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This Woman’s Time Capsule From When She Was 13 Is So Painfully '90s

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And what bands were blowing up the charts. (Spice Girls, Backstreet Boys, and Chumbawamba, obv.)

Randi Bergman

(That's a cassette tape, a primitive music-holding device, for all you young folks.)

"To be honest, when I discovered it, I didn't even remember doing it," Bergman told BuzzFeed Canada. "I just know that I was obsessed with documenting things."

Randi Bergman

She found them after her mom finally got her to clean out her childhood bedroom, and finding the boxes brought a flood of nostalgia.

"I almost was crying, it just made me laugh so much, just at how innocent and ridiculous I was."

And every movie she saw that year. She would even write down who she saw the movie with, and a rating out of five.

Randi Bergman

She even noted when she snuck into teen flicks she was too young to see.

"I crossed out the names of everything I bought tickets for and put what I really saw," she said.

She even included some spare elastics for her braces.

Randi Bergman

Although some items are pretty personal to Bergman, anyone who's been a 13-year-old girl knows what a formative time that age is.

"I remember at the time having conversation with friends and everything was a competition about who would do more sexually with the Backstreet Boys even though none of us had ever even kissed someone."

Lauren Strapagiel is Managing Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto, Canada.

Contact Lauren Strapagiel at lauren.strapagiel@buzzfeed.com.

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