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the way I still remember you posting him on instagram and I was like omg she got the cool new skater boy !! but no idea the background of what he went through. that first love connection with someone is so special. thank you for sharing with us ❤️

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this was stunning

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Eliza, this was so captivating. You have a true gift!

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Crying in my college campus center. ppl are looking. GOD is this good

I put 'Stay' on when I read the first lyrics so Love on the Brain came on after and I just replayed it when it stopped so it was playing the whole time I was reading and it felt so perfect

thank you for this. So much

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so beautiful thank u eliza 💗

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beautiful writing, i’m feeling very seen + understood after reading. you captured the feeling of it all so perfectly. thank you❤️

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feeling gutted

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thank you for sharing this 💞 the way you describe crying in the bathroom comes in like my own vivid memory

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I can’t believe you wrote that song at 14! It is so lovely and the ukulele makes me so nostalgic for those tender early teen years.

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Truly a way with words! Thank u for sharing

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I am in a place of tears, that is for sure.

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Eliza you are wise beyond your years

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been thinking about this piece since I first read it this morning, thank u for writing it ❤️‍🩹

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Incredible... the story, and the song. Thank you, Eliza...

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