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  • The other day, someone who I had only met once tried to guess my name. When he finally gave up after many an incorrect guess, I told him the name I was given. Flabberghasted, he said, "DANCE?? Who's named Dance? I can't believe it!"

    It was probably the most dramatic response to an introduction I've ever received, but I can't say I'm surprised.

    My mom tells the story of how she came up with my name better than I ever could.
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