While it may be true that teenage girls are prone to overdramatizing their lives, England’s Princess Elizabeth had good reason to fret during
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The craftspeople at Cote France know how to keep a secret.
Most artists start small and move on to bigger things, but few have followed that career path as literally as Albert Paley has.
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Leaving Their Mark
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