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Right now, many youth are on spring break or will be next week. Spring break is usually spent relaxing, sleeping in and hanging out with friends however, is that really using our time wisely? For most ..
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Memoirs of a Muhajjaba Entry 1: The First Thread

...As the search continued, my eyes landed on some tops hidden at the bottom of the box. They were a bit low cut, but I decided that I could pair them with a scarf around the neck to fix that up. I was surprised to find a short skirt and thought “I wore this?!”

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Right now, many youth are on spring break or will be next week. Spring break is usually spent relaxing, sleeping in and hanging out with friends however, is that really using our time wisely? For most of us, it’s a two week break and in that time, what is mentioned above is usually how we …