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why we use the same words for defrint thingsbrooke
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what is iris?Colleen
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how were people madejoshuah
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What is Coronavirus?Jake
how does addiction work?Evan
Why do kids bully?Addison
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is being gay wrong?Emmalene
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why do we go to school?david
What is a sociopath?Rowan
why do people lie about stuff there is no reason to lie about?reese
How do dogs communicate with other dogs?Anna
What were the Jim Crow laws?Alex
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why is Chicago so bigmason
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