"I was put on this earth to change the world!"
"There will be a time when I won't long for love anymore because it will be mine."
"The world is dangerous and scary right now in ways I couldn't even fathom a decade ago."
"Sometimes it's hard to trust myself, but the more I do the better it feels."
"I will never be able to outrun myself."
"I really don't feel joy the way I used to around the holidays."
Julia Furlan is an audio editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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