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Da n i e lSa l i na s , J r . b e g a nhi si n t e r e s ti nmo d e l i n g a nda c t i n ga tav e r yy o u nga ge , a l wa y sk e e p i n g u pwi t ht h el a t e s tf a s hi o nt r e ndsa nds h o ws . Wh e nhewa sj us t1 1ye a r so l d , h ewr o t et oMs . La r iNe l s on ,i nt r odu c e dh i ms e l fa n ds e n ti np h o t o g r a ph st ha th eh a dt a k e nwi t hh i sol d e rs i s t e r ’ s he l p. Ms . Ne l s o nr e s p o n de dr i gh ta wa ya s k i n g t ome e th i ma to n eofhe rRu n wa ys e s s i o n s . He t ookal e a po ff a i t ha ndd e c i d e dt ome e th e ri n pe r s on .Ha v i n gb e e ns c a mme db yaf e wo t h e r a g e n t si nt h ep a s t ,Da n i e lwa sab i two r r i e dt h a t t hi so ppo r t un i t ywou l db et h es a met y p eo f e xpe r i e n c e . Fo r t u n a t e l y ,hi sf i r s te nc o u n t e rwi t h Ms .Ne l s onwa sve r ypo s i t i ve . Shee x p l a i n e dh e r r o l ea n dh owt h emode l i n g / f a s hi o ni n d u s t r y wor ke d, a ndt h i sme e t i ngc onvi n c e dDa n i e lt h a t h er e a l l yc o u l dp u r s u eh i sd r e a mofbe c omi n ga mo de l / a c t or . Hes i gne do nwi t hNe l s o nFa s h i o n Gr ou p ,a n dt h ej o u r n e ybe g a n ! Af t e rs pe nd i ngaye a roft r a i ni n gwi t hNe l s on Fa s hi onGr o u p , s t i c k i n gt oas t r i c tdi e ta n d e x e r c i s er e g i me , a ndh a vi ngap l e a s a n t l y t i me d gr owt hs pu r t , Da n i e lt r a n s f o r me df r o mas h o r t , pu dg yboyi nt oat a l l , s t r o n g , y o u n gma n . Ea r l i e r t h i sy e a r ,Da n i e lt r a v e l e dt oDa l l a sf o rt h eMo d e l a ndTa l e ntExpo , h o s t e db yMi keBe a t y , a n dwa s s t unn e dwi t hhi sr e s u l t s !Hewa sn o t i c e dby e n t s , a n dr e c e i v e dt hemo s tc a l l s e ve r a lTopAg ba c k sf orhi sa gea n dge n de rt ha na n yo t h e r mod e li nNe l s o nFa s h i onGr ou p . Su p e rs t o k e d wi t ht he s er e s u l t s ,hewa sa l s oa s k e dt op a r t i c i p a t e i nt heEx po ’ sFa s h i onSho w.I na d d i t i o n , Da n i e l r e c e i ve dame d a lf o rt heBe s tCh i l dMo n o l o g u e , a swe l l . Asa7 t hg r a d e rh e r ei nSa nAnt o n i o , Da n i e li si n t h eNa t i ona lJ u ni o rHo n o rSo c i e t y , a n dc u r r e n t l y pl a ysf o o t ba l lf o rh i smi ddl es c hoo l . Hee n j o y s mus i c ,a r t ,a n dh a swo nb o t hdi s t r i c ta n ds t a t e wi d e c on t e s t sf o rh i spoe t r y .Da ni e l ’ sf a mi l yi sh i s b i g g e s tf a nba s ea ndi sp r o udo fhi sa c c o mp l i s h me n t s ,t hu sf a r . The yha v et a k e naf r o n tr o ws e a t t os e eh o wf a rh i sdr e a mswi l lt a keh i m.

