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Poems, Protest, and a Dream: Selected Writings

Poems, Protest, and a Dream: Selected Writings

1997 ·
·4.07·218 Ratings ·304 Pages
“ If you feel beautiful, then you are. Even if you don't, you still are. ” ― Terri Guillemets
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