Hoping we didn’t give our baby permanent trauma

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And we both survived

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And getting it smashed was not defeat

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Ten minutes of your day might change someone’s life

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How I conquered my fear on a black diamond

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If it’s worth doing, isn’t it worth doing well?

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It’s not just getting whatever you want

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Sometimes experience matters more than money

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So everyone in the company tells the same story

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But now I’m so glad she did

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Anneliese Rider

Published author, freelance writer and editor, biking enthusiast, and blogger at annelieserider.com.

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