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こんばんは (good evening) from the bicentennial mural in the @carolinaunion! It's a great place to learn some kanji in time for my Japanese 101 class tomorrow at 8 AM. Thanks for sharing the day with me! しつれいします. #takeovertuesday | 📸: Bridget Mizener '20
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Ultimate frisbee is totally a real sport, and the ladies of @uncpleiades have #nodaysoff... A little late night throwing sesh to work on my flick is always in order. #takeovertuesday | 📸: Bridget Mizener '20
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