I was originally setting the line-height equal to height, but if the text is too long and wraps to the next line, it creates a huge space between the two lines. :(
Ah, line-height is for one line text... here the multi-line way:
It's like converting this paragraph into a table (using display), so that we can use vertical-align
<p>whatever stuff right here to go to the next line</p>
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