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‘So Only Love Will Grow and Bloom’: For Sooyoung on Her 29th Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on February 10th, 2018
sooyoung is soo amazing

Since debut, Sooyoung has always been the sharp one. Quick-witted, but knowing exactly when to take a step back and let others shine, too. Ever ready to tease her members for the sake of the camera, but always careful to never cross over into truly mean-spirited waters. In short: she can fill a stage as […]

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‘Stay with Me Day and Night’: For Yuri on Her 29th Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on December 5th, 2017
yuri cosmo wowow

A decade is a long time; and the years of training just to prepare for that decade (and beyond), even more so. It can’t be done by everyone, and even those at the top often falter — because it requires more than just strength and talent, or perseverance and even desperation. Fate and fortune are […]

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‘GET UP’: For Hyoyeon on Her 29th Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on September 22nd, 2017
hyoyeon smile

An acronym that describes what Kim Hyoyeon is to SONE. G.E.T. U.P. Genuine. In a business that’s built on manufactured images and hiding behind layers upon layers, it’s common knowledge that most of the time, we’re only shown whatever has been chosen for us to see. And yet, Hyoyeon seems to pay little attention to […]

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‘PROMISE’: For Girls’ Generation on Their 10th Anniversary
Posted by moonrise31 on August 5th, 2017
snsd lets go on for a long time

An acronym — and a song — that describes what Girls’ Generation is to SONE. PR.OM.I.SE PRoud. Fans, of course, have been saying it for days and weeks, months and years: “as expected”, “those are our girls”, “look how far they’ve come”. Because it’s all true — and then some. Today, we still recall some […]

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‘(I Just Wanna) DANCE’: For Tiffany on Her 29th Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on August 1st, 2017
tiffany wOwow

D.A.N.C.E. An acronym that describes what Hwang Tiffany is to SONE. Daring. It takes a lot of guts to make it as an idol; it takes even more to travel across an ocean to do it. Regardless of what sacrifices she’s had to make, Tiffany has definitely made her mark just by bravery alone. And […]

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‘HELLO’: For Seohyun on Her 27th Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on June 28th, 2017
seohyun spao

​ An acronym — and a song — that describes what Seo Juhyun is to SONE. H.E.L.L.O. Honest. From the day she unabashedly declared that their rice cooker was the one that made the rice in Girls’ Generation’s dorm, it’s been obvious that one of Seohyun’s consistent qualities is how genuine she is. She smiles […]

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