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Sa r a hMa r t i n e zi sa10 y e a r ol dmo de l , a c t r e s s ,s i n ge r ,d a n c e r , a ndc he ff r o mSa n Ant o ni o , TX.Shei st heyoun g e s tofs i x c hi l dr e n ,t he“ b a b yo ft h eb u n c h . ”Sa r a h be ga nhe rmode l i ngc a r e e ri nMa r c ho f 2017wh e ns h ewa sj u s ts e v e ny e a r so l d . Si nc et h ea geoft hr e e , Sa r a hwo u l ds a y t ohe rmot he r , “ Mo m, y o uHAVEt op u t mei nmo d e l i ng! ”Sh ef i r s tv i s i t e dThe La r iNe l s o nFa s hi o nGr o u p / Th eAg e nc y wi t ht ho ugh t so fv i s i t i n g , a tl e a s t ,t wo ot he rt a l e nta ge nc i e st ob e gi nh e rc a r e e r . Af t e rt h ef i r s tr unwa yp r a c t i c ewi t hLa r i Ne l s on, Sa r a ht ol dh e rmo mt ha ts hed i d notwa n tt ol oo ka to t h e ra ge nc i e sb e c a u s e s h ef e l tt ha tLa r iNe l s o nwa swhe r es h e wa ss up pos e dt ob e !I twa sama t c hma d e i nhe a ve n. Sh e ’ sl e a r n e ds omu c hf r o mh e r a ma z i nga n dl ov i ngMo t he rAg e nt ,La r i Ne l s on ,a ndSa r a hf e e l sh umbl e dt ob e apa r to ft heb e s tMo t h e rAg e n c yi nt he c ount r y!Sa r a hha sa na ma z i n gs u ppor t s ys t e m.He rMo mmya n d( Ma t e r na lGr a n d ma )h e l pma n a g ehe rc a r e e ra n dd oa l l t he yc a nt oke e pSa r a hont r a c ki nor d e r t opur s ueh e rdr e a ms .Sa r a hh a sa t t e n d e d t heMo de l&Ta l e ntEx p oPr e s e n t e db y Mi k eBe a t yi nDa l l a s , TXt h r e et i me s . Byt h et h i r dt i me ,s h eh a dgr o wnt r e me n d ous l yi na l lt h ea r e a si nwh i c hs h eh ope s t opur s ue .


BI G BREAKS! Thi spa s ty e a r ,Sa r a hwe nto nh e r ve r yf i r s tt r i pt oTheBi gAp p l e , Ne wYo r kCi t y , a n dh a dh e rve r y f i r s tBr ook l y np h ot os hoo t ,a n ds i g n e d wi t hTWOa g e n c i e swh i l es h ewa s t he r e . Shel ov e she ra g e n t s , Av i v a TAa n dCh a r l i e Ska l lwi t hMMG/ I Wi n f i e l dwi t hFu n n yFa c eTo d a y . Sa r a h’ sc o oki n gs ki l l sgoth e ro n t o t hes howMa s t e rCh e fJ r . wi t h Gor do nRa ms e yt h i sp a s ty e a r , a nds hec a n ’ twa i tt ob ea bl et o s h a r eh e re x pe r i e nc ewi t hy o ua l l . Sa r a hl o v e st oh a v eh e rpho t ot a k e n a ndl o ve sbe i ngt hec e n t e rofa t t e n t i o n . Shewa sma d ef o rt h eBi gBr i g h t Li g ht sofHol l y wo o da n dSt a r do m!


Si n c et h el a s tEx p os hea t t e nd e di nNov e mbe r 2 0 1 8 , Sa r a hh a sno wbe e no f f i c i a l l ys i gn e dt o f o u ra g e n c i e sa n dh a sc o v e r e da l lt hema j or r e g i o n sf o rr e p r e s e n t a t i oni nt h eUn i t e dSt a t e s ! Sh ee v e nwo nOv e r a l lCo mpCa r dWi n ne rf o r h e ra g eg r o u p !Sh ei sr e p r e s e n t e db yt h ef ol l owAc t o r sCh o i c eAg e nc y , Lo ui s i a n a ; i n ga g e n c i e s : Th eCl u t t sAg e n c y , Da l l a s / Au s t i n ;MMG/ I TA, Ne wYo r k / Lo sAn g e l e s , a n dFu nn yFa c eTo da y , Ne wYo r k . Sh ei ss u p e re x c i t e dt of i n a l l yb e gi nwor ki ng p r o f e s s i o n a l l yi nt hee nt e r t a i nme nti nd u s t r y . He rb i g g e s td r e a mi st ob ea na c t r e s sont h e Bi gSc r e e ni nma j o rmo t i o np i c t u r e s ,a swe l l a st h eDi s n e yCh a n n e l . Sa r a hha swa l k e di n s o mer e a l l yf u nFa s h i o nSh ows , i nc l ud i ngt h e Ev e rAf t e rFa s h i o nSh o wp r e s e n t e db yMs . Br i t t a n yBa n k swi t hUp s c a l eTa l e nt , I n c . ;a n d t h a ti swh e r eSa r a hf i r s tc a meo utofh e rs h e l l a n db e g a nh e rl o v ef o rd a n c i n ga ndp e r f or mi ng . Sa r a h’ sb e s tf r i e n di sa nu pa n dc omi n g Su p e r s t a rn a me d‘ Si mp l yRa y n e , ’who h e l p e dSa r a hd i s c o v e rh e ri nn e rs t a r . Be c a u s e o fh e rf a i t hi nh e r ,Sa r a hha sga i n e dat r e me n d o u sa mo u n to fc o n f i d e n c ea ndbe l i e fi n h e r s e l fa n dh e ra bi l i t yt os h i n e !Af t e rt h eEv e r Af t e rFa s h i o nSh o w, s h ebe g a nt a k i ngHi pHo pd a n c el e s s o nswi t hMs . J a c k l e e nRi o sa t t h eJ e we lo fAr tDa n c eSt u d i oa ndh a sno t o n l yd i s c o v e r e dt h a ts hec a nda n c e , bu th a s l e a r n e dan e wf o u n dl o v ef o rmu s i ca n d e x p r e s s i o nt h r o u g hd a n c ep e r f o r ma n c ea n d c h o r e o g r a p hy . Sa r a hh a sda n c e di nt wo a we s o mer e c i t a lp r od u c t i o n s , a swe l la sa f e wFi e s t ae ve n t s , a nde v e ng o tt ope r f o r m wi t hh e rHi p Ho pd a n c ec r e wa tt heh a l f t i me s h o wa taSa nAn t o n i oSp u r sg a me !Th a twa s a ni n c r e d i b l ee x p e r i e n c e !


