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I Am a Felon

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    I wish I could say Im proud of what I did

    but Im not. Hanging with the wrong people will get you on the wrong path and thats what I experienced. Id rather not tell the whole story but lets just say I have 1 felony on me. I was charged with 3rd Degree Grand Theft. I spent 68 days in county,and got bonded out a week...
    dianeh30 dianeh30 26-30, F Mar 4

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    Unfortunate

    I am a convicted felon. Five years ago I was psychotic from being bipolar. I went into my parent's house when they were not home-I had a key-and took a bunch of stuff including jewelry. I was really sick and had some reason for it which made sense to me at the time. I then...
    greenlionburning greenlionburning 41-45 7 Responses Oct 15, 2010

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    Gotta Push On Through

    So I had this great interview to be a Peer Specialist they call it for a mentally ill community support group. I would get to help by mentoring to a certain extent folks who have been discharged from one the state hospitals in my state. Being that I have bipolar disorder and have...
    greenlionburning greenlionburning 41-45 3 Responses Apr 13, 2011

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    I Am A Felon

    I am a convicted felon. i was three days past being eighteen and horribly addicted to meth. i got caught up at a walgreens with q.p of meth, a firearm and three different identitys. it sound bad and it is but at the sane tine u have changed and can not find a job to support my...
    babylove8914 babylove8914 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    My Boyfriend Is Felon..

    and it pains me everyday. i don't think he knows how much it bothers me that he can't get a job. we can't live in a nice house, and that when i finish college i will have tobe sole provider, even tho im the female. hes a normal guy, no tattoos, just caught in a bad situation...
    yoshiesque yoshiesque 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    In the Past

    i am a felon, 6 1/2 years ago i committed quit a few crimes, mostly left at the refuge of crack cocaine. fortunately i was only convicted of one 5th degree felony and one 1st degree misdemeanor. trust me i deserved all 7 charges that were coming at me. but for the grace of god...
    scooper scooper 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    Life Time Sentence?

    I guess when I went to prison for alittle over a year I actually began a life time sentence.  If you're behind bars or not you never loose the label of being a felon.  Am I right?  I've been able to work but not for anything I'm really interested in.  I had...
    photobug97203 photobug97203 61-65, F 4 Responses Mar 21, 2008

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    Worth It

    alright, i've actually been arrested twice. i really don't like talkin bout the first time but the 2nd was worth it. a cop was checkin out my girl. he could look but no touchin. he made the mistake and got my fist in his ******* face. i got 2 weeks cuz his wife made him drop the...
    halfbloodvampire halfbloodvampire 22-25, M Nov 30, 2012

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    Hope

     Im Mari I am a felon recently released ive been out eleven months, after doing sixteen yrs.It hasnt been easy so much has changed. Im still trying to adjust finding a job has been so hard so frustrating,discouraging. I know i cant give up. I was twenty six when i went in...
    marireys68 marireys68 41-45 1 Response Mar 8, 2012

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    cabo59 cabo59 51-55, M a week ago

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    Just Bad Choices

    My God where do I start?I guess the begining so you'll know enough to understand.I was 16 yrs old feel in love and married my first sexual girlfriend.Didnt know her 2 mths and I threw attitude to get what I wanted.My mother signed the emancipated adult papers so I could marry...
    autotek74 autotek74 36-40, M Dec 9, 2010

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    Texas Felon Anything But Jellon

    howdy folks. I am an ex-felon, that has some how managed to beat the recidivism rate her in the "Grand" ole state of TX. I have found work in better than average job positions, but cant seem to find a company that will stay open. By this I mean, that every time I find...
    TxTailerMade TxTailerMade 36-40 Mar 3, 2008

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    A Sealed Past

      This is an opinion paper that I wrote in my writing class:                                    A Sealed Past...
    BradT27 BradT27 26-30, M 5 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    I Plead Guilty Because Of The Raleigh, NC Corruption

    Its been two years since I have pleaded guilty to a Felony. I regret it everyday of my life. I am a Native New Yorker that moved down to North Carolina with my wife and son. My sister and father lived down there and we wanted to be closer to them plus a change of pace...
    integritynyc integritynyc 31-35, M Jun 28, 2013

