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L.A. Affairs: I ran into three of my exes. Was the universe trying to tell me something?

I met one of my exes on Grindr. He was an astrological match, and our Virgo/Taurus…

‘Nobody’s coming’ for L.A.’s doomed shelter dogs. This volunteer superstar is changing that

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