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Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don't even remember leaving open.
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From Middle English origine, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] origo.

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origin

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  1. the source of a river, information, goods, etc.
  2. (mathematics) The point at which the axes of a coordinate system intersect
  3. the beginning of something
  4. (in plural) ancestry

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