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Wednesday, December 12, 2007


if you were the man who shot the archduke, what would be running through your head as you pulled the trigger?


Eric said...

I would be would be wondering if I was doing the right thing.


Quincy said...

I would be thinking: What am I doing, this could throw us all into war. I probably would never do it but that is what I would be thinking.

Maggie said...

oh gosh, what would i think??? That's hard cuz i don't really think i would do that. I would probably think sonething like- eye on the, jk. I would actually wonder if it was gonna work. Also, I would probably be worried about how his family would handle the death.

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