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PHOTO/AMY HEGGEN Lorna Earl, author of "How was I Supposed to Know? The Adventures of a Girl Whose Name Means Lost," sits with her rescued terrier, Scrappy, at her Plattsburgh home. Scrappy is a good stress-reducer for Earl and gets her up and out of the house, both important qualities that helps Earl manage stress and calm the symptoms of her chronic fatigue syndrome, she said.