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30 Awesome Book Dedications That Might Be Better Than The Actual Book

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This Boy's Life
This Boy’s Life

1. Tobias Wolff, ‘This Boy’s Life’

My first stepfather used to say that what I didn’t know would fill a book. Well, here it is.

2. Garrison Keillor, ‘Good Poems’

To all the English teachers, especially the great ones.

3. e.e. cummings, No Thanks

No Thanks
No Thanks


I asked women to tell the story behind one of their Instagram photos ๐Ÿ“ธ

“This is me on the roof of my building forcing myself to laugh. Every time I make my best friend take photos of me I remember that I’ve been single for 5 years and don’t have anyone to be in the photo with me. I’m just alone. My hair looks good though.”

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Cut yourself some slack. One of the biggest regrets most people have about their 20s is that they didnโ€™t enjoy them more. And Iโ€™m not talking about โ€œbuy more expensive dinners, take another trip to Thailandโ€ type of enjoyment. I mean having the ability to take a deep breath and sip coffee in the morning knowing that you have done, and are doing, your best.

“These essays are slowly changing my life, as the title promises. As my friends’ birthday come along, they will all be receiving a copy of this wonderful book.โ€ – Janie

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