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20 Pieces Of Advice For Any 20-Something As Told By Hilary Duff

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Hilary Duff attends the Hakkasan Beverly Hills Preview Event with Vallure Vodka at Hakkasan Beverly Hills on September 18, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Getty Images for Hakkasan Beverly Hills) | Getty

Her Disney Channel days are "So Yesterday," but we will always have a soft spot for Hilary Duff. Below, 20 life lessons as told by the cool mom/teen idol/pop prodigy.

1. Kids can be cruel. Haters gonna hate.

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2. Be vocal about your needs. Reading minds is too difficult.

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3. Take care of yourself. Maintain your roots. Just do it.

4. Never put your life on hold for a guy. Don't wait around -- do you.

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5. We all go through cringeworthy hair phases. Life goes on.

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6. There is no such thing as too short, even as a mom.

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7. Don't let nice guys finish last. The good ones are right under your nose.

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8. Going to military school is not a punishment.

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9. Loyalty and friendship mean everything.

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10. Ghosts make really awesome pals too.

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11. Love yourself and your imperfections.

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12. The bond between sisters is more than blood.


13. Sometimes all you need is a hug to make things better.

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14. "Be true to yourself and follow your heart."

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15. Serenades may seem sweet, but in reality musicians don't always make the best boyfriends.

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16. We all are messed up. You're not alone.

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17. The bus sucks.

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18. Don't be afraid to chase your dreams. Take a chance.

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19. Know your music genres so as not to embarrass yourself.

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20. "Have you ever wondered what life is about? You could search the world and never figure it out. You don't have to sail the oceans -- no, no, no. Happiness is no mystery ..."

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