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1. This is "Soft" in its original written form. 

2. I went to the museum a while ago and this was the effort they put into the frontal depiction of a dinosaur standing and "sitting"/resting(?) ... "We need answers Sway!" 

3. I was telling my sister about an uncomfortable and hard thing I had to do and...

... She doesn't let me lie to myself, even if I subconsciously need to, for temporary emotional comfort. There's a thing (quote/belief/saying) about asking for advice even if we already know what we should do... which I think is (roughly) true. In that situation, I knew what I had to do, I just needed the comfort of someone (authoritatively) saying "No one else will do this for you. It's going to be hard but you'll be fine".

4. (Customary interview segment) Junot Diaz was talking about "Art, race and capitalism" and he shared these blessings...