„What they don't know is that I went over the edge years ago, and lived to tell the tale.“

—  Rebecca Wells, livro Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Variante: I have been to the edge and lived to tell the tale..
Fonte: Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Última atualização 22 de Maio de 2020. História
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