Chicken Bones for the Teenage Soup
by Alan Haehnel

Productions (148)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 60 minutes
  • 29 f, 24 m, 5 either (10-60 actors possible: 5-45 f, 5-45 m)
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language
  • Set: Open stage or simple platforms
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-171-3

Chicken Bones for the Teenage Soup
by Alan Haehnel

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Productions (148)
  • Comedy
  • 40 - 60 minutes
  • 29 f, 24 m, 5 either (10-60 actors possible: 5-45 f, 5-45 m)
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language
  • Set: Open stage or simple platforms

Unlike the megapopular book series it parodies, Chicken Bones for the Teenage Soup is a comic ode to pessimism. In a series of short scenes, diverse characters illustrate various sentimental moments from everyday life, only to be repeatedly crushed by sardonic twists of cruel fate.

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Unlike the megapopular book series it parodies, Chicken Bones for the Teenage Soup is a comic ode to pessimism. In a series of short scenes, diverse characters illustrate various sentimental moments from everyday life, only to be repeatedly crushed by sardonic twists of cruel fate.

  • Comedy
  • 40 - 60 minutes
  • 29 f, 24 m, 5 either (10-60 actors possible: 5-45 f, 5-45 m)
  • Content Notes: Mild adult language
  • Set: Open stage or simple platforms
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-171-3

