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I Am Not In United States

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    I Am Half American

    Though most of my friends know that, I thought I should tell you that right now I am not in the United states. I'll be back in US around June if that's any consolation. I had a friend who thought I should be blocked or boycott because I am in a third world country. I was born...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 65 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    Never Been

    Im from the UK, never been to the US although I have friends and family who have visited and lived there. It sounds good, I hope I get to go on holiday there one day. xx
    pine90apple pine90apple 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2009

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    An Expat In the Forming

    so it seems... that often i leave my dear US of A only to miss it, in addition to a select group of its inhabitants (all the people i know, and my adorable president/friend).  i miss it so much, as i do now, that i find myself at times to be a bit, dare i say, patriotic...
    meeeese meeeese 31-35 3 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    Not Now

    Life is hard, I can't stay there because of my husband and daughter, and I can't stay away, because I miss the freedom of thought. I can't even think free anymore!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 16 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    Havent Even Been There :)

    Ive been born and raised in Australia my whole life the farthest ive been is New Zeland.Ive got cousins from America though but one is getting an Australian citizen ship soon so thats pretty cool,also I get to go there in 9 months even though I hate flying :/ To tell you the...
    Sarah1997 Sarah1997 13-15, F Feb 20, 2012

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    Nope........Not In the Good Ol' U S of a

    I am their northern neighbour..... CANADA! We RULE!!!!!!!! Mahahahahah! Although you are starting to catch up with us again....Now that you got rid of dickwad....... He looked just like a monkey.......Talked like one too. lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1, 2009

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    I joined the United States Marine Corps at 18, my Grandfathers, Giovanni Colavita, and Salvatore Valetoria received their US citizenship by joining the Marines and fighting in...
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    He finally came back yesterday. I've missed him so much. (: stay strong girls, the return is incredible. Being in his arms again, I melted.
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    So, its been 4 days since my boyfriend of 3 years left to bootcamp. It was a really hard seeing his little brothers cry as he said bye and when it was my turn to say goodbye i just...
    ayramtorres ayramtorres 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    Hey everyone I haven't been on here in a while.....just wanted some advice on how to calm down lol. There's a 5th year reunion of a major battle my boyfriend was in and also the...
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    my boyfriend is in the rehab platoon at basic right now and i got to hear his voice for the first time in 2 and a half months today. he called and I didn't even recognize his...
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F Nov 20

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    question! has anyone's marine had some leave after MCT? or do all of them absolutely go straight to their MOS school?
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F Nov 21

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    Hey guys, I haven't been active on here for a while. So lets see, I flew down to NC Sunday to see him and went to his ball with him Monday night. It was nice I got to meet some of...
    MochaChocolatte MochaChocolatte 18-21 Nov 21

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    He's saying that they don't know if he's gonna get thanksgiving leave now :(
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F Nov 21

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    So tonight is one of those nights... I miss him soooo much. what do you guys do when you miss him so much? I normally look at pictures but I want something different.
    Caitlyncat Caitlyncat 16-17 Nov 21

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    I am 18 and I'm in college and I have been dating my boyfriend for 1 year and 2 months now. He left for basic training on Tuesday. I know that isn't that far away but we were...
    airforcegf1213 airforcegf1213 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    *Repost* I don't know how to feel. First he tells me he might not be allowed to come home for thanksgiving and now he says he was told they could be deployed next year in February...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F Nov 22

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    People ask me how I stayed with my boyfriend the 2 years he was back and fourth between home with me and in California for his job. they also ask how did I always have a smile on...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F Nov 22

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    I love when he falls asleep on the phone with me at night(: it's super adorable and it means a lot to me that he calls me when he can.
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F Nov 23

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    25 days till family day :))))
    arikaannbolin arikaannbolin 16-17, F Nov 23

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    So this may be a super random and silly question, but I thought who better to ask than y'all! Do any of you girlfriends know how many sheets of notebook paper can be sent with one...
    kayceelakay kayceelakay 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I know am not the only one sleeping alone tonight missing their other half.... Its gunna be one of those nights tonight I guess can't sleep but am here if anyone needs to talk or...
    ayramtorres ayramtorres 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    He texted me this morning asking how I was feeling, all worried and upset because he fell asleep last night. That man is the cutest. I told him not to worry about falling asleep...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F Nov 24

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    Okay so apparently I overheard him. He said he would be getting deployed in February 2016! As long as nothing comes up soon, which I hope not! So I definitely should be with him...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F Nov 24

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    Got to talk to my airman for an hour and a half on the phone :)))) he's finally in tech school. Yay.
    MAELLEA MAELLEA 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    He makes me happy and keeps me going. I just love that man.
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    Today was one of the best days...he was texting the whole day and it's he's last day of training
    mzvrgo21 mzvrgo21 18-21, F Nov 25

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    When I'm by myself I get very emotional about how how much I miss my airman and it has only been a week
    airforcegf1213 airforcegf1213 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    He should be home by now, but I can't wait to see him tomorrow!, can't believe it's been two months already, time really does fly right by :).
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    it's my first Christmas with my marine and I'm so stumped as to what to get him. ANY IDEAS?!
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    hotstreak426 hotstreak426 18-21, F Nov 27

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    Even though he can't be with me right now I am still very thankful to have him in my life. Happy THANKSGIVING everyone!
    CelinaH1907 CelinaH1907 18-21, F Nov 27

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    OMG!!!! My airman surprised me with a phone call for thanksgiving and we were able to talk for 40 minutes!!! I was so happy and still am!!! :)
    airforcegf1213 airforcegf1213 18-21, F Nov 27

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    So my boyfriend called me today! Yay! It made me so so happy! It was all I could do to get through the phone call without crying..I swear I cried for a good 30 minutes after.. I'm...
    kayceelakay kayceelakay 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I love my Marine, I'm so glad that I can call him mine. I can't wait for this weekend ?????
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F Nov 27

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    Katycc11 Katycc11 26-30, F Nov 27

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    HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE! On this day I am very thankful for the fact that I got spend this thanksgiving together with my marine and also thankful that his family is very...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F Nov 27

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    browneyes124 browneyes124 18-21, F Nov 28

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    I seen a lotof girls post on here that their bummed for no phone call its alright ladies ! Just like I told my friend who I met on this site No News Is GOOD News :) just remember...
    ayramtorres ayramtorres 18-21, F Nov 28

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    I can't wait to see him today, days like this beats any other day with my friends. making up the time we didn't have when he was away in 29 palms. I guess it's a good thing I didn...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I am wondering if any of you guys who have dealt with bootcamp, when did you book your hotels and stuff for graduation, and did you stay on base or get a hotel off base. Like how...
    Shelbbbb1 Shelbbbb1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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