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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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    amtired amtired 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    Hi everyone, I've been in an abusive relationship for 6 years and the busier is now wanting out he got a good steady job makes good money and made up wt his mom and step dad and...
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    Any rampant young man in England who would like to try chastity is welcome to contact me. I've personal experience of this and I would be glad to advise others.
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    I agree very much. yes they do wrong, but, they have to keep the balance in the world.
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    It hurts so much. There's not a day I don't cry. I hate when it's close to the time he will get home. Not to mention how much I dread weekends(he's off Friday, Saturday and Sunday...
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    My Mom just compared me to a character she thinks is like a *********. I don't expect anyone to read this, I'm just venting since I don't have anyone I can talk to. Instead of...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F Feb 16

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Feb 18

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Yep, been there done that, got the bloody t shirt. Abuse needs to end now. Not just emotional - physical, mental, sexual, financial too.
    krystalkool84 krystalkool84 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    This **** needs to end now. All abuse.
    krystalkool84 krystalkool84 26-30, F Feb 18

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    Scars deep. Screaming mind. Pain unspoken. Tears unseen. No one cares.
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    Little Girl Screaming Tears down her little innocent face. Yet scarred for life into adulthood. Bloody ******* who abused her. she deals with the torment daily. They don't.
    krystalkool84 krystalkool84 26-30, F Feb 18

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