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Central High School
Corinth, ME United States
Central High School Corinth, ME United States
DEC 31, 2016 - DEC 31, 2016
Holy Trinity High School
Fort McMurray, AB Canada
Holy Trinity High School Fort McMurray, AB Canada
DEC 20, 2016 - DEC 20, 2016
Rogers High School
Rogers, AR United States
Rogers High School Rogers, AR United States
NOV 24, 2016 - NOV 24, 2016
David Brankin Elementary School
Surrey, BC Canada
David Brankin Elementary School Surrey, BC Canada
JUN 23, 2016 - JUN 23, 2016
Belton Middle School
Belton, MO United States
Belton Middle School Belton, MO United States
MAY 27, 2016 - MAY 28, 2016
Stone Bridge High School
Ashburn, VA United States
Stone Bridge High School Ashburn, VA United States
MAY 25, 2016 - MAY 25, 2016
North Brunswick High School
Oak Island, NC United States
North Brunswick High School Oak Island, NC United States
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Colorado Springs, CO United States
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Rock Hill, SC United States
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MAY 27, 2015 - MAY 27, 2015
Laney High School
Wilmington, NC United States
Laney High School Wilmington, NC United States
APR 15, 2015 - APR 15, 2015
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Huntsville, AL United States
Grissom High School Theatre Huntsville, AL United States
MAR 14, 2015 - MAR 14, 2015
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Jackson, MO United States
Sainte Genevieve High School Jackson, MO United States
JAN 15, 2015 - JAN 15, 2015
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Stafford, VA United States
Rodney Thompson Middle School Stafford, VA United States
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Rio Rancho, NM United States
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MAY 08, 2014 - MAY 09, 2014
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El Paso, TX United States
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Fairhope, AL United States
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El Paso, TX United States
Socorro High School El Paso, TX United States
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St Mary's Anglican Girls School
Karrinyup, WA Australia
St Mary's Anglican Girls School Karrinyup, WA Australia
MAR 07, 2014 - MAR 07, 2014
Baconton Community Charter School
Baconton, GA United States
Baconton Community Charter School Baconton, GA United States
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Owatonna High School
Owatonna, MN United States
Owatonna High School Owatonna, MN United States
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Austin, TX United States
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Eastern High School
Atlantic City, NJ United States
Eastern High School Atlantic City, NJ United States
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Grissom High School Theatre
Huntsville, AL United States
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MAR 20, 2013 - MAR 20, 2013
South Carleton High School
Richmond, ON Canada
South Carleton High School Richmond, ON Canada
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Chatfield Senior High
Littleton, CO United States
Chatfield Senior High Littleton, CO United States
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Chiawana High School
Edinborough, United Kingdom
Chiawana High School Edinborough, United Kingdom
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Eastern Regional High School
Voorhees, NJ United States
Eastern Regional High School Voorhees, NJ United States
MAY 18, 2012 - MAY 19, 2012
St. Charles North High School
St. Charles, IL United States
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Owensboro High School
Owensboro, KY United States
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Trailridge Middle School
Shawnee Mission, KS United States
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Clarinda High School
Blanchard, IA United States
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DEC 15, 2011 - DEC 17, 2011
Fernley High School
Fernley, NV United States
Fernley High School Fernley, NV United States
DEC 08, 2011 - DEC 09, 2011
Quabbin Drama Club
Barre, MA United States
Quabbin Drama Club Barre, MA United States
NOV 11, 2011 - APR 01, 2012
Kearney High School
Kearney, NE United States
Kearney High School Kearney, NE United States
OCT 13, 2011 - OCT 15, 2011
Golden West High School
Visalia, CA United States
Golden West High School Visalia, CA United States
AUG 05, 2011 - AUG 05, 2011
Barrington Recreational Theatre
Barrington, RI United States
Barrington Recreational Theatre Barrington, RI United States
JUN 30, 2011 - JUN 30, 2011
Yeokum Middle School
Belton, MO United States
Yeokum Middle School Belton, MO United States
MAR 10, 2011 - MAR 10, 2011
Oliver Middle School
Broken Arrow, OK United States
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Carroll High School
Sioux City, IA United States
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Carroll Community High School
Manson, IA United States
Carroll Community High School Manson, IA United States
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Cooper Middle School
McLean, VA United States
Cooper Middle School McLean, VA United States
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Shawnee Mission Northwest High School
Shawnee, KS United States
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School Shawnee, KS United States
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Coral Springs Charter School
West Palm Beach, FL United States
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OCT 27, 2010 - NOV 12, 2010
Clintwood High School
Wise, VA United States
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Downers Grove North High School
Downers Grove, IL United States
Downers Grove North High School Downers Grove, IL United States
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Mt. Tabor High School
Winston-Salem, NC United States
Mt. Tabor High School Winston-Salem, NC United States
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Pisgah High School
Canton, NC United States
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Sapulpa, OK United States
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Las Vegas, NV United States
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Heritage High School
Virginia Beach, VA United States
Heritage High School Virginia Beach, VA United States
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Newport News, VA United States
Heritage High School Newport News, VA United States
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Pagosa Springs High School
Pagosa Springs, CO United States
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DEC 15, 2009 - DEC 17, 2009
Wando High School
Mount Pleasant, SC United States
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Pinecrest High School
Southern Pines, NC United States
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Damonte Ranch High School Drama
Reno, NV United States
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Red Creek Central High School
Red Creek, NY United States
Red Creek Central High School Red Creek, NY United States
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Pinewood Prep
Summerville, SC United States
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Valletta, Malta
N/A Valletta, Malta
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Fern Ridge High School
Creve Coeur, MO United States
Fern Ridge High School Creve Coeur, MO United States
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Marshwood High School
South Berwick, ME United States
Marshwood High School South Berwick, ME United States
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Cranwell Theatrical Society
Sleaford, United Kingdom
Cranwell Theatrical Society Sleaford, United Kingdom
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Barrington Recreational Theatre
Barrington, RI United States
Barrington Recreational Theatre Barrington, RI United States
JUN 05, 2009 - JUN 05, 2009
Long Trail School
Dorset, VT United States
Long Trail School Dorset, VT United States
APR 28, 2009 - APR 30, 2009
Central Florida Community College
Ocala, FL United States
Central Florida Community College Ocala, FL United States
APR 28, 2009 - APR 29, 2009
Rivendell Academy
Orford, NH United States
Rivendell Academy Orford, NH United States
APR 26, 2009 - APR 26, 2009
Clayton County Public Schools
Jonesboro, GA United States
Clayton County Public Schools Jonesboro, GA United States
APR 23, 2009 - APR 23, 2009
Holt High School
Wentzville, MO United States
Holt High School Wentzville, MO United States
APR 23, 2009 - APR 24, 2009
Snake River High School
Blackfoot, ID United States
Snake River High School Blackfoot, ID United States
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Pasco High School
Pasco, WA United States
Pasco High School Pasco, WA United States
MAR 21, 2009 - MAR 21, 2009
Rivendell Academy
Orford, NH United States
Rivendell Academy Orford, NH United States
MAR 13, 2009 - MAR 13, 2009
