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unrequited-unrequired 1

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My info for you out there is the same as I've given on my other write, I will add I have the greatest sympathy

with people suffering from an identity crisis in general, there is in these a vein that questions whether some

people would be just out for gain, and that covers some of the exagerated plot.' hope all is well and I have

caused a smile or two.'


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unrequited-unrequired 1

 Lady at the desk.. Hello this is wabc radio caller.'  hello i would like to speak on the station to Tom-morrow, what would you like to say?  I just want someone to understand me..' can you tell me a little more? say whats your name.? well my name is Linne.. Lady at desk; did you say Lenny sir? no no its definatley Linnie.'
Lady at desk Oh I see.' And what's your name lady? I'm Sandy, can you give me a little more info Linnie? as Mr Morrows time is quite limited.' Oh I can appreciate that Sandy, I just want to get on this slot; as I am quite a special case you see & I know Tom is talking to people on personality& identity issues, and well I think he could be my last chance.' WOW you're last chance I'll see what I can do.'......... Hello Linnie if you can hold on for one minute I can get you a slot.' Great Sandy.. Now Linnie the next voice you hear will be Toms.' Ok & thanks..' Hello Tom-morrow here is that Lennie? I'm Linnie Mr Morrow thats spelled l-i-n-n-i-e  Linnie, Ok buddy gotcha.. Well how can I be of help Linnie? well I can't help feeling I am a 
jellybean... What was that caller.? Did I hear you say a jellybean.' yes Tom can I call you Tom? yes yes of course.' I don't think I have ever heard of anyone with such a challenge in life.' I know and thats not all you see I know I am a rasberry jellybean, and as well as that I have a psycopathaic desire.' you do.? yes I have just gone out and brought a whole box of jellybeans, and I have the desire to eat them..' I've just ripped a bag open now..' I don't want to murder them but I cant seem to help myself.'

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Date: 5/20/2017 8:16:00 AM
Just returned to the start so that I can go to No. 4
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Date: 5/15/2017 5:11:00 PM
Love it, on to the next :)
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Date: 3/15/2017 5:01:00 AM
Love it Joe!
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Joe Maverick
Date: 3/18/2017 5:21:00 PM
Thanks Jimbo'
Date: 3/12/2017 6:48:00 AM
Fascinating concept.
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