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On ep e r s o nSa r a hwo u l dl i ket oa c kn owl e d g e wh oh a sh e l p e dh e ri nh e rmod e l i n gc a r e e ri s h e rd e a rf r i e n da n dp h o t o g r a p h e r , AlZa v a l a wi t hAZPh ot o g r a p h y .Heh a st a ug htSa r a h wh i c ha n g l e sa r eh e rb e s ts i d e sa n dwha t p r o f e s s i o n a lp h o t o gr a p h e r se x pe c tf r o mpr o f e s s i o n a lmo d e l s . Th r ou ghAl , Sa r a hha sh a d ma n yo p p o r t un i t i e st od op r i n tmo d e l i n gwi t h Me l r o s eFa mi l yFa s h i on si nSa nAnt on i o. Sa r a hl o v e st omod e lt h e i rb e a u t i f u l , a f f or da b l ec l o t h i n g , a n dha sg a i n e ds omu c h e x p e r i e n c emo d e l i n gf o rt h e m. Sa r a ht a k e s p r i v a t ea c t i n gl e s s o n sa n ds c e ne / mon ol o gu e s t u d yf r o mLo sAn g e l e sAc t i n gCoa c h ,Mr . St e v e nPe n a . Heh a swor k e dwi t hSa r a ha n d t r a i n e dh e rp r i v a t e l yf o ro v e rt wo a n da ha l f y e a r sn o w, a n db e c a u s eofhi she l pwi t hhe r f i l me dmo n o l o g u e s , Sa r a hg a i n e dt won e w a g e n c i e swh ol o v e dhe ro n s c r e e na ud i t i on s . Sa r a h ’ sMo t h e r ,Mr s . An ge lMa r t i n e z , ha s s a l s ot r a i n e dSa r a hi nv o i c el e s s o n s . Sa r a h’ mo mh a sb e e np e r f o r mi n ga sav o c a l i s ts i nc e s h ewa s1 8y e a r so l da n dc o nt i n u e st owo r k wi t hSa r a ho nad a i l yb a s i si nt h ede ve l o pme n t o fh e rs i n g i n gv o i c e . Sa r a hh a sp e r f or me di n h e rs c h o o l ’ st a l e n ts h owt wi c e ,i nwhi c ho ut o f2 2 6s t u d e n t swh oa u d i t i on e d , o n l y30 s t u d e n t swe r es e l e c t e dt ope r f o r mi nt h es h ow! Sa r a hwa n t st oc o n t i n u ege t t i n gb e t t e ra sa s i n g e r , a n do n ed a y , s h eh o p e st obea b l et o s i n gi nmo v i e s , a n dma y b e , e v e nma k eh e r o wna l b um!


