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The Mountains Are Your Stepping Stones: A Letter for Yoona on Her 26th Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on May 30th, 2015
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Dear Yoona, So, it’s that time of year again. It’s hard to believe that another twelve months have already passed, right? And it feels like so much has changed; but at the same time, so much has stayed the same. For example: you’re still acting, of course, except for the fact that you’ve expanded to […]

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Reaching New Heights: A Letter for Jessica on Her 27th Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on April 18th, 2015
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Dear Jessica, 2014 hasn’t been easy; we know you’d be the first to agree. And in reality, 2015 is pretty tough as well, right? Starting with a new dream, a new set of rules, and a new industry no less. If the world wasn’t watching before, it certainly is now. So what can you do? Well: take […]

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At the Speed of Light: A Portrait of Taeyeon for Her 27th Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on March 9th, 2015
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One night, almost eight years ago, a lone figure stood on a bridge somewhere in the vastness of Seoul. She ignored the cameras at her back, the eyes on the other side ever watching (How many pairs? She must have wondered. Ten? Twenty? Never in her wildest dreams could she have imagined today). Regardless, she […]

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What’s in a Name: A Portrait of Sooyoung for Her 26th Birthday
Posted by SNSDDani on February 10th, 2015
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Remember when Girls’ Generation would introduce themselves with those overly cheesy descriptions in front their names? Kid Leader Taeyeon? Energy Pill Sunny? Hard to believe that was about eight years ago, huh? Needless to say, they don’t use them anymore, since everybody knows who they are nowadays, but back then, they needed a catchphrase to […]

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The Sky Is The Limit: A Portrait of Yuri for Her 26th Birthday
Posted by bekkiglittz on December 5th, 2014
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Fans of Girls’ Generation have always been drawn to Yuri for many reasons: from her lovable personality, to her amazing sense of humor, to her dancing, Yuri always finds ways to make fans fall in love with her more and more. However, while Yuri is naturally gifted in all of these aspects, it’s clear that one […]

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#HYOLO: A Portrait of Hyoyeon for Her 26th Birthday
Posted by anye on September 22nd, 2014
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Now, I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, “HYOLO? Hyohunny, please. I know what this article’s going to be about—endless praise about Hyo’s globe-trotting, party-going, Bangkok-loving lifestyle.” You probably even rolled your eyes at the oh-so-clever portmanteau of Hyo + YOLO. For those not “in the know”, “YOLO” is an acronym of the phrase, “You only […]

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