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Dear Diary

Dear Diary  - Allison Cassatta 4 Stars

Chris is getting ready to attend the teenagers’ right of passage – the school prom. While he doesn’t really see it as significant himself, it’s important to his mother. So he’s putting on a tux and going through the ritual. But before that he has something else to do. Something that is more important to him by far. Chris needs to commit the story of his summer love to his digital diary via the hand- held recorder his father gave him. That summer he discovered both love and a part of himself that he hadn’t even realised was there.

“See, this past summer, I met Josh and he…” Chris let out a deep, contented sigh. “He changed everything, opened up something in me I never knew existed. He made me feel things I’d never felt before.”

This is essentially a diary entry – as, on the day of his prom, Chris tells of his summer romance, the one that made him realise that he’s gay....

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