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I Am Determined

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    Im Finally Mobile Again

    When i was 18 i got my first car, a 1962 Rambler with 3 on the tree. Thus began my love affair with cars and my freedom. I have gone through approx 10 cars in the past 26 years, all overlapping. There was never a lapse in my freedom. My mobility was never in question, I could...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    TO Make It

    The ultimate Long Island that is... Just left the liquor store and after a very long talk with a very sweet cashier I was given the secret. That said here I am giving it a test run. Only problem is that I don't have the little shot glass he told me to use so in it's place I used...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Nov 26, 2008

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    I used to think commitment was like a promise;

    something you can break, say "sorry", and forget about it the next day. But then I fell in love. I made a promise on February 27th 2013 to never love anyone more than Alex. Back then I made a million promises, and broke around half of them (but who doesn't? "I won't be late, I...
    aprettytragedy aprettytragedy 18-21, F Feb 27

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    I Just Saw the Movie "Rudy"

    It's old - 1993 But I'd never seen it before.  It was amazing to see a story of such determination.  I dont know if I could have kept at it, but he did, and made a difference in the life of his teammates. If you havent seen it before I recommend it. Never give up...
    Willowtree7 Willowtree7 26-30, F Mar 3, 2009

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    The Brooklyn Bridge

      In 1883, a creative engineer named John Roebling was inspired by an idea to build a spectacular bridge connecting New York with the Long Island. However bridge building experts throughout the world...
    maxwell maxwell 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2007

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    I Need To Believe In Me

    I am determined to keep my 4.0 consistent in college. Why? So that I can prove to myself that I can be as amazing as I feel that I am. I want other people to feel that I am amazing too. I want them to see that I'm amazing, to trust that I am as intelligent as I know that I am...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F May 9, 2012

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    The game is won, And

    now I wait. There is no revenge, Only Love.
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M Jan 19

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    I Don't Want Free $ With Strings.

    I have written at length about my failed relationship, with an outcome of freedom. That part is all good. It's the aftermath that is going a bit rough at the moment. My "man" left me with an enormous debt; rent wasn't always paid, utilities weren't always paid leaving me trying...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    When I was thrown to the wolves,

    I told you, that I'd come back to take what is rightfully mine. And now I stand before leading the very pack of wolves you threw me to.
    DrugStorePoet DrugStorePoet 18-21, M Mar 10

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    From Rags To Riches!

    I am a certificate holder of caregiving and healthcare services , registered midwife in my homeland and currently pursuing bachelor of nursing. I just realised that as a student back home I am rich because even though I don't ask my parents extra money I learnt to save some with...
    behindthedark behindthedark 18-21, F Aug 26, 2013

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    I've Always Been Determined To Make It

    i've been determined all my life to make through every challenge that i've faced even though it's been difficult but now my goal is to get through high school and move on eventually to college which won't be easy but i'm determined to make that my ultimate goal in my life right...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 8, 2009

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    Electronics

    Received my Wii today.  Got it hooked up and all...very excited to start playing...Can't get the TV to recognize the Wii console.I hate my TV! 
    akasarah akasarah 51-55, F 14 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Well sort of...it would be so amazing to meet someone who wants to help motivate me to make some changes in my life. A healthier, more active, more productive lifestyle. I really...
    sublimelife sublimelife 26-30, F Mar 21

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    For so long I've beat myself up over bad decisions that I've made in the past and I regret so much. Now that I'm older I can begin to move on and focus on my future, focusing on...
    Angel325 Angel325 31-35 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I don't need to be diagnosed, but I am depressed and have been for a very long time. Maybe I need psychiatric treatment, maybe I just need an attitude adjustment. Either way, 2014...
    Mynewleafsparkles Mynewleafsparkles 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Perhaps the most influential historical figure in regards to technology, Steve Jobs, he makes me feel like I too can achieve the impossible.
    noblenomad28 noblenomad28 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I do not understand his will,our his plan but I strive for perfection and will damage any false profits,teachers or the unrighteous preachers,this is a serious matter peoples...
    Seventhirty457 Seventhirty457 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the zodiac, and Aquarians are the perfect representatives for the Age of Aquarius. Those born under this sign have the social conscience needed to...
    BeYoungBeDopeBeProud BeYoungBeDopeBeProud 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    As I had previously mentioned my district has a no CD policy. One of the members of our school board hated people like me. The board’s policy stated that students could not...
    sandybrandy70 sandybrandy70 41-45, T 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had so much faith that everyone was going to work out. I was determined to commit myself to my relationship with my Saviour and trust that whichever path He takes me is the right...
    puberro puberro 70+, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm not going to post my story, as it's quite lengthy. If you'd like to know, just tell me and i'll gladly divulge. Anyway, all that needs to be said is i've recently turned 20...
    TemptN29 TemptN29 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 19

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    I have things to say, and as soon as I figure out how to correctly translate them from thoughts to words, I will say them. After decades of introspection and absorbing everything...
    TragicMonkey TragicMonkey 31-35, M Mar 19

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    THE STORY OF JADA BHARATA There was a great monarch named Bharata. The land which is called India by foreigners is known to her children as Bhârata Varsha. Now, it is enjoined on...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M Mar 19

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Two - Chapter Thirty-Three As I slipped out the door to go to church early on Sunday morning, I heard the soft sounds...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Mar 19

