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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 small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …
the first day of Lent
the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards
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