The voice

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A few months ago, my BFF sent me a series of audio messages about some randomness that I’ve since forgotten about and we never looked back. Now, besides talking to him via FaceTime or phone, voice text is my preferred method of keeping in touch with the third-year law student whose unaligned work-life schedule often conflicts with …

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