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I would utilize my fame to take over the world and force everyone to be a version of me. Everyone would then be so awesome that their eyes would burn out of their sockets. Then my fame would be over but I'd still have control over the world, so it doesn't matter how famous I am, I still have control.- Potato, North Independence
I'd show people that you really can make a difference!- Mikaela E., Kearney
I would be partying with the biggest names is Hollywood and having the best time of my life.- Victoria W., Kearney
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