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When I was a kid my dad’s then-girlfriend took me to a psychic. The woman examined my hand for a moment before looking up to say, “You better watch her when she gets older,” and then, to me, “You better watch out for yourself.” There was concern in her voice.

Who says that to a 10 year old?

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Emily Books: The Incident 

an essay by Charlotte Lang about deciding not to believe in fate.