Weekend Writing Prompt: The strangest thing you can give up for 40 days and nights

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40 Days and 40 Nights
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For Lent, someone you live with is partaking in the tradition of giving something up for 40 days and 40 nights—and it's one of the most bizarre things you've ever heard of anyone giving up.


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