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nixieGurl
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I think I can safely speak for everyone here when I say we all have so much to thank you for.

It has been a long long time since I first found Scarleteen and started reading things that noone had ever told me before, that noone had ever even offered in a place like NZ, and I remember very clearly thinking with a little apprehension but a lot of hope "They might actually listen". And you did, often, for years afterward and still now. It was a bit like all of a sudden I didn't have to live in my head anymore, like there was someone sitting on the other side of the world from me who actually cared about me, when the people in the room next to me didnt really care at all. I don't think I can even ever tell you what that felt like, but it was life saving.

I am not sure you really know how much you do for kid's like I was who have never had a shoulder to cry on before, but to do it without judgment or hesitation, for people you have never met is just something that I will never forget.

What I am trying to say is I hope that at least on your birthday you know how loved and important you are and I hope you feel it all today.

Happy Birthday Heather, we love you.

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Heather
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What a beautiful, lovely gift to wake up to.

Thanks so much for this, Em. It means an awful lot to me. [Smile]

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nixieGurl
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Well it's all true. Glad it brightened your morning!
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