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I Almost Drown In the Ocean

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    I Almost Drowned Twice.

    on spring break the week before college resumed a couple of my friends invited me to a bonfire at balboa beach. My cousin Daniel was at my house visiting as well as my older cousin Gabriel and his girlfriend Ashley. They seemed rather bored so I invited them along. On the drive...
    emloves emloves 18-21, F Apr 20, 2012

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    Drown In The Ocean

    I don't share this story with many because when I do they think I am off my rocker.   I am 58 years old. When I was about 6 or 7, I went to the ocean with my family.  I wandered a little too far into the ocean and I got stuck in the undertow.  I...
    cac533 cac533 51-55 Oct 2, 2010

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    Why I Haven't Touched It Since

    When I was little I used to love to go swimming in the waves. I'd fearlessly tread out as far as my mom would let me and Bon up and down with the waves. I should have been more careful. But really so should my parents. I had no way of knowing what a rip tide was, and no one told...
    Tropicana55 Tropicana55 31-35, F Mar 22, 2012

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    My Rebirth You Could Say

    May 4, 2008 I was with some friends going to see my boyfriend. My mom had just kicked me out for the 50th time so I was feeling great. I went to his house but he wasn't there guess he had forgot me yet again. Anyways me and my friends went and got drunk at someone's house. My two...
    asadbeauty asadbeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    I Almost Drown In the Ocean

    I was about 9 years old. My family was spending the day at the ocean beach. My two cousins and I were by the water. When the waves would come up we would run from them. When they would go back into the ocean we would chase them. Back and forth, back and forth we ran. Then while...
    tammy618 tammy618 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2008

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    Almost......

    me and another friend was in the oregon coast today.  we came to escape the 90 degree weather in portland.  we are about 15 miles south of cannon beach.  we are in the ocean jumping into the waves having a good time.  my friend is out further than i and feel...
    fiveohtrees fiveohtrees 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2009

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    Almost Drowned In Pool

    Hi. I am a 37 year old white male. I was 6 at the time and tried to retrieve the plastic ball from the swimming pool, i could only swim in the shallow end of the pool. As I reached for the ball I somehow fell into the middle of the pool, i immediately pannicked and tried to kick...
    sidneybromfield sidneybromfield 36-40 Dec 14, 2010

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    GoTImothy GoTImothy 51-55 Jul 13, 2011

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    Down Under

    i almost drowned in the ocean........... my dream weekend away... good company, taking a break from my hectic work schedule, and at an amazing holiday destination by the sea...............it is saturday 11h30, we arrive at the beach....it is my 1st time here, it looks a bit...
    sparky0001 sparky0001 36-40 1 Response Feb 15, 2009

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    Im Careless, Thats What I Am :s

      I'm 21, and I always loved the water. Since I was little I just loved to swim and when ever my mom took me to the beach I left her in the beach and swam alone. She always yelled at me I just ignore carelessly. I never had a problem with water till today 24th July 2010...
    iloveoscar iloveoscar 18-21 Jul 24, 2010

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    I Almost Drown In A Lake Becouse I Thought I Could Swim Without A Noodle And My Sister Ignored My Cry For Hel Cuz She Thought I Was Trying To Show Her Somthing

    When I was 12 in 2006 I went swimming in a lake at the campground I went to and decided I dident need a noodel to get across. Well I was wron I almost drowned. I tryed calling my sister but she ignored me becouse she thought I was still trying to show her somthing. It was a few...
    FullOfEmpty FullOfEmpty 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    Of course I do , I am Crab Cancer; My ruling planet is Moon, Luna. Water is my element. I am whole in salty briny water. I am realized I am coalesced in her bosom's waves I am...
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    I hate how I almost died it was horrible. And it was last year. My mind says many things about it like I should of just died instead if lived because my life sucks. I'm happy that...
    BlackBoyHaha BlackBoyHaha 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    Two truths and a lie fell from the top of the trending board rankings. Why does that thrill me??? Ethics??? Morals??? Resentments??? Dunno But am almost happy it did.
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    I almost killed myself and now I think it was crazy and I should have talk about what was going on
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ask away! Remember: ALMOST anything
    michellerocks michellerocks 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Go on. anything, almost....
    katekatt katekatt 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Bored , so ya I'll answer almost anything! Haha so ask away (:
    lovelymaddi lovelymaddi 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ask me everything and anything.
    xsmall xsmall 18-21, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Yep I will. I think I will anyway
    clareg clareg 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I'll answer anything haha that means anything no rude pictures.
    AlexluiZa AlexluiZa 18-21, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Ask away. Anything you like. I will give you an answer.
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    Yeah.. Ask if you want, I guess :0
    WouldyeKindly WouldyeKindly 13-15, T 12 hrs ago

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    Go ahead and ask away ^^ Don't be shy :)
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    Answering all questions dw in active this time!!
    AlexluiZa AlexluiZa 18-21, F 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Anyone can ask me anything. I'm not looking for just girls to ask me, guys can too.
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    Anyone wanna know anything? Ask away.
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    its bad maybe but I cant help it.. life itself seems like the biggest joke ever..hahaha... **** it..
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    Walking through the valley back home, Dog and Child run slightly ahead, dog bounds into the river, child jumps after, mums bout ready to make a jump too, my friend and i look at...
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    Every day. Every minute. I'm always taking in a little too much of the bad in life while losing sight of the good.
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