tried.”   Elise has always been unpopular. It was…

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    Scars – Cheryl Rainfield

    “‘Someone is following me.’ I gulp air, trying to breathe.  Carolyn leans forward, her face worried. ‘What makes you say that?’ There’s a hesitation in her voice that stings me. ‘You don’t believe me!’ I spit the words out at her, then look away, twisting my hands together to keep them from trembling.” Kendra is battling with herself, her past and her memories. She has a secret past that she’s only recently been remember anything about, and even then she can’t remember everything. She was abused as a child, repeatedly, but cannot remember the identity of her abuser. Now every man that she has known for a long time is…