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I Almost Drown In the Ocean

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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 2...
    FullOfEmpty FullOfEmpty 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 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...
    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...
    sidneybromfield sidneybromfield 36-40 Dec 14, 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...
    Tropicana55 Tropicana55 31-35, F Mar 22, 2012

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    I Almost Drowned In The Ocean -  
    GoTImothy GoTImothy 51-55 Jul 13, 2011

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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...
    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...
    tammy618 tammy618 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2008

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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...
    cac533 cac533 51-55 Oct 2, 2010

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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...
    fiveohtrees fiveohtrees 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 23, 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...
    iloveoscar iloveoscar 18-21 Jul 24, 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...
    ericamonjaras ericamonjaras 18-21, F Apr 20, 2012

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    the ocean is pretty and everything, I love to look at it and go to swim in it sometimes when im out doing something fun with he family and I don't want to be a downer so I just...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was 15 years old when I had my first bout with true, life ending depression. I had been in a very difficult relationship, that was, in someways, abusive. I was very adapt to...
    ApollosMuse ApollosMuse 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 15

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    My near death experience happened at the lake on a beautiful sunny day. I was around 8 or 9 years old at the time. My big brother and I had this game going on where we would sneak...
    LittleListener LittleListener 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    from drinking too much and not eating enough..I developed a disease caused by thiamin deficiency. despite being sober, eating balanced meals and taking thiamin supplements daily...
    solonelyandscared solonelyandscared 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ocean Breeze...🌊🌊🌊I always love to watch the ocean, sitting on a bench facing the sunset with my journal and writing everything about life, whatever comes on my mind. I...
    mySweetestMistake mySweetestMistake 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I have never actually been to the ocean but I want to. I want to sit on the beach and watch the sun set over the beautiful ocean. I always look at beautiful pictures of the sea. My...
    LoneWolf2001 LoneWolf2001 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    I drown myself in music all the time. I feel like I can do anything when I'm listening to music, anything. I love anything I can relate to. So that's many songs but I could never...
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F Mar 23

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    When I lived in Florida, I used to run on the edge of the ocean. One night, I was lucky to see close to 200 hatchling turtles make their race from the sand higher up on the beach...
    boo6969 boo6969 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Lol I'm thinking abt the time my family except for me fell into the middle of the Indian Ocean when they were jet skiing. Who knows what would've happened if someone passing by in...
    solicitude solicitude 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So basically my best friend, who I shall call Adam, is very close to me. We have known each other for 5 years and we once dated for 4 days in upper school (my friends were...
    takethat11 takethat11 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I drown myself in the band that saved my life, My Chemical Romance. Although the band is ended, the memory of their compassionate love towards their fans and the nobility to save...
    TheDevour TheDevour 13-15, M Mar 22

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    "The gloom I drown in is not because of You do not have a heart my honey, But it is for a very reason that "I do have One".
    darkdesireofheart darkdesireofheart 41-45 1 Response Mar 28

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    It happened last year during my vacations in P. vallarta Mex. i was on the beach enjoying my last day in mexico, it was late around 7pm just before the sunset. there were around 30...
    simitrio simitrio 22-25, M a week ago

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    Not a good day today. I tried to go to skatepark and they wouldn't let me in because I don't have pads and helmet and I didn't know that so after walking about a mile or so to get...
    Viciouspistols Viciouspistols 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I don't understand how I achieved this amazing feat but I was stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Fort Bragg and I drove a semi truck to California and New Jersey and I STILL didn't go...
    MostArdently MostArdently 31-35, M Mar 19

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    So great to find so many ocean fanatics!!! I've had a shark obsession since I was 4yrs old and saw jaws. Since, then I have collected, watched & read as much as I could on them...
    Loraleej Loraleej 41-45 Mar 22

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    There's nothing like the silence of the ocean on a moonlit night, with the bioluminous glow of plankton along the side of, and in the wake of, a ship on the sea....
    Mainerinexile Mainerinexile 56-60, M Mar 22

