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Hey, Print This One, Too!

I’ve learned to accept what happened to me. I’m not a victim, I am a survivor. I fought hard to get where I am today. So go on, print this one, too. I have nothing to hide.

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Morticia

Being a teenager who was into punk and goth in the late 1980s wasn’t as commonplace as it is today.   I was labeled a freak, and being that freak teenager under the roof of my Mom-ster was bravery at its finest. Finding my individuality and voice – and keeping it – was important to me; I did all I could to keep it and most of all, my sanity. My style, as my musical taste, was a menagerie of punk rock, post-punk, new wave, darkwave, and classic alternative. I loved wearing black…

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A New Wave Punk Rock Christmas!

‘Tis the holiday season.   Radio stations and stores have played Christmas and Holiday music since before Thanksgiving. The stores have had their merchandise out since the end of July and sales started earlier this year. This is a happy and joyous time of year. Most people seem a little happier and more willing to help others out.  Excited children can’t wait for Santa to bring them lots of presents – and they are on winter break from school, much to the chagrin of some parents.  For many, this is a…

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