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I Almost Drown In the Ocean

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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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    GoTImothy GoTImothy 51-55 Jul 13, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Two days ago I almost drowned. Me and my friend decided to go and swim in the sea, the waves were high due to a storm the night before but we're both strong swimmers so it didn't...
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    I was at Lake Mead in close to Bullhead and I was on a blow up raft floaty pool toy thing and I fell off the blow up raft floaty pool toy thing and went in deep water and I paniced...
    samuelsluck986 samuelsluck986 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    Yep. My fat brother jumped on me in the pool and almost drowned me.
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    Since childhood, I've been fascinated by the abundance and diversity of life that the oceans support. I wondered, almost ached inside, to know what lays in the depths where humans...
    CallmeIshmael CallmeIshmael 61-65, M 2 days ago

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    I live on the Pacific Ocean and god it's so amazing . I've been to Hawaii and it was pretty but honestly i prefer Washington coast line over everything . I love the wind in my hair...
    Infernalinstruments Infernalinstruments 16-17, F Oct 5

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    I've almost died too when I nearly drowned because I swam too faraway and now I'm seriously afraid of water!
    SuckerPunch35 SuckerPunch35 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I would kill to live by the ocean. I feel so happy when I'm by the ocean. My great grandfather owned a house that was right on the beach. I loved going there as a kid and playing...
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I love to just turn the music up as high as it can go when u have ur headphones on. It helps me to relax and get the stress if the day out. I listen to music almost all the time...
    Galina55 Galina55 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Time to drowned myself in music and block the d a m n world away. At least today I feel better than yesterday! ;)
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F Oct 10

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    I drown myself in Ed Sheeran's music because LEGEND
    dianaBanana1 dianaBanana1 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Yes I am drowning in my despair and I feel sad all the time and I am the demon of despair my power is to cause despair to those that are around me
    DemonofFear DemonofFear 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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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...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 Sep 29

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    for everyone who can't be near the ocean, I took this photo for you
    nthohny nthohny 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I wish I could go back to the ocean with my baby<3 But it take us 2 days D:
    HappilyInLove16 HappilyInLove16 18-21, F Oct 5

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    I was lucky. I was born on Long Island New York.. ive stood touching the water past the lighthouse at Montauk point and looked out at the open ocean. I spent a couple years on...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 7

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     I would LOVE to vacation by the ocean. It's so beautiful. The sound of the waves hitting the shore. The cool air...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I have Bipolar disorder and with that comes with a lot on my plate that I cannot handle sometimes. The feelings of hopelessness overcame me almost everyday and sometimes it got to...
    BeautifulStruggle18 BeautifulStruggle18 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 Sep 28

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    Ask away! Remember: ALMOST anything
    michellerocks michellerocks 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    Go on. anything, almost....
    katekatt katekatt 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    Bored , so ya I'll answer almost anything! Haha so ask away (:
    lovelymaddi lovelymaddi 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    Hey, I will do almost anything naked. Here is some info to help you come up with a good dare. I live in the country, but there is a small town nearby. I go to the public library...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 1

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    There has been so many times i almost left here that i would need another pair of hands to count them on. I joined here over a year and a half a go now and in that time have...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 6

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    Do you remember that time you were going to fall off a cliff and I grabbed you by the wrist and pulled you to safety? I almost let go. My nose started itching really bad and I...
    Calcetines Calcetines 36-40, M Oct 6

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    I almost fell right for his trap. He smooth talked me into liking him, and constantly hinted that he wanted to go out sometime. I had been out of the game for a while and thought...
    PokemonTrainerAli PokemonTrainerAli 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    When I was six I was in a car accident that almost killed me, I don't remember it, but I came out of it with a tracheotomy scar.
    WonderlandOfAlice WonderlandOfAlice 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I actually don't remember this because I was still only a baby, but my parents tell me all the time this story of how I almost died of an illness. It must have been a heavy flu I'm...
    Isa44 Isa44 26-30, M Oct 8

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    I like being called fat ugly worthless being sold used as a dumpster cheated on licking *** almost nothing i won't do.. No kid stuff or extreme pain
    Misspiggy1234 Misspiggy1234 18-21, F 11 Responses Oct 9

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    *Stares at group picture of guy sitting alone* Just now I kinda imagined different people from the group sitting there, thinking "I am almost positive no one else will sit here...
    KazeDream KazeDream 18-21, F Oct 11

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    I have almost died 3 times in my short life. The most recent was a car accident a few years ago now, I was coming around a bend and someone walked out in front of the car. I...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M a week ago

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    It happened a while ago I don't remember it too much. I was 4 years old and I had a seizure and went into this kind of coma for about a week. Apparently I wasn't supposed to make...
    Eco1211 Eco1211 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    Gahhh I want an amplifier for my com!! Makes music and gaming sound more refined. But they cost T_T
    Kendles Kendles 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I love that feeling in your bladder where you know that very soon you will be desperate to pee. Not yet but very, very soon!
    imthedaydreamqueen imthedaydreamqueen 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Can YOU Hear Me... God this is me pouring out my heart to you. Stumbling over words, running on sentences just try and reach you. Where are YOU!!! My faith is short and you are...
    taurusboi23 taurusboi23 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I feel suffocated. I feel hopeless. I can't do what I please or I'll be berated for it. I finally put my foot down, and made a decision that would be beneficial to my future, and...
    mishandle mishandle 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    MaKogaJeBriga MaKogaJeBriga 36-40, F Oct 15

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