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Does this make me look short?

Most of the time I would be ever so grateful to be one or two inches taller.

For a short time when I was 10 years old, I towered above everyone else in my class at Sixth Street School. Alas, then my growth hormones decided they had better things to do.

In my pre-teens, I stood on my tippy toes and stretched in front of my dresser mirror, hoping my shell would crack.

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