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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? 15 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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    Erm, I'm new to this, so I might end up really screwing this up, cause, I don't really talk to people about this much but its kind of a last ditched attempt to spread awareness of...
    mariechism mariechism 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Hi ok so I have been a victim of emotional and mental nd a little bit of physical abuse in the past. I have been in about 4 relationships that were like that not all were physical...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is like a way of opening up to whole to show what i have been into. I got three sisters. Two are like their own dad,devils, and most of all selfish. I had one of them who like...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was scalded when I was 18 months old I attend a Support Group in London which is 165 miles from where I live which is a long way to go however Football Fans go even further to...
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    I don't know why,but I'm having extreme difficulty not talking to and not missing my abusive ex. I wish he would die. He treated me like a doormat, so I have no reason to miss him...
    amtired amtired 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So I'm out of it now. I left.Yeah I was being abused for years.I recently left. He always called me retarted, and slow. He made me watch videos of people dying. he started saying...
    amtired amtired 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Yeah I was being abused for years.I recently left. He always called me retarted, and slow. He made me watch videos of people dying. he started saying he wants to beat my brains in...
    amtired amtired 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    AngelQii AngelQii 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Loveart8 Loveart8 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Sometime when I was about 6 or 7 and my cousin was maybe 12 was when, what can only be described this way in hindsight, he molested me for the first time. It was my first real...
    ScarletteTranevel ScarletteTranevel 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I couldn't post the entire thing (I wrote too much)this is part two! ...All the other girls came forward too, I still don't know who they are. After a year it was decided he would...
    EmilyAlice97 EmilyAlice97 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I don't like the word victim. It makes me feel weak. I have been raped a few times by different people. The first time was upsetting and I sunk into a depression and I still...
    EmilyAlice97 EmilyAlice97 18-21, F Jun 22

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    I was abused as a child by someone who got obsessed by me at early age. He was encouraged by others to molest me
    linda linda 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I am going through a very messy break up at the moment and I need help and guidance. I have started a blog with all my experiences: diariesofdomesticviolence.blogspot.com.au/ I...
    melek1 melek1 22-25, F Jun 21

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    From the outside, my life at home looks fabulous. I couldn't have a better mom and dad. I go to university, which they help pay for, and I live in my moms house. My parents are...
    emilie021 emilie021 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I was previously married. It was an experience for lack of better words. This week I have felt the need to read over my old blog that I kept privately to keep me sane. I just cried...
    Elpis11 Elpis11 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 20

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    I personally think that emotional abuse is worse then physical abuse. I've been through both and emotional hurt more for me.
    Suicidekisses Suicidekisses 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    I want to hear your stories and experiences with them ; I have my story with one too. In despite of the pain they can cause, I do not have any hate towards them , for although I...
    Julieta30 Julieta30 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    for their families, the love ones they left behind...we have the right to have our own believes. .. but not the right to take someone's life.
    Jody10001 Jody10001 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    My bf beats me and broje my arm. I need surgery again and he doesn't care.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I am depressed.people say the meanest things sometimes. Especially my abusive ex. He made fun of me almost daily. If I was so bad in his opinion, why'd he talk to me? I don't...
    amtired amtired 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    Stil am. Like my friends and family think it okay to make me feel like ****. My family tell me I am worthless and I actually started to believe them. My friends always make fun of...
    IwasHurtAlot IwasHurtAlot 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Jun 17

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    tryingtobeamazing tryingtobeamazing 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    Ive been picked on all of my life aswell, as i read the stories of users in this group. This is something that ruined my self esteem and my life pretty much. With my old EP account...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 17

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    bateine ki baat hein ? nehi to? e meri apni hein. e koi nehi le sakte hein humse. e.. humara hein... humara i rahe ga. jab jau.. dusri gaw .. dusri dofa vogoban.. jab puse humko...
    apsebatienhuye apsebatienhuye 56-60, F Jun 16

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