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  1. original sinnoun

    a sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam

    "Adam and Eve committed the original sin when they ate the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden"

    actual sin

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Original Sin":

    Adam Tindall, Tindall, Adam

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  1. Dwayne Royster:

    I really hope the Pope would speak more forcefully to the issue of racial justice, this is really the original sin of America.

  2. Russell Simmons:

    Today, I begin to properly defend myself. I will prove without any doubt that I am innocent of all rape charges. Today, I will focus on ‘The Original Sin’ [referring to model Keri Claussen Khalighi, who accused him in the LA Times of rape], the claim that created this insane pile on of my #MeToo.

  3. Thomas Greenfield:

    I have seen for Thomas Greenfield how the original sin of slavery weaved White supremacy into our founding documents and principles.

  4. Helen Hayes:

    Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up. That he has to leave the nest, the security, and go out to do battle. He has to lose everything that is lovely and fight for a new loveliness of his own making, and it's a tragedy. A lot of people don't have the courage to do it.

  5. Fran Lebowitz:

    Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.

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