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I Am Proud to Come From Pittsburgh

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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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    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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    It's never okay if u come from a broken family but if you do.. Just know life is giving u a hundred reasons to cry, when u can give life a thousand reasons to smile.
    trisytris trisytris 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Dont let anyone determine your happiness. Dont rely on them to make you happy. Because you'll just end up hurting yourself. Do things in your life that are for you, & because you...
    Cath947 Cath947 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I have all the answers I need for this stage in my life. I may not have implemented the theory yet, but at least I know what to do, and when the opportunity arises, I will seize it...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 29

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    This morning, i woke up and i realize that there are small scratches in my body. it is not deep but it is enough to tell that it is a scratch not a pen or anything like that. You...
    thiefhook thiefhook 18-21, M Dec 7

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    I also come from a broken family much like a lot of you. I love with my grandparents now and don't have any real connection to either of my parents. My dad raped my sister while I...
    AlphaBoy7934 AlphaBoy7934 13-15, M Dec 8

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    WARNING: this is VERY long. During school and hanging out with friends, I can be the most talkative and cheerful person to be around. And that's what hides the truth back at home...
    vintagechick14 vintagechick14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I finally trusted my mother again.. five years later, after she let me get raped, and threw me in a mental hospital then ran away. I stepped up as the bigger person and decided...
    babyjane96 babyjane96 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    So, would you come within me...? I'm heading to a warm bath...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    Onces i started thinking more positively .i realized i had to reinforce these thoughts and behaviors in myself so they would stuck. As with any sort of training, the more you...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F a week ago

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    If you focus yourself on getting better everyday. Good things will come! Don't cling so much on negative things or bad memories. Past is in the past! You can never undo it but you...
    Margaretxo Margaretxo 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mother is a nightmare, in one way I want to blame her for everything I went through growing up. but I can still try to understand. when I was born my mom said she planned me...
    babyjane96 babyjane96 18-21, F Nov 22

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    I had a terrible experience with my grandmother a few times one over my daughter she was more interested in discipline than doting and hugging and loving her. I asked my mother if...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F Nov 30

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    Hi.i'm new to here for knowing i'm not the alone.i am a survivor of phisically abuse,sexual abuse by my parents.four years ago,i escaped from them. and i've been fighting with...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 20

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    If you can find the time, will you wait for me? You've opened the chest of my life while I watched you, only to find the expression on your face that there was nothing inside...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M Dec 1

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    Some years ago I was medically DQ'd from joining the military cause of health conditions. My gf was happy cause it would mean I stay safe state side. I've learned to get over it...
    crazyboi24 crazyboi24 26-30, M Dec 3

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    As has happened at a couple of other points in my life, I've gotten so wrapped up in the problems in my life that I've stopped living much of it. Recent events have highlighted...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I remember it like it was yesterday. my father was killing her. I remember being so afraid when I saw my mom laying on the hardwood floor lifeless. I went for the .22 rifle because...
    dakota762 dakota762 22-25, M Dec 8

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    My parents divorced when I was 10, and my dad remarried a sick evil gold digger twenty years younger than him...after dating her for 3 months. People think he's so wonderful, but...
    RNY83 RNY83 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Outside looking in I never felt normal I always felt like an orphan My mother was murdered when I was just nine years old the man I called dad never acted like a father he was...
    conservativegirl24 conservativegirl24 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    From an early age I knew my mother hated me. She's been diagnosed since with Bipolar Disorder. But growing up with her as a mother was difficult. We never properly bonded because...
    emc2emily emc2emily 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was emotionally abused and neglected throughout my childhood up until around fourteen or fifteen when I finally got myself out of there, now family is just a broken word to me...
    ExPButterfly ExPButterfly 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 22

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    I have 3 biological brothers, 2 adopted brothers, 2 biological sisters and 1 adopted sister
    Autumnrose48 Autumnrose48 16-17, F Nov 22

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    I have lived in a small town in Colorado for most of my life. I have lived a few other places...including cities. I like the small town feel...but there are so many new people...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Nov 23

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    I do not love any of my family.
    OwlWolf OwlWolf 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I can't get that memory of my mother throwing a knife at my father out of my head! *Facepalm*
    TheDesireToDance TheDesireToDance 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I know what I've been searching for SUCH a long time. I have the answer. I know how to reach happiness. The answer is staring you at your face; I bet you would not have guessed it...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    My parents are divorced my mom lost her head and now has no memories of anything my dad doesn't provide anything for me and I have no one to cry to, why me
    Wannafillout Wannafillout 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    My mom has never liked me, which I've accepted, and it trickles down to my child which is what makes me into a beast! I respect her by never addressing her actions or lack of love...
    lovelyshayne lovelyshayne 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    My name is Jess or Jessie and I'm an accident child. My mom didnt plan to have me but when she did she was forced to marry my dad, a womanizer. He'd always bring girls home when I...
    jesstheman jesstheman 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 3

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    I can remember it like it was yesterday. The day my mother would chose a man over her own children the day she would walk out of my life forever. It all started when I was 12 years...
    izzy33095 izzy33095 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 3

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    I understand you more than you do yourself. Intellectually, I know everything I want to know about you. **** my arrogance. I can see with my rotting brain, through my dead eyes...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    My mom and dad werent legally married then just planned a fake wedding cause my moms parents wanted her to get married cause she stayed pregnant with me and they really disliked my...
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I remember my mother assaulting my father with sharp objects, then when I go to bed I can still hear them fighting all over and all over again... My aunt had to take me to a...
    TheDesireToDance TheDesireToDance 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I have abandonment issues. My parents are truck drivers & they're never home. I practically live on my own. It's really depressing because I can't have family dinners, or be asked...
    imgratedyo imgratedyo 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    lol, all i have to say is tru.
    flawlxsskay flawlxsskay 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    It's the worst during the holidays.
    softrocks softrocks 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    I ******* hate my parents😡😡
    roxylynch roxylynch 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    My dad was a serial killer. It might be a crazy opening sentence, but it's true. When I was 5 years old, he took me to someone's house and left me in the car to wait. It took a...
    vivekatt vivekatt 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I imagine that when I'm angry, my