A therapist hides behind sandbags as a general talks of war.
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"Someone dropped me as a baby."
"I'm beginning to feel really good about myself again."
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"He hasn't been the same since Hurricane Bob."
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"I've seen things a dog's not supposed to see."
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"Both of you shut up and thank God you're not me."
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"Postwar is hell."
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"Oh, just picking up the pieces of my life after a really traumatic haircut."
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"I had a lovely time - now I'm going to go to bed and try to forget all about it."
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"Well, back to therapy."
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