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Vel Grande and Krystle Carkeek
  • International Falls, MN
  • JoinedApril 7, 2013

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VelGrande VelGrande Jan 08, 2017 12:51AM
I AM BACK - After a long writing hiatus, spent mostly promoting The Essence, I am closing in on publishing a new one-act play - A-D-D, the story of a body in geometry class and a mind surfing a disor...
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