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I Am a Victim of Hurricane Katrina

Where were you on Mon. Aug. 29, 2005? What do you want others to know about that day? Do you still need help years after the storm? 13 People

    Eye of the Storm

    I remember getting packed up to go to a friend's house in Covington.  I remember not thinking too much of the storm, because I thought it would probably turn away from the city like almost all of the others. I remember thinking that it wouldn't be as bad as it was.  I...
    Shayelle Shayelle 26-30 1 Response Aug 5, 2008

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    My Hurricane Katrina Story

    We just moved in with my mother in law a few months before hurricane katrina,April 2005,we thought this was just a scare and she would turn or decrease before she get close to New Orleans,but she surprised us all.Sunday august 28 my husband and I woke up at 6am to find out what...
    mocha504 mocha504 31-35 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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    I Am Very Lucky.

    I am a victim of Hurricane Katrina. Thankfully, I wasn't in the worst of it, but my family and friends were. I remember everything so crystal clear.... That one and a half week felt like three and a half years. I remember my mom telling my sister and I to pack our bags because...
    Selo696 Selo696 16-17, F Jul 17, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    It was 25 years ago......the summer of 1989. I remember it like it was yesterday. We were at school talking about what we thought were gonna happen after seeing the devastation...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Remember When Taylor Swift Was The Victim? In many of her hits, she was the victim in her relationships. Nobody said anything about it at first. Then she went through so many...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    After an unhappy relationship, and four months of post break-up torture, my ex will finally be moving to Florida. Migrating south like an endangered species of *****. But I'm ready...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Im now 9 years using the internet. I was trying to put my feelings on EP, other forums online, but i met rarelly any victims of abuse.Either they have shame to come out and talk...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I was a victim of domestic abuse I was abused by my boyfriend would love to talk to some of you guys to ease the pain
    Prettybirds Prettybirds 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    Never in my life would I have imagined myself being a victim of domestic violence. My boyfriend & I were perfect once upon a time, & things went so wrong so fast. I loved him, & a...
    HeartbrokenHeroine HeartbrokenHeroine 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Part 2: Well it's now been 6 years. I am the crazy one and he is mr perfect to his friends and family! A few times we went out with friends and he was mr chatty to everyone but me...
    snw1980 snw1980 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My mom has 9 kids I'm the oldest I take care of them she went out one night and I was putting the baby's to sleep everyone was sleeping and me and my best friend was up talking...
    tamaraiwannaknow tamaraiwannaknow 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Heart Cries and Feels the Pain I am sorry for the all the people who lost thr life in the plane crashes recently and in past. I hope the almighty gives enough strength and...
    wintersecret wintersecret 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    Been with same person 9 yrs...lived with th for 7.....been like a roller coaster....sometimes I get verbally abused for no reason...just really depressed...I'm on a sinking ship...
    reeny1 reeny1 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    My ex fiancé was my world. They say when you move in together you get to really know your partner... Oh they were right. The amount of times I went to sleep crying because he...
    asilentheart asilentheart 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I feel like I need to share the truth about my relationship somewhere. I have been in a relationship with a guy who has made me feel isolated, like a disgusting animal, a stupid...
    myselffirst myselffirst 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 26

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    I don't know whats worse; the physical or emotional abuse.. Physical signs of abuse go away, well most of mine did; a couple scars and such here and there but nothing a little...
    softballgirl3 softballgirl3 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    No blood I can still stand, I get some bruises or scratches. But really does it make a difference, I get kicked in my legs hard, hit hard, things thrown at me. I've learned to be...
    Anna85xo Anna85xo 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    When I was 16 and a junior in HS, I was invited to the prom by my best friend. I was super excited because I am a bit of a social outcast. I am always alone but he at least likes...
    sadsarahg sadsarahg 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    Every day unfortunately. He degrades me, berates me, humiliates me... Threatens and intimidates me... Makes me feel about an inch tall. Worthless, useless, hopeless...
    Drechavo Drechavo 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    I was in an emotionally abusive relationship for nearly a year back in 2012. It was my first real relationship, and he was the first guy I fell in love with (ironically). Needless...
    bluebubblebug bluebubblebug 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    I was molested by my uncle from the time I was about 3/4 until I was 13. I also found out later on in life that this same Uncle raped 3 of my cousin and 1 of my closet friends. I...
    Chocamay Chocamay 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I was pulled into a men's public toilet by a man I had only just met and raped. A year later I still hear his whispers in my ear 'I know you want it'
    jesslauren30 jesslauren30 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'm only 14. I've had depression, technically, since I was about 8 or 9 (when I realized just how big of an a**hole my dad was), but it's only been a problem for about a year or so...
    LaurenHarris LaurenHarris 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    i have always seen suicide as a selfish act and as being a quitter. it's been a few years now since i received an email from someone i thought may do self harm. it was their...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M Jun 29

