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I Surrender My Heart: A Portrait of Jessica for Her 31st Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on April 18th, 2019
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Follow your dreams. It’s a phrase that’s been taught to us from a young age: the concept that breathes fairy tales to life, the inspiration that pushes people through the roughest days with hopes of some brighter future. Of course, such a concept is much simpler in theory than in practice. Only a fraction of […]

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Time Lapse: A Portrait of Taeyeon for Her 31st Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on March 9th, 2019
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Picture a warm summer day in 2007, air buzzing with excitement as well as the early August heat. This is the stuff that dreams are made of: the dreams of teenagers who grew up much too fast just so they could have a chance of looking back later, with the pride of walking the road […]

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Like a Flower Petal: A Portrait of Sooyoung for Her 30th Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on February 10th, 2019
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Eleven years is a long time. And as Girls’ Generation closes in on their twelfth anniversary, many fans might find themselves in an odd balance of feeling a little bit like Girls’ Generation has been around since forever ago, and a little bit like Girls’ Generation has practically disappeared since forever ago. Because as much […]

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C’est La Vie: A Portrait of Yuri for Her 30th Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on December 5th, 2018
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For those who have followed Girls’ Generation since their beginnings, or for others who joined later but have had the opportunity to search through more nostalgic times, it’s easy to see that Yuri has always had an outlook on life that many can only dream of following. She takes each day as it comes, and […]

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‘Until the End’: For Hyoyeon on Her 30th Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on September 22nd, 2018
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In a world where success depends on something as finicky as public opinion, very few are able to strike the balance between toeing the line of social convention while also remaining true to the colors they want to show off to their audience — an audience who may have stopped by on a whim, ready […]

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‘Light Up the Sky’: For Girls’ Generation on Their 11th Anniversary
Posted by moonrise31 on August 5th, 2018
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Eleven years is a long time. In an industry that’s always looking for the next big hit before the current one has even stepped onto the stage, few make it past the gauntlet of public scrutiny, and fewer are able to ride the favor of a nationwide audience for longer than it takes to be […]

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