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Maurice Sendak Quotes: I remember my own childhood vividly...I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn't let adults know I knew. It would scare them
         

I remember my own childhood vividly...I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn't let adults know I knew. It would scare them


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