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    but I don't want to share my story.
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F Jul 2

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    I can't seem to let go of the person I love with all my heart, even though inside he wishes he could smash my face So much he hates everything about me yet he won't leave.
    brokenh8rt brokenh8rt 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I just don't understand yelling and beating your child. There are other ways to get your point across and the only thing you are doing is giving your child issues and they'll grow...
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    A Truce When I started this experience project I tried to stress the theory that bridezilla's needed to be aware that it's not cool to treat family and friends badly because...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F Jul 4

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    BULLYING AT WORK…….HOW OFTEN DOES IT TAKE PLACE? HOW MANY OF US SUFFER IN SILENCE JUST TO SAVE FACE? AFTER ALL WE ARE ADULTS,ALL GROWN UP NOW….. AND HOW DO YOU TELL...
    sirslilangel sirslilangel 41-45, F Jul 5

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    My eyes hurt my whole face is, there is broken glass everywhere...but my cheek is really swollen could someone please talk to me
    Anna85xo Anna85xo 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I am not one to write on forums, blogs or message boards but after 9 months of trying everything else--- drugs, alcohol, dating, a shrink-- here I am. I want to tell my story and...
    arw2014 arw2014 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    So ive decided i need help understanding if i am in a relationship that is worth it... I met my boyfriend when i was 15 we dated for maybe 2 months then i started having problems...
    paola04414 paola04414 18-21, F Jul 8

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    If I was to write every single detail, I'd probably be typing all night. Plus I am too lazy :P But well me name is Emily, I'm 17 years old. I was raped when I was 12 by a...
    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F Jul 9

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    What happens if you chew a extended - release Morphine tablet.
    alley12boy alley12boy 66-70, M Jul 11

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    My ex wife would lose it if I used the wrong words to answer her.... Everytime I was late even 5 or 10 minutes she accused me of cheating. She'd threaten to leave if she didn't get...
    Z00Z00Z Z00Z00Z 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Even when I was 3 years old. It was only my dad who did it. My mom sat by and watched because she couldn't do anything about it but come help me afterwards. My dad always thought I...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M Jul 11

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    My ex ****** me up so badly that I can't even go through the town he lives in because I get anxious and scared that I'll see him. He scares me. I've completely changed myself...
    hornewrecked hornewrecked 16-17, F Jul 11

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    For a very long time, I've been searching for a place to tell my story. This seems like my best bet so far, so here goes. When I was 14, I was in my first real relationship. It...
    junelily junelily 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I am now 48 years old but 40 years ago I was abuse at 8 years old by a gang of older lads they were in their teens the same year I went back to wearing baby pants there was 9 older...
    midlothian midlothian 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Dear ******* Who Hurt Me for Four Years, I am no longer your emotional slave. You hurts me so bad that I was diagnosed with PTSD. You drove me out of the state, 1000 miles away...
    sarahtorrella sarahtorrella 18-21, F Jul 15

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    As a freshman in high school I found a guy who I thought was amazing which turned out to not be the case. He was a football player that was over 6 feet and 200 lbs, while I was a...
    taypt taypt 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    We'll my situation isn't really that bad I don't think. This has been going on for about 3 years and married for the last one of those years. I recently have been reading a lot and...
    vana240 vana240 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am new to this and it's very hard for me to open up. My wife is verbally abusive toward me. I can't take it anymore I just don't know who to talk to about it so I thought I'd...
    315tatfan 315tatfan 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    My husband is an alcoholic and verbally abusive
    cbamy cbamy 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    The pen and sword and tongue thing. Sharper and sharpest. Am proof. Disabled proof. Able to be proof that it disables.
    converted converted 46-50, M a week ago

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    I work for the family business. My dad is the owner. Every since I started working there I've been constantly gossiped about. I actually accepted this as a compliment at first but...
    Phoenix5233 Phoenix5233 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Trigger warning The neighbor kid and I had been hanging out for multi yrs, he started to get violent... But being in the country, the next nearest neighbor who had kids my age...
    Notalone00 Notalone00 31-35, M 6 days ago

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