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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? 14 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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    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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    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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    Hurricane Andrew in 1992..I lived in South Florida..that was a tough year.
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    bwDVOWRD bwDVOWRD 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 29

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    As a victim myself, and as somebody who has studied emotional abuse very closely, I know it when I see it. And I definitely see an abuser in both my brother and in his wife. They...
    d0vahkiin d0vahkiin 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 30

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    Yes. For a long time. I wasn't stupid. I didn't have that 'but I love her so much' crap that victims often say. I took it because I had three kids and a hard job to do at the time...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 7

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    I'm reaching out to other stalking victims on here because I need to start recovering from the stalking I experienced. It was BAD. It was an ex-boyfriend. He would message my...
    lalaloopsytrollpony lalaloopsytrollpony 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    sarybary sarybary 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I was both physically and mentally and sexually abused but I have forgiven them and I love them even though they did what they did to me
    Jungle46 Jungle46 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    So today I did the most hardest thing in my life.. I left my abusive boyfriend. I sat there going back and forth in my mind, questioning whether I am doing the right thing. For...
    lon12 lon12 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 25

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    This is the dream. It's easier said than done
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Sep 25

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    Some of you know that my mother and I have problems, if not feel free to read my other stories. I'm sharing this one because I want people to know what's really going on. My mom...
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    So the other day I was at my friends house and she started to braid my hair. I freaked out and moved away. She looked at me and asked my I don't like people touching my hair. I...
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    You know your home life is bad when school is the high light of your day. I'm not sure how much more I can take
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    I think it's time for everyone to know my FULL story. Most of you only know bits and pieces. I was adopted when I was 12mo, I have an older sister and a younger sister. I have a...
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 30

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    I've been raped and my body has been used in ways to get drugs ect. I was almost killed by a man forcing himself on me. Now I'm engaged to a wonderful man and we have been together...
    sonja82 sonja82 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    Sometimes I wish I can go back and relive those treacherous moments. 7 years of molestation (6yr.-12yr.) and recent experience of rape. I've been hurting myself for ages along with...
    Katrinastory Katrinastory 16-17 1 Response Oct 2

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    It's been a year two months ago since I've gotten out an abusive relationship! I am a survivor but it still affects me, and I really been brushing it off till now. It affects my...
    NewLife0817 NewLife0817 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    Although it's been a yr in August, I am still replaying the words that has haunted me. I masked the pain, hardly ever talk to people about my DV case. I mainly keep to myself these...
    NewLife0817 NewLife0817 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    thescarletpimpernel thescarletpimpernel 36-40 Oct 3

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    I've finally come to terms that what I have been experiencing from this man these last 7 years is emotional abuse. This is the first time I've used this term. It's so frightening...
    whatsleftofme01 whatsleftofme01 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    This is a message to every single woman who is in an abusive relationship.... Please know that you don’t deserve to be treated like that, no person or animal deserves that...
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    Sometimes I dream of being with a person who really caring and true
    Sincerely77 Sincerely77 36-40, F Oct 6

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    On numerous occasions my father would talk down to me telling me I wouldn't make it in life doing what I wanted to do so to please him I went to a school that would make me money...
    missmorgan3400 missmorgan3400 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    At home it's so hard to stay positive when you're surrounded by negativity.
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    For some reason tonight it's really bothering me. I feel sick
    katstho katstho 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    i have been told tonight that my 6 year old son is a, please excuse the word "poes". i was thrown against the window sill and might have a very damaged shoulder, he sprayed zippo...
    MyInnerVoice MyInnerVoice 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 8

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    I have been a survivor for 3 years now and only a select few people know about my situation and my family is not one of them. They dont know how much pain I went through and still...
    yessika23 yessika23 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I've endured. I've survived. I'd like to thank the following: God (for protecting me and seeing me through) Friends & family (for being the listening ears when I was trying to sort...
    NotFiction NotFiction 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 9

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    First year College. I was new to the City, just moved there all be my self. I lived in a dormroom With 13 other guys, the College i went to there was mostly guys. I remember the...
    KatEmeliaG KatEmeliaG 18-21, F Oct 10

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    phoenixprincess phoenixprincess 70+, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    Sometimes I wish he physically abused me than mentally. The emotional abuse will not leave your brain. I feel like I am constantly being beaten again and again. Why can't I get...
    RedXSue RedXSue 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I feel so alone at moments, even though I know that I have my family. I have loved this man for four years now but it has been the hardest thing in my life. There is not a day...
    strongwoman517 strongwoman517 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 11

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    I just want her to love me the way I do her ( my partner) I mean she is always saying I'm stupid I don't deserve her and I should go kill my self I want to leave but i can't I love...
    TheForgotenAnimator TheForgotenAnimator 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I was in a relationship with someone who is my teacher and also my superior at work. At first it was an extended honeymoon, but more and more she seemed to be intent on pushing me...
    brightflame brightflame 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    It took me a very long time to realize that I was being abused. I am a college student now and I am working on a project to try to show my fellow students what emotional abuse...
    insideourheads insideourheads 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    I stayed because I thought I could save him.
    insideourheads insideourheads 18-21, F Oct 13

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    Right as I was ready to leave a relationship my partner found out he had terminal brain cancer. He ended up controlling my life, he abused me through this and made me feel like I...
    insideourheads insideourheads 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I am still dealing with a year of emotional abuse. but one of the ways I am dealing with it is through my art. If you would like to submit anonymous content for my project check me...
    insideourheadsproject insideourheadsproject 18-21, F Oct 14

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    I am still dealing with a year of emotional abuse. but one of the ways I am dealing with it is through my art. If you would like to submit anonymous content for my project check me...
    insideourheadsproject insideourheadsproject 18-21, F