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Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides Quotes: In the end, it wasn't death that surprised her but the stubbornness of life.
         

In the end, it wasn't death that surprised her but the stubbornness of life.


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In the end, it wasn't death that surprised her but the stubbornness of life.
         



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