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    I'm planning to take a little drive to the beach tomorrow. Just to hangout and enjoy the sights and sounds. What do you like about the beach/ocean?
    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Partially the ocean - it is truly beautiful and spectacular - and partially what's in it. I love aquatic creatures, fish, squid, whales, everything.
    Lunaselene Lunaselene 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    This is something that occurred to me 2 yrs ago... Unfortunately it was a result of my deep cuttings in my wrist... Y i continuously cut my wrist deep is because sometimes wen your...
    Coolrocker Coolrocker 22-25, F Mar 15

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    I was at school walking to the gym (the gym building is located outside of the school in the parking lot) and I was texting. I heard somebody scream "WATCH OUT!" and I looked up...
    VampireQueen17 VampireQueen17 13-15, F Mar 20

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    My friend sl778878 and gr6546 this guy on the b666 said hey s444 what u up to in the store she thought was our friend he turned around shocked Like wt4 it wasn't him he advised to...
    Redgirljanine Redgirljanine 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    About 3 or 4 years ago I was riding my bike home from school. When I was coming up to a road which I had to cross, and I looked left and right before crossing and I swear there...
    Nimoligist Nimoligist 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Okay so I was in a pool , all alone and my mom was watching me ... Well I saw a floaty and I wanted it ( someone just left it there ) so I held on to the edge of the pool ( I was...
    emmawinterfrost emmawinterfrost 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    So there was this time that I almost got kidnapped I was in the 8th grade and going to my best friends 13th birthday party. There was about 15 other girls at my friends house. We...
    iAshlynMaria iAshlynMaria 16-17, F Mar 17

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    Second part to kidnaped and desperate I was crying again unable to think clearly. The constant throbing of my vag against the towel was unbearable. I wanted to let go so bad and I...
    Lissyb Lissyb 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    On April 6 I'm running a 10k here in the wonderful city of Austin. I've always had problems with leg pain while running and was told many times I would never be a good runner so I...
    apeacefulmonk apeacefulmonk 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I almost died twice. Once 2 weeks after I was born and another when I was five. Both times my dad was drunk and didn't give a **** about me. He told my brother he wanted me to die...
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    The time I smoked so much I almost died. Lol.
    Neveroutofsight1901 Neveroutofsight1901 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Besides my family and two other people that I have told, this is my first time telling this story. I was very hesitant about posting this story but I feel like by expressing how I...
    Skinnylove29 Skinnylove29 18-21, F Mar 27

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    We were in class and people were yelling that I liked a guy that I don't, and then my "friend" Yelled out who I really like. I know it's immature to almost cry over that, but he...
    ashmyketchum ashmyketchum 13-15, F Mar 27

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    I've streaked three times total. I LOVE being daring when I'm turned on. I was up late, and everyone was sleeping so I snuck out of my room to the laundry room. I dropped all my...
    johnsmith0213 johnsmith0213 18-21, M Apr 1

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    When I was crying I almost died I couldn't breath and no one was there to help I am still curios how I survived
    Lonelyvamp2 Lonelyvamp2 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    More than once actually. One time when I was in high school, schoolmates spread horrible rumors about me and another guy. He didn't like the rumors. Neither did I. The difference...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    It was a week ago, I felt like **** like really horrible. I felt I wasn't going anywhere in life and I felt like I wasn't anything at all. I didn't know what to do, so I started...
    luisvstheuniverse luisvstheuniverse 16-17, M Apr 7

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    I almost bought a pipe online today. But then my inner voice yelled back, "No dammit!" That little man between my ears was right. I can't buy a tobacco pipe online. I need to go...
    AtheistsForJesus AtheistsForJesus 22-25, M Apr 7

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    Lets see... I was about 4 or 5 years old. It was a summer day on the beach, this giant wave comes and crashes on me. For a split second I blacked out from the pressure. I feel...
    CREEPYSTALKER1800 CREEPYSTALKER1800 13-15 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was about to ditch school with a couple of friends and when we were hopping over the fence my friends pants got stuck in the fence and he tried to untangle himself and kicked off...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    For me, music= happiness. I love music, mostly country, but I can listen to a lot of stuff. I like a lot of music from the 80s, and I love 90s pop and Disney songs. I almost always...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I am my worst enemy. No one can save me from my own thoughts.
    MysticalBlade MysticalBlade 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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