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to not need anyone else to take care of you
to make plans and decisions about your life, without depending on anyone else
to be allowed to go anywhere in a place and do what you want
to not let yourself be influenced or controlled by other people
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
an object that floats on water to show ships where it is safe and where there is danger
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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