SPECI AL THANKS! Shee v e ng ott oh a v eh e rpi c t u r eo nt h e bi gl i g ht sofTi me sSq u a r eo u t s i d eo ft h e Di s ne ySt or e !Sa r a hun d e r s t a n dst h a tt h i s pa t hc on s i s t so fv e r yh a r dwor ka ndd e d i c a t i on, a nds h ei sv e r ymo t i v a t e dt op u r s u e he rd r e a ms .Sa r a hl o ve sJ e s usa n dgi ve s Go da l lt heg l or yf o rh e rs u c c e s sa n d a s ksi npr a ye rd a i l yf o rGo dt ol i ghth e r pa t ht os u c c e s s . Shef e e l ss h eh a sbe e ns ob l e s s e dt ob e a b l et oma k es oma n ywo n d e r f ulf r i e n ds whos ha r ei nma n yo ft h es a med r e a ms a ss h edo e s . Sa r a hwa nt st os e n das p e c i a l “ Tha n kYou”t oh e r“ Gr a maNe t t e ”a n d Gr a n dp aEr i cf o ra l lt h e i rs u p p o r ti nh e r c a r e e r ,be c a us ewi t h o u tt h e m, s hewo u l dn ’ t bewh e r es hei st o d a y . Shea l s owa n t st o t h a nkh e rmo m, d a d , a ndb i gb r ot he r s , Mi c h a e la ndJ os hu a , f o ra l lt h e i rs u ppo r t , l o vea nde nc our a ge me n ta th o me ;a ndo f c our s e ,t oa l lhe rf o l l owe r sa n df a n s !Sa r a h ha sah e a r to fg o l da n dwa nt sv e r ymu c ht o t a kec a r eofa l lt hos et ha ts hel ov e s .Sa r a h l o s the rNa n a( ma t e r na lgr e a t gr a n d ma ) whe ns hewa sf ourye a r so l da n ds t i l l r e me mb e r she r . Sh ea l s ol o s th e r“ Pops ” ( pa t e r n a lg r a nd f a t h e r ) , j u s tt wos h o r ty e a r s a go, a n dh e rb i g g e s tmo t i v a t i o ni nl i f ei s t oma k ehe rt wog u a r di a na ng e l si n He a ve npr o ud.Ke e pa ne yeoutf o ra l l t he r ei st oc o mef r omt h i su p a nd c omi n g SUPERSTAR,Mi s sSa r a hSt e p ha n i e Ma r t i n e z , whoh e rc l o s e s tf r i e ndsa nd f a mi l ya f f e c t i on a t e l yc a l l“ Sa r a hBe a r . ”


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Th r o u g ht h e s ee f f o r t s , t h er e c e nt l yc o mpl e t e d Ro t e n&Comp a n yI n s u r a n c eOf f i c eBu i l d i n g wa sa wa r d e de n e r g yr e b a t e sb yCPSEne r g y d u et oi t se n e r g y e f f i c i e n td e s i g ns t r a t e gi e sa n d h i g hp e r f o r ma n c et h e r ma le nv e l o p et h a t r e ma r k a b l ye x c e e d st h eI n t e r n a t i o na lEn e r g y Co n s e r v a t i o nCo deRe q u i r e me nt sbyn e a r l y 5 0 %.Ha v i n gs p e nto v e r1 2ye a r sde v e l o pi n ga u n i q u es p e c i a l i z a t i o nwi t ha d v a n c e db ui l di ng e n v e l o p es y s t e msa n ds u c c e s s f u l l yi nt e g r a t i n g t h e s et h e r ma le nv e l o p es y s t e msi n t opr o j e c t s c l e v e r l y&c o s t e f f e c t i v e l yf i r ml ypl a c e s Ar c h i t e c t u r aSAi na ne x c l us i v ec a t e g or yo f Sa nAn t on i oAr c hi t e c t st h a te na b l e sf o r“ Tr u e Su s t a i n a b i l i t y ”t ob ei n c o r p or a t e di nt ot he e v o l v i n gSa nAn t o ni oCo ns t r u c t i o nI n du s t r yof t h ef u t u r e .