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    Texas Felon Anything But Jellon

    howdy folks. I am an ex-felon, that has some how managed to beat the recidivism rate her in the "Grand" ole state of TX. I have found work in better than average job positions, but cant seem to find a company that will stay open. By this I mean, that every time I find...
    TxTailerMade TxTailerMade 36-40 1 Response Mar 3, 2008

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    My first time being a felon and I would like to have some support besides the support my bf is giving me. In order for me to be off of my 18 months of probation, I have to pay $230...
    dianeh30 dianeh30 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    And he's wonderful! I was beyond shocked to find out when he told me, I didn't believe it. I just can't see it in him. Low and behold, I looked him up and there was my love in his...
    ButtahCrunch ButtahCrunch 26-30, F Mar 19

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    Actually I do not hate florida... I was born here in about 50 or so years ago. When I was born here it was very different... not many cars or people like it is now. There...
    Playpossum Playpossum 51-55, F Mar 7

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    Texas Bill Would Punish Businesses If They Don’t Discriminate By Zack Ford Texas State Rep. Debbie Riddle (R) has introduced two new bills that seek to criminalize the use of...
    FindMeIAmYours FindMeIAmYours 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was bullied for almost the entirety of my public school experience, but especially in high school. For the most part I've moved on but on occasion I think about it and I get mad...
    beatingdepression beatingdepression 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    The Deadbeat Baller- "No don't arrest him! I want him FREE and WORKING so he can pay me what he owes me!" My mother said when her ex was finally held in contempt some 5 years after...
    Menelek Menelek 22-25, M Mar 6

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    Yesterday an 18 year old student gave his teacher a marijuana cookie and could be facing expulsion and a felony. I am confused about why the teacher wasn't more appreciative ha ha...
    obtuseabuse obtuseabuse 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    Hi, I'm Joanna. I'm from the U.S.A., and I'm 26 years old. I really like the field of radio communications. It's very serious stuff though. Only responsible and informed adults...
    joannaher123 joannaher123 26-30 Mar 8

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    Do you ever think of me, when you lie? Lie down in your bed, your bed of lies And I knew better, than to look in your eyes They only pretend, you will be mine And you know how...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    Tonight we made more family connections. One of mm's kids had a school concert tonight. With my son being home on spring break I asked him to attend. It was mm, kids, me, his...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I not only remember where I was that horrific day in which many criminal acts of theft, murder of nearly 3,000 persons, most of which were Americans, and many other felony criminal...
    olderfemalesunbathing olderfemalesunbathing 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    My first husband has been sent to prison for committing several felonies over 20 years ago. He was charged, tried, and convicted of stalking, kidnapping, rape, and murder of my...
    olderfemalesunbathing olderfemalesunbathing 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    I think honesty is one of the most valuable characteristics one can have, which is why I am so beyond disgusted and dissapointed in myself and now since making my awful...
    jaxpdx jaxpdx 41-45, F Mar 16

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    Though it's far f rom being the worst thing in the world, being a psychopath is an odd thing to journey through life as. I choose to not physically hurt other people, and mostly...
    bigwags239 bigwags239 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    Recently got fired.....being charged with a 3rd degree felony....still living with controlling relatives......going broke......drink too much and everyone's on my damn back about...
    TheOneTheyWarnedYouAbout TheOneTheyWarnedYouAbout 22-25 1 Response Mar 18

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    President Obama has recently been talking about mandatory voting. I would say we should acquiesce only when the Feds completely abandon the senseless war on drugs. Leave the...
    Somedontgetit Somedontgetit 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Got up at 7 for school today cause we had a delayed start where we come in an hour later. It felt really good to head out when the sun was actually up and I thought I was about to...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Most Difficult Yet Unregrettable Experience- A son(22) and a daughter(20) born of the 12 year marriage to the love of my life,1991-2003, and rescued in early 2004 from greedy and...
    Valentindelapontes Valentindelapontes 41-45, M 4 days ago

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