"I was a late bloomer. But anyone who blooms at all, ever, is very lucky." -- Sharon Olds

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How to be (less) AwkwardThis is a great, great read about fireflies and butterflies and helping others feel valued- the post is especially great reading if you feel like a firefly sometimes.