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SAMo nt hl yr e c o g n i z e sAr c h i t e c t ur aSA’ sf o r i t sdi s t i ng ui s h e de f f o r t si npi o n e e r i n ga dv a n c e d bui l di n gc on s t r uc t i ons y s t e msa n dr e s o l vi n g ourc r i t i c a ln e e di nc r e a t i n gne wa r c h i t e c t u r e t ha tde l i ve r ss u pe r i ore n e r g y e f f i c i e nc y&f i r s t c l a s si nd o ore n vi r onme n t s … whi l es t i l l pr o vi di ngame a nso fwi t hs t a n d i n gMot he r Na t ur e ’ swo r s t .I nt h ep a s ty e a r ,t hed e s i g n f i r mh a sp us he df o r wa r da sal e a de ri nc r e a t i n g a wa r e n e s sont h ed i r en e e dt obu i l dmor e r e s i l i e nta r c hi t e c t ur ei nh a z a r dpr o ner e g i o n s a ndwo r k e dwi t hCPSEne r gyi nhi g h l i g h t i n g t hea dv a nt a ge so fa d v a nc e dt h e r ma lbui l d i n g e nve l ope ss ys t e mst ha tf a re x c e e dt h ea d o p t e d I nt e r na t i o na le ne r g yc o n s e r v a t i o nc ode ( I ECC)mi ni mu mr e q ui r e me n t s .

Th r o u g ht h e s ee f f o r t s , t h er e c e nt l yc o mpl e t e d Ro t e n&Comp a n yI n s u r a n c eOf f i c eBu i l d i n g wa sa wa r d e de n e r g yr e b a t e sb yCPSEne r g y d u et oi t se n e r g y e f f i c i e n td e s i g ns t r a t e gi e sa n d h i g hp e r f o r ma n c et h e r ma le nv e l o p et h a t r e ma r k a b l ye x c e e d st h eI n t e r n a t i o na lEn e r g y Co n s e r v a t i o nCo deRe q u i r e me nt sbyn e a r l y 5 0 %.Ha v i n gs p e nto v e r1 2ye a r sde v e l o pi n ga u n i q u es p e c i a l i z a t i o nwi t ha d v a n c e db ui l di ng e n v e l o p es y s t e msa n ds u c c e s s f u l l yi nt e g r a t i n g t h e s et h e r ma le nv e l o p es y s t e msi n t opr o j e c t s c l e v e r l y&c o s t e f f e c t i v e l yf i r ml ypl a c e s Ar c h i t e c t u r aSAi na ne x c l us i v ec a t e g or yo f Sa nAn t on i oAr c hi t e c t st h a te na b l e sf o r“ Tr u e Su s t a i n a b i l i t y ”t ob ei n c o r p or a t e di nt ot he e v o l v i n gSa nAn t o ni oCo ns t r u c t i o nI n du s t r yof t h ef u t u r e .


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Whatcan Ido abouti t? Fa mi l y , f r i e nds , e duc a t or sofvi c t i ms a bs o l ut e l yHAVEt or e por ts us pe c t e d a bus et oa ut ho r i t i e sa nds c ho ol a dmi ni s t r a t o r s . Ps y c ho l o gi c a lc o uns e l i ngs ho ul dal s o bes o ug ht . Li ke wi s e , t ho s ewhos us pe c ts o me o ne t he ykno wo fbe i ngano f f e nde rs ho ul d r e po r tt hebe ha v i ort oa ut ho r i t i e sand s c ho o la dmi ni s t r at o r s .


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t h a naf e wy e a r s . Th i sl e a dt omyl o ngl i neof f a i l e dr e l a t i o n s h i ps , Id e v e l o p e das e l f d e s t r u c t i v ep e r s o n a l i t y ,i ft h er e l a t i on s hi p wa s n ’ tf a i l i n gIwo u l ds e l fd e s t r uc ti t .

Ia mapr odu c to fg e n e r a t i o n a lc h i l da n d dome s t i ca bus e . Ve r yf e wme nwi l lha v et h e Hewo u l da b u s ehe r , p hy s i c a l l ya n dme n t a l l y , c ou r a get owa l kami l ei nmys h o e s . f o rmo s to fmyl i f e , u n t i lt h e yf i n a l l ys e p a r a t e d. Ia m/ wa sr a i s e di nag e n e r a t i o n a ln a r c i s s i s t i c Yo uwo u l dt h i n ki twa sf i n a l l yo v e r-NO!He a n ds a di s t i ce n v i r o n me nt . t o r t u r e dh e rme n t a l l ya n df i n a n c i a l l yf o rma ny y e a r st of o l l o w. Heu s e dc h i l dc u s t od y , c hi l d Iwa sa b u s e dbymymo t h e r ,b e c a u s eI s u p p o r ta n da nyt y p eo fp u bl i ch u mi l i a t i on r e mi n de dhe ro fmyf a t h e r . Ia mal ongt e r m p o s s i b l e . vi c t i m/ pr o duc tofDo me s t i cv i o l e nc e . Le t mee xp l a i nt ha tf r o mas u r v i v o r / vi c t i m’ s Hel i v e di nas e p a r a t et o wn , a f t e rh el e f th e r . poi nto fvi e w. Mo n ke ySe e-Mo n ke yDo ! Sh ewa ss t u c kwi t h3k i d si nt h es a met own wh e r et h e yl i v e dt o g e t h e r .Hewo u l dn ’ tp a y Ch i l d r e n' sl e a r n e db e h a v i ors t a r t sbyt h e h e rc h i l ds u p p o r ta n da c c u s e dhe ro fbe i n ga e x a mpl es e tbymo m, d a d , a u n t s , u n c l e s s l u ta n dwh o r ebe c a u s es hewo r k e da sa a n dgr a nd pa r e nt s . Is e e nmyf a t he rc he a to n b a r t e n d e rt of e e du s . Th emo r eh ed i dt ha tt o mymo t h e rs oma n yt i me s ,hi se x c us ewa s h e r , t h emo r es h er e s e n t e dmea ndt h ewo r s e be c a us ewo me nc a nno tb ef a i t h f u lf ormo r e Ib e c a me .


