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Evocative Childhood Smells (Smells That Take Me Back)

As humans, we tend to neglect our sense of smell, in favor of the showy senses of sight and smell. We often suppress our awareness of what our nose is telling us. Some odors instantly trigger memories and emotions, taking us on a ride whether we want to go there or not.
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