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No Quick Fixes for Mental Illness

The first voice you hear is mine.  And I had kind of forgotten I was ill.  Does this happen with you? It’s gone, so it never was?   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7a9XQZaQDg&feature=player_embedded#! Filed under: Bipolar Disorder
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No Quick Fixes for Mental Illness video

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