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An acquaintance of mine from high school had a birthday yesterday. This day, alongside one other particular day, I’m usually reminded of the big impact he had during my senior year.

I didn’t know him that well. He was one of those people I knew about but not personally. The one thing I did remember most vividly is sitting in front of him in my Spanish literature class. He enjoyed using his phone to play an annoying, high-pitched noise during class that our teacher couldn’t hear. We hated him for that stupid, screeching sound… when we weren’t snickering quietly at the genuinely funny situation.

But in April of 2007, he was in a car crash. And he was gone.

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