Holt High School
Clayton, MO United States
Holt High School Clayton, MO United States
JAN 24, 2009 - JAN 24, 2009
Lenox High School
Osceola, IA United States
Lenox High School Osceola, IA United States
JAN 15, 2009 - JAN 16, 2009
E. A. Laney High School
Wilmington, NC United States
E. A. Laney High School Wilmington, NC United States
DEC 15, 2008 - DEC 15, 2008
Salpointe Catholic High School
Tucson, AZ United States
Salpointe Catholic High School Tucson, AZ United States
NOV 25, 2008 - NOV 25, 2008
Northview Heights S.S
North York, ON Canada
Northview Heights S.S North York, ON Canada
AUG 01, 2008 - AUG 01, 2008
Gainesville Association For The Creative Arts
Gainesville, FL United States
Gainesville Association For The Creative Arts Gainesville, FL United States
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RepCo
Chevy Chase, MD United States
RepCo Chevy Chase, MD United States
MAY 28, 2008 - MAY 28, 2008
Center For Teaching And Learning
Edgecomb, ME United States
Center For Teaching And Learning Edgecomb, ME United States
MAY 21, 2008 - MAY 22, 2008
W. Mack Lyon Middle School
Overton, NV United States
W. Mack Lyon Middle School Overton, NV United States
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St. Mary School
DeKalb, IL United States
St. Mary School DeKalb, IL United States
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Oak Mountain High School
Birmingham, AL United States
Oak Mountain High School Birmingham, AL United States
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Washington Community High School
Washington, IL United States
Washington Community High School Washington, IL United States
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Papillion-LaVista High School
Papillion, NE United States
Papillion-LaVista High School Papillion, NE United States
MAR 15, 2008 - MAR 15, 2008
Piedmont Open Middle School
Kings Mountaint, NC United States
Piedmont Open Middle School Kings Mountaint, NC United States
MAR 08, 2008 - MAR 08, 2008
Central High School
Corinth, ME United States
Central High School Corinth, ME United States
FEB 20, 2008 - FEB 20, 2008
Holy Family Gymnasium
Lindsay Holy Family, NE United States
Holy Family Gymnasium Lindsay Holy Family, NE United States
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Stow-Munroe Falls High School
Stow, OH United States
Stow-Munroe Falls High School Stow, OH United States
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Waldorf, MD United States
Thomas Stone High School Waldorf, MD United States
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Fabens High School
Fabens, TX United States
Fabens High School Fabens, TX United States
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Genoa-Kingston High School
Genoa, IL United States
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OCT 12, 2007 - OCT 12, 2007
Dallastown Area High School
Dallastown, PA United States
Dallastown Area High School Dallastown, PA United States
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Cedar Ridge High School Theatre
Hillsborough, NC United States
Cedar Ridge High School Theatre Hillsborough, NC United States
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Eastern High School
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Eastern High School Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Allentown, NJ United States
Allentown High School Allentown, NJ United States
MAY 24, 2007 - MAY 24, 2007
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Camp Lejeune, NC United States
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MAY 04, 2007 - MAY 04, 2007
Middletown High School Thespians
Middletown, OH United States
Middletown High School Thespians Middletown, OH United States
MAY 01, 2007 - MAY 01, 2007
North High School Theatre Arts
Torrance, CA United States
North High School Theatre Arts Torrance, CA United States
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Ponoka Composite High School
Ponoka, AB Canada
Ponoka Composite High School Ponoka, AB Canada
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SMCHS
Bismarck, ND United States
SMCHS Bismarck, ND United States
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Round Rock, TX United States
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Solon High School
Solon, OH United States
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Colorado Springs, CO United States
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Winthrop, IA United States
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Huntersville, NC United States
J.M. Alexander Middle School Huntersville, NC United States
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Virginia Beach, VA United States
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Hollywood, FL United States
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Monticello Community Education
Monticello, MN United States
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Pinconning, MI United States
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Duluth, GA United States
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Hammond, LA United States
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MAR 09, 2006 - MAR 09, 2006
Central High Speech Team
Cape Girardeau, MO United States
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FEB 22, 2006 - FEB 23, 2006
California Trail Theatre Department
Olathe, KS United States
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Pierre, SD United States
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Sumter High School Drama Dept
Sumter, SC United States
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Bonanza High School
Las Vegas, NV United States
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Nashoba Regional High School
Bolton, MA United States
Nashoba Regional High School Bolton, MA United States
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Clarinda, IA United States
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Bolton, MA United States
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Armour, SD United States
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Lake City, MN United States
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Beverly Hills, MI United States
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DEC 17, 2005 - DEC 17, 2005
West Florence High School
FLorence, SC United States
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DEC 03, 2005 - DEC 04, 2005
Union City High School Drama Club
Union City, TN United States
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Assembly Hall
Warwick, Bermuda
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DEC 02, 2005 - DEC 02, 2005
Lewis-Palmer High School
Monument, CO United States
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Pompton Plains, NJ United States
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Los Lunas, NM United States
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Rockville, MD United States
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New Smyrna Beach, FL United States
New Smyrna Beach High School New Smyrna Beach, FL United States
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Bertrand, NE United States
Bertrand High School Bertrand, NE United States
OCT 29, 2005 - JAN 24, 2006
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Springfield, VA United States
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Jacksonville, FL United States
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Lake Forest, IL United States
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Richmond, VA United States
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Birmingham, AL United States
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MAY 07, 2005 - MAY 08, 2005
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St Neots, United Kingdom
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Mount Pleasant, UT United States
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St. Louis, MO United States
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Chester Basin, NS Canada
Forest Heights Community School Chester Basin, NS Canada
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Owensboro, KY United States
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Seneca, MO United States
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Seneca, MO United States
Iva E. Wells Middle School Seneca, MO United States
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Chatham, ON Canada
John McGregor Secondary School Chatham, ON Canada
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Mesquite, TX United States
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Fallon, NV United States
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DEC 02, 2004 - DEC 02, 2004
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Mount Pleasant, SC United States
Wando High School Mount Pleasant, SC United States
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Weatherford, OK United States
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Cedar Rapids, IA United States
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