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    Lets see it started about five years ago I lived with a cousin and my wife- daughter and mother in law stayed at her grandmothers. Me and my wife aren't married at that time but...
    Whodidimarry Whodidimarry 26-30, M Mar 19

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    I never drink and recently I cheated on the love of my life. Determined to tell him but don't know how. Guilt is eating me from the inside and I've never felt this much pain...
    Isabelllll5 Isabelllll5 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Although I lean toward a more progressive view point, I generally eschew politics. The system is completely broken. They pander to their constituencies but in reality they only...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Today in fact. I just got my exam results that determined how successful I'll be in life back, and they were horrible. Right now, I have been doing pre-med with a college that has...
    nicoulle nicoulle 18-21, F Mar 20

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    I think work ethic is a beautiful thing to have. I'm always trying to improve mine, although I do have lazy days. I'm hoping that one day I'll be a software developer. The money...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I do not know why but.... I have been absolutely obsessed with Iceland for quite some time! She's such a beautiful land filled with all sorts of adventures :) don't even get me...
    tormi tormi 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I feel pretty selfish admitting this.. Life is such a precious thing but lately it hasn't been seeming like it. Honestly, nothing is particularly "wrong". Not many big problems...
    lonelyxsoul lonelyxsoul 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    Just went out tonight and bought my first pair of Nine West black patent pumps in the store. The experience will be a part of me forever. I walked up to the sales racks, and...
    wistfulmiles wistfulmiles 51-55, M 8 Responses Mar 21

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    I worked in sales during the late 1980s and got into Marketing in the 1990s. In 2001 I became a Marketing Manger of a large company and was doing really well until the crash of 20...
    DietCokeBreak DietCokeBreak 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    For a time in the late 1980s I worked in a call center, one of the first call centers. When we wanted to use the bathroom we had to raise our hands like schoolchildren; even...
    DietCokeBreak DietCokeBreak 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I been through alot through this lifetime of mine, many people i know i have. I have fallen i have failed, i got up and i tried. I stay determined through all the tough times...
    fearisaliar fearisaliar 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I am half-German and half-Hongkongese and a student who loves photography; I have a passion for almost everything, including drama and music, I am determined to find success and a...
    sssjohnsss sssjohnsss 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    "The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained liberation from the self" - Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
    Bodhi1satva Bodhi1satva 51-55, M Mar 23

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    Ever since i was little i knew i was a little different the biggest tale tale sign was that i am left handed and taste in clothing music hobbies and interest, later in life i...
    Carmen45 Carmen45 18-21, F Mar 24

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    When i was a kid, i stutter a lot. Other kids, being kids, looking for playmates they can talk with easily. That, unfortunately can't be me because i need as long as 10 seconds to...
    oneiric89 oneiric89 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    What the heck? About three and a half years ago I began to get soreness and stiffness in my hips, legs, and shoulders that increased steadily until I got to my doctor after weeks...
    DavidScott7 DavidScott7 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Hi everyone this is for an assignment please comment xoxox A skinny wish Finally Esther was picked to become the goalie, because she is so athletic. She was getting all dizzy, she...
    proudly92 proudly92 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Originally diagnosed with a bacterial ear infection, I actually had Shingles that lead to Bells palsy / Ramsey Hunt syndrome, with the usual symptoms. This is the first time I've...
    johnsonfamily38 johnsonfamily38 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    She is stressing again, and I know she thinks that she'll never get through this, but I know better, because I know how intelligent she is. Moreover, she doesn't yet realize that...
    quicklycomingundone quicklycomingundone 36-40, M Mar 26

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    Since I've last posted my issues with Jon have been resolved. Things definitely got worse before they got better but they got better and that's all that matters. A couple weeks...
    baileyconeal baileyconeal 18-21, F Mar 26

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    ---- MEDIBANK PRIVATISATION PROPOSAL BY ABBOTT GOVERNMENT ---- Below is what I wrote about the idea of Privatisation in regard to real life experiences and the explanations for...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    ---- MEDIBANK PRIVATISATION PROPOSAL BY ABBOTT GOVERNMENT ---- Below is what I wrote about the idea of Privatisation in regard to real life experiences and the explanations for...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Mar 26

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    It is not that tough to decide on the appropriate wedding party attire to use when seeing a marriage ceremony. Most of us put in a great deal of effort to take a look good when...
    flowydresses flowydresses 18-21, M Mar 27

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    I am 26 years old and I have chronic pancreatitis with a surgery coming up. My story started 2.5 years ago when I had a snowboarding accident. When I fell I hit my abdomen pretty...
    christine921 christine921 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    My funniest story as a first yr dr. A young woman with purple hair, lots of tattoos and wearing weird clothes came in with abdominal pain. It was quickly determined that the...
    Isadora19 Isadora19 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am tired. I am depressed. I am frustrated. I am angry. I am sad. I am embarrassed. I am guilty. I am asshamed. I am hurting. I am honest. I am kind. I am a good person and friend...
    tuckshoparms tuckshoparms 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I will. I am determined. I have figured out a at home routine and when the ice melts and sidewalks are no longer icy I take brisk walks that'll eventually turn into jogs and runs...
    heavyeyebags heavyeyebags 22-25, F Mar 28

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    Mentally 33 years old. With your 42 % you are: Your true age is: Adult age. You are considered quite mature for your age. You are independent and can take care of yourself. You...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F Mar 28

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