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klutzy_kara : (20 March 2018 - 03:06 PM) amazing!!! Congrats Alison <3
starbuck. : (20 March 2018 - 01:30 PM) omg alison congrats to you, too!!! :hug: :hug:
choobacca : (20 March 2018 - 12:44 PM) Yay kara!!! I also got into grad school and a huge scholarship which i did NOT expect. Way to go girl! <3
klutzy_kara : (20 March 2018 - 10:13 AM) Thank you everyone!!
abhainn : (20 March 2018 - 09:03 AM) That's awesome, congratulations!!!
Newt Scamander. : (20 March 2018 - 08:42 AM) Grats Ti you :glomp:
starbuck. : (20 March 2018 - 08:37 AM) congrats!!! :D :hug: :queen: :dumbles:
beyond the rain : (20 March 2018 - 08:35 AM) woo well done kara!!!
klutzy_kara : (20 March 2018 - 12:49 AM) <3 <3 thank you isabel!
esoteric. : (19 March 2018 - 11:35 PM) congrats, kara!!!
klutzy_kara : (19 March 2018 - 10:48 PM) thanks!!
miss atomic... : (19 March 2018 - 10:32 PM) oooh congrats!
klutzy_kara : (19 March 2018 - 10:30 PM) I just got accepted to my first grad school!!! :O
prongsbeak : (19 March 2018 - 06:22 PM) I'm currently on a texture-downloading spree! O_O
Newt Scamander. : (19 March 2018 - 02:06 PM) :hug:

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