TRUEOR FALSE? ? CANABUSERSCHANGE? o ft h ef o l l o wi n go neormo r et i me s . . I t ’ smyd i e t-To oma n ys t a r c h e sa ndt o o Ye s ! ! !Iwa keu pe v e r yda ya ndh a v et o mu c hme a t . Ie a tt o omu c hs u ga r , c a u s i n g wor kh a r dt obeal e a de r , n o tabe a t e r . Un t i l h y p o g l y c e mi cs p i k e si nmyb l o ods u ga r . a na b us e rt a ke sowne r s h i poft he i ro wn Ih a v eb e e nt o l dt oa v o i dMSGi nmyf o o d pr obl e msa n da l l owsf r i e n d sa n df a mi l yt o b e c a u s ei tma k e smeAn g r y .Ih a vebe e nt o l d hol dt he ma c c o unt a bl e , a bus e r sc a n n o ta n d r et h a no n c eIha v ep i c k e dt h ewr o ngk i nd wi l ln otc ha ng e !I t ’ st h en a t u r eo fana r c i s s i s t i c mo fwo ma nt ob ei nv ol v e dwi t h . An ot h e re xc us e a bus e rt ode n yr e s pon s i bi l i t yf ort he i ra c t i o n s . o wa s , I t ’ sOK, yo uh a v e n ’ thu r the rt ha tba d , o uwi l lg r o wo u to fi t . Do c t or sa n dp s y c hol o g i s t s , i nmyo p i n i o n , a r e y t o ob l a mef ort h es e ve r eup t i c ki ndo me s t i c It r i e dt oc h e c kmy s e l fi n t oaps y c hi a t r i cwa r d vi ol e n c ea bu s ea ndd e a t h . Ic a n n o tt e l ly o u o n c ei nFl o r i d a .Th e yr e f u s e dt ot a k eme howma nyc ou n s e l o r s , d oc t o r sa n dp s y b e c a u s et h e r ewa sn o t h i n gwr o ngwi t hme . c ho l og i s t s ,It a l ke dt oo, l o o k i n gf orh e l pa s ayo ungma n, b e g i n n i ngmyj o u r n e yd o wn Ih a v el o s th o u s e s , v e h i c l e sa n dr e c e n t l yf ou n d a l on gt her o a do fo n ef a i l e dr e l a t i o n s h i p u t , Ima yha v et wob i o l o g i c a ld a ug ht e r ’ s ,d ue a f t e ra no t h e r .Co uns e l o r sa n dps y c h o l o g i s t s , o t ot h ea c c e p t a n c eo fmyge n e r a t i o na lbe h a vi or c ont i n u et oma kee xc u s e sf o rwh yme na n d p r o b l e ms . wome na r ea bu s i ve . Iha v ebe e nt ol de a c h .


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Ho wma n yo fr e me mb e rt h ena me so fpe o pl e wh oha v eb u l l i e dy o u ?Yo uwi l ln e ve rf or ge t t h e mi ny o u rl i f e t i me . Some n t a la b u s ei sf a rwo r s et h a np hy s i c a la b u s e . Ca nAb u s e r sCh a n ge ? Ye s ! Wi l lt h e y ? On l yi ft h e yr e a l l ywa n tt o a n da l l o we v e r y o n et oh o l dt he ma c c ou n t a b l e f o rt h e i ra c t i o n s .

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