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Lauren Morrill, who writes young adult fiction, tells a true story about adolescent infatuation and the humiliations it can cause.

Her new book, It's Kind of a Cheesy Lovestory, is available for pre-order now and is out in March.

Lauren Morrill

Photo by Vani Stoyanova

Acoustic guitarist Justin Cutway performs a song written in response that he says was not easy to write.

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Photo by Chris Smith

And trumpeter and rapper Vinson Muhammad performs a spoken word piece that draws inspiration from both Lauren and Lil Wayne at a house concert in Macon, Georgia.

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Photo by Maximo Oliviera