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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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    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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    it was a long time ago get over it
    bvinc86 bvinc86 26-30, M Aug 9

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    I want to be shut away from the world In my twisting and hurling hurricane I want to close my eyes and let it carry me wherever it wants to I want the water to engulf me and fill...
    layswhyfe layswhyfe 18-21 Jul 27

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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...
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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 Response Jul 23

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    Very violently raped when I was 15-16, beaten by two different ex's at 22 and 30. 41 years old now and haven't felt like a victim for several years now. People are always against...
    Polly73 Polly73 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    It's unfortunate but these more often than not go unreported. I often think it's because of the stigma, and victim blaming. It's ridiculous how people are treated when reporting...
    merrygentry merrygentry 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I recently learned that domestic abuse isn't limited to couples , I would never guessed it was also roommates as well. I did a lot of research into this before I figured out that I...
    Lunnaku Lunnaku 26-30 1 Response Aug 3

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    I'm a victim of sexual assault. My drink was spiked at a party, I fell asleep and 2 men sexually assaulted me...they took photographs aswell, ten in total- of them committing the...
    Jacobscracker Jacobscracker 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Hello, my name is Diane and I am a junior at Rutgers. After the recent news concerning Mike Brown/Ferguson and police brutality, and reading about the protests occurring in NJ, I...
    deekayyy deekayyy 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    30 Things I’ve Learned About Love from My Emotionally Abusive, Narcissistic, Alcoholic Husband 1. If you trust someone, they will repay you with suspicion and jealously. 2. If...
    KMarie789 KMarie789 31-35, F 18 hrs ago

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    He told me to kill myself..over and over and over.....and over....
    amtired amtired 22-25 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    We have two headed towards Hawaii now, they are supposed to lose strength before they hit, but you never know. I hope Iselle and Julio spare us from any major damage. :-)
    SamanthaLei SamanthaLei 46-50, M Aug 6

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    Glass everywhere. Blood tipping from the top of my head to the bottom of my toes. I can't see anything but a full wrecked house. I told myself to "Calm Down and that everything...
    queenlekxie04 queenlekxie04 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I have survived alot abusive mother, sexual abuse in care homes, I have a back problem,my ex I found in bed with another woman and I'm still here. Nothing going to beat me.
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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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 4 Responses Jul 24

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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 Jul 24

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    People who really know me know that I have a big heart underneath a tough shell. All of my life, I have felt the burden of emotions that I did not want. The primary offender is...
    MaunaLani13 MaunaLani13 46-50, M Jul 24

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    I have burnt myself in the last month . A boiler blow up in my face and I was put in an induced coma for 24 hours . My burns were quite bad but have heeled dramatically well. All...
    matthew0290 matthew0290 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    I was boiling some tea before school, and I made a mistake and wasted it on my thigh, hurt like hell.
    darkangellights darkangellights 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    When I was first learning to walk, my babysitter was watching tv and I managed to waddle my way up to the kitchen where she had left the oven open right after she cooked. I fell...
    Swordsman101 Swordsman101 18-21, M Jul 24

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    My dad has been emotionally abusing me for as long as I can remember. I want to move out but I have younger siblings who love me. I can't leave them. He doesn't do those things to...
    atmarie atmarie 18-21, F Jul 25

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    Can my dad be abusing me and not know it? I mean...is it possible he has no clue?
    atmarie atmarie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I need help so bad. I don't know how my life could end up so destroyed. I am 34. I have been emotionally abused since I was 17. I was raped at 16. The same person I met at 17...
    dolly454 dolly454 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Rape jokes are NEVER okay. And they are NEVER funny. So just stop. Please.
    makaiajane makaiajane 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Physical aggression by a man toward his partner is abuse, even if it happens only once. If he raises a fist; punches a hole in the wall; throws things at you; blocks your way...
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I was stalked from late 1999 to summer 2004. I have told most of the details of what happened in my case, or tried to impart all, in my numerous books.Sereena Nightshade
    sereena sereena 41-45 Aug 4

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    304 million people live in the U.S. One in 25 people will have the disorders associated with 'no conscience' which include antisocial personality disorder, sociopath, and...
    TygerLylly TygerLylly 36-40, F Aug 6

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    304 million people live in the U.S. One in 25 people will have the disorders associated with 'no conscience' which include antisocial personality disorder, sociopath, and...
    TygerLylly TygerLylly 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I'm conditioned like an animal to watch my phone. If I ever miss her call, all hell breaks loose. If I don't respond to a message in less than three minutes, "you don't care about...
    petitambition petitambition 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I still don't quite understand this but if you ask my ex psychologists they'll vouch for me
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Nothing like waking up and being called lazy and useless. I don't recall those being words of affirmation :(
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    I need to learn to tell people what I want instead of hopping that they will mystically know.
    Larisa838 Larisa838 31-35, F Aug 8

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    I need someone to talk to. Just to know some one is listening. He can be so sweet at times, but the things he says when he's mad..... I don't know why I stay. I'm so sad all the...
    person411 person411 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    He through water in my face and on my 11 month old face , because I was Leaving him !! :'(
    Yuri1396 Yuri1396 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I can't do this any longer,i cant cope with the physical and mental this has caused me. I can not pretend anymore.
    Laura209 Laura209 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I am sitting here, and I do not know where to start. For 21 long years I have been living a lie. Thinking that what he has done to me was "normal". My heart is racing because this...
    WonderingJazmine WonderingJazmine 18-21 Aug 12

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    I met him online and he was the most charming person in the world. Was so interested in what i was like my thoughts, goals, philosophies on life. And so sweet. But somewhere it...
    Confused4959 Confused4959 22-25, F Aug 12

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    My brother was abused by our so called "father" ever since he was a kid ;when my parents got divorced and my brother started mistreating me.I have been thrown against walls,I've...
    crazcat97 crazcat97 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I have to say this is a story I have never told to anyone expect the one person I share this tale with. It is a hard story for me to tell and before you continue u must know it...
    DreamsOfALife DreamsOfALife 18-21, F Aug 13

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    What people don't understand about rape is that it's never over!!! We constantly live with the nightmares and flashbacks! We never truly leave that moment, everyday it's like we're...
    skysplits skysplits 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Long story short. Brother in law was fingering me in my sleep while on my sleeping meds. I filed a report. He turned himself in. His courts tomorrow. Stressed
    vaginabrain vaginabrain 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My secondary school English teacher. He was one of the youngest teachers on the board of this school. What was worse, it was one of the oldest schools in Poland. I think every...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 6 days ago