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Keija Parssinen used a journal to recreate moments from her life

September 26, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
"A lot of times you feel moments very intensely, so I write it down so you can recreate it in words," Keija Parssinen said. Parssinen began keeping a journal after being influenced by Patricia Highsmith, author of "The Talented Mr. Ripley."

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