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You start dating a person you met at your local grocery store. The date is going well—you've taken the person to your favorite restaurant (in which you both ordered the same unusual meal) and, it turns out, you both grew up in the same small town. The problem is, when you got for a walk along the coastline at the end of the date, she reveals something about her past that shocks you. (Good? Bad? You decide.)

You start dating a person you met at your local grocery store. The date is going well—you've taken the person to your favorite restaurant (in which you both ordered the same unusual meal) and, it turns out, you both grew up in the same small town. The problem is, when you got for a walk along the coastline at the end of the date, she reveals something about her past that shocks you. (Good? Bad? You decide.)

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