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I Am From Hawaii

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    Flown Here Not Grown Here But I Got Aloha

    Aloha everyone . I am Ryan im 21 and live kona side of the Big Island ive been here for about 5 years now on and off and love the people, the land and the oceans that surround my new Ohana . Have made some of the best friends and had some of the most memorable times in my 5 years...
    AwakingDreamWalker AwakingDreamWalker 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2010

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    My Early Years In Paradise.

    I was born in the Pink Palace,which is now Tripler Army Hospital in Oahu .My parents was of asian ancestry but 2nd and 3rd generation on the islands.I remember going to school barefooted and playing marbles in the school yard.On saturday at the local theater they would show two...
    StuPedaso StuPedaso 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    I was born on the island of Oahu,

    in the state of Hawaii. I was born at Kapiolani Medical Center For Women And Children. Barack Obama was too. I love the friendliness there in Hawaii. (I moved to the mainland in 2009) I love how even though there is still bad in Hawaii, that people band together and help out...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 6, 2014

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    Life In Paradise

    My name is Ray, I used to live in Jersey for about 20 yrs, moved to Lahaina, Maui about 3 yrs ago and loving every min of it. I own 20 Condo Units here in Lahaina, a Businessman so to speak and loving the Island style of living. My Parents and I are from Asian Corner of our World...
    ray2557 ray2557 51-55, M Nov 5, 2012

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    Moved away to put some distance between my parents ugly divorce and my new marriage. so far it the stress from the divorce is minimal and the stress that my husband gives me is...
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    I'm ready to move on from this disease. It controls my life and I hate living a secret. I can't tell anyone, but I am looking for support and someone who can recover together.
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    Most likely this has to do with having been bullied at school, had tons of medical problems growing up (and some I've only recently confirmed, though I've always suspected), and...
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    I feel different from everyone else and that's not a good thing it's like c'mon who the heck wanna be different I always try to hide that but sometimes it doesn't work out I'm...
    frost103 frost103 22-25, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    im not too far from the capital, just down the M1!!!
    leed91 leed91 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    This article presents a series of regrets that many people experience of their deathbed. It’s an interesting source of perspective for many of us who are moving into new phases...
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    arcarrin arcarrin 16-17, F Feb 22

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    I'm an awkward teenager from a very emotionally retentive family. It has bothered me my entire life that when I look at other families (my neighbors, my friends' families, TV...
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    Life is full of experiences: some good, some bad. That's why I'm drawn to EP, because you get to read how others around and miles away from you live their lives and cope with...
    NaomisJourneyToTheSun NaomisJourneyToTheSun 31-35, F Feb 17

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    Friends whom I thought are there for me for life are not coming to EP or left this place Got cheated by a girl here never mind Just when I thought I wanted to be here again I...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M Feb 19

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    Hi everyone. My name is Becca and I'm writing from a UK charity called Stand Alone. We're currently in the process of researching family estrangement, and are looking for...
    beccabland beccabland 26-30 Feb 21

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    Hi everyone. My name is Becca and I'm writing from a UK charity called Stand Alone. We're currently in the process of researching family estrangement, and are looking for...
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    I learned a valuable lesson: About two weeks ago, I did not pay enough attention and made a serious traffic mistake. The police officer who stopped me thought I could prepay the...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    Tonight I tearfully discovered the term Maladaptive Daydreaming. I'm 44 years old and have wasted most of my life's potential locked up in my bedroom. I've hidden it from my...
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    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    My dad taught me many things. He's a great person for me in some ways. He took me fishing & hunting when I was little which was fun. He always says he's proud of me or say...
    woodenstrings woodenstrings 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I grew up in peripheral of a rural town in Chiba prefecture, Japan, in my childhood. My family was not rich so could not afford a better house. A forest was 5 steps away from my...
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    Right before cleansing carpet, rugs or other surfaces with an everyday cleaner or steam cleaner, the enzyme/bacteria cleaners must be utilized to neutralize the odor. Or else, the...
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    MY words may not Carry Weight with "you" As A Female. IF I interject Another Womans words, however, perhaps you'll Listen ?? FROM a newspaper columnist, I quote the following from...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Feb 18

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    "A feeling of Contentment" by Angelicpixie Oh, how I welcome the mental ease The pure pleasure of.. just..having.. nothing pressing The fulfillment and depth of "I Am" This...
    angelicpixie angelicpixie 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    I had this since I was a kid. I used to imagine different scenarios and put myself in it the way i wanted. I always could differentiate reality from theses scenarios. I always made...
    Houuse Houuse 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    hardly ever do I have episodes at 6 am when I've been asleep all night, lying on my side or that I couldn't distinguish from reality. well all three just happened lol. I was...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 23

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    I have read a lot of great stories here on EP, so I decided to write my own. These stories will be about a group of siblings. Their parents are divorced. They live with their dad...
    experiences101 experiences101 18-21 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Soldottern Soldottern 18-21, F Feb 9

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    SelfIsImportant SelfIsImportant 18-21, M Feb 10

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    Some do drugs, others go for a run, but at the end we are all just searching for that tiny space, perhaps a hole, that gives us shelter from the terrible reality of the world.. But...
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    It all started on a summer day, I still remember the moment when I met her. She was a young and innocent girl, we share a similar background of a lone foreigner travelling to a new...
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    lovelyxalice lovelyxalice 18-21, F Feb 12

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    HarleyHart HarleyHart 13-15, F Feb 13

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