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I Am Proud to Come From Pittsburgh

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    Swooshin; Ok Not Well

       Swooshing' down the Mountain growing up in the Northern part of the United States, in Pittsburgh Pa , I've always enjoyed the Winter and the snows that accompanied this seasonal change!              ...
    Randysdot Randysdot 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 21, 2009

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    Pittsbugh Quiz / History

    Oil , by reknown Pittsburgh area Artist Robert Griffin. A View of Pittsburgh roughly @ 1750's . There's one logical problem with Rendition,  Think you can figure it out.  it most likely would only be obvious to someone from the area. Clue it has to do with the...
    Randysdot Randysdot 51-55, M Sep 29, 2009

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    I come from a very borken family but when I was young I never sae I it now am.in foster care. and I learned its not where you come from its where you belong
    Kellyfoster2000 Kellyfoster2000 13-15, F 3 Responses May 12

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    Come from a series of broken homes with my mothers parents outlasting them all making it 50 yrs together before my grandfather had enough. Dont blame him though , I remember my gma...
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    It's Really hard when you come from a broken family , it can affect your future And you always ask yourself that " why" Hi guys im Alma I Just wanna share my life here. when...
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    I didn't have the greatest childhood growing up. My parents divorced when I was 2. My father was an alcoholic and verbally and physically abused my mother. Me and my older sister...
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    My name is Sophia, I'm 13 years old and I'm the girl in the flower romper in the picture. For as long as I can remember my parents have fought, it was never true love. They never...
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    i want to write and talk...i miss you all the time but i feel pain when i think of words. you bring out that confused mess inside me at times..thats not a bad thing. yove a...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M May 11

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    Just like you, I have grown up with divorced parents since I was three years old. I have been lucky to come out the other side 20 years later currently completing my Psychology...
    PsychNowResearch PsychNowResearch 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Today I had to take over my brothers duty of taking my younger sisters to the park. Long story short I've landed myself in DEEP TROUBLE. Sometimes I feel if I came from a much...
    CheerNikki13 CheerNikki13 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    I got an aunty who always calls cfs on everyone, she'll believe anything she thinks, and shes very convincing, so it makes it worse. I got another aunty who cries herself at night...
    CurvyJ420 CurvyJ420 16-17, F 3 Responses May 10

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    hello strangers. My parents broke up a few years ago; I saw it coming, I regularly overheard them throwing pretty cruel insults at each other. Anyways, at first I thought it was...
    Nefaz Nefaz 13-15, F May 11

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    I want to share a letter that I wrote when I was crying after having a fight with my dad trying to make everyone happy. I feel like sharing it, maybe someone knows how to get rid...
    tigerlily1413 tigerlily1413 18-21, F 2 Responses May 16

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    made some bad choices in my life, so I had to be separated, from my family, for a while, but was for the best, got to visit was always grest, mom and dad, never were together, my...
    meliena meliena 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am far from innocent or untouched. I'm dead leaves in the gutter, I'm feces on the fingers, vomit on the shoes, spit upon the flesh ruined. My only innocence would be the rose...
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    sexually,phsically,mentally abused by ****** pig who is called ''fathe'' since 0 to 29.. phsically and mentally abused by monster who is called ''mother''since 0 to ..still...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 1

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    i just fully realised this. last night, something i had dreamt about for months happened, and i woke up feeling empty. i still feel empty. it didn't make me happier...
    em11111 em11111 18-21, F May 2

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    my mom had eight boys and 4 girls you do the mathI am one half of one of 2 sets of twins my mom hadone set a boy and a girl and the other set 2 boys
    Snowbird22 Snowbird22 46-50, M 1 Response May 2

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    Happiness, describes happiness as having three parts: pleasure, engagement, and meaning. Pleasure is the “feel good” part of happiness. Engagement refers to living a “good...
    birdsrestingonabranch birdsrestingonabranch 22-25, F 1 Response May 3

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    But it made me strong in life and i believe i can handle anything that life throws at me
    stranger303 stranger303 31-35, M 2 Responses May 9

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    i began to write some words..to compose a verse in rhyme or prose verse sublime. but i cannot compose words to do justice to this person who has ensnared my heart. the greatest...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M May 9

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    YOU ARE JOKING,RIGHT?
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 4 Responses May 15

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    I'm a burden, they're a blessing You love them No effort to please me, I'm a burden, they're a blessing If I want this, it'll be a task A hundred accomplishments necessary To get...
    larosenoire larosenoire 18-21, F May 16

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    My parents divorced when I was 2 1/2 years old and my mom and I lived with my grandpa. Problems built up until one night I remember I was 14 years old and I watched my grandpa hit...
    yarazebian yarazebian 13-15, F 2 Responses May 17

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    The most beautiful people in my life are good people first and foremost. External beauty means nothing if your insides are black and cold.
    MyUnspokenWord MyUnspokenWord 18-21, F 4 Responses May 19

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    my parents divorced when i was 15. i am 23 now and it affects me more than it ever has in my whole life. at this age i understand more now how important it is to have a healthy...
    md1992 md1992 22-25, F 19 Responses 4 days ago

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    My parents have been divorced since before I was born and all I really want to say to them is... And sorry about cursing but.. Why the fu** did you have me if you were going to...
    iheartgmm iheartgmm 13-15, T 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Great... As if my life couldn't get any worse... My emotionally abusive mom had divorced my overly passive dad a few years ago. I live primarily with my dad, while my sister lives...
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I watched as every other kid ran to their moms car to jump in. Laugh. Hug. Smile. I never got to do that. My family line on both sides is made up of alcoholics and druggies. My...
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    Hello there, my name is Adam. I know that several of you are already aware of who I am. I also realize that many of you loathe me. Part of the reason for that is that I am not...
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    Hello there, my name is Adam. I know that several of you are already aware of who I am. I also realize that many of you loathe me. Part of the reason for that is that I am not...
    SupernaturalScientist SupernaturalScientist 22-25, M May 17

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    2Greatfriends 2Greatfriends 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I'm not sure if this is still active. If people are still wandering around this forum. If you're reading this, you are still wandering. Intrigued by peoples stories or perhaps just...
    antihero1 antihero1 70+, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Battle a-fib into submission WITHOUT dangerous blood thinners One minute, you're cool as a cucumber -- like Clint Eastwood delivering his best Dirty Harry stare. The next, you're...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I have felt like I have carried extra weight on my shoulders for years. I don't know what it is like to feel free and exhilarated.Jobs have depressed me the most in my life. I feel...
    capehope3 capehope3 41-45 2 Responses May 12

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    I come from a stable middle class home where I never wanted for anything. I was never beaten, molested, or subjected to anything traumatic. I have never had to face hunger, poverty...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 1 Response May 10

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    arirose43 arirose43 16-17, F May 16

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    I am a man. For a long time I defined myself as gay -- I was attracted to guys, had a lot of sex with them and had three relationships, one lasted for 8 years. I can't say that I...
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    It wasn’t until I took the time to reflect on my life that I began to appreciate what it meant to have a positive outlook. Being told at a young age by medical professionals...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 16

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