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The Importance of Love

My first year in high school, we celebrated Valentine’s Day with these little things called candy-grams. Candy-grams consisted of a cutesy message of seldom-requited adoration and came complete with a red, heart-shaped lollipop to show how much the sender cared. For about a dollar, anyone could send a candy-gram, though it should be noted that firing off one of these love missiles was on par with asking someone out on a date. Candy-grams were not to be taken lightly, and were as bold a declaration of one’s intentions as a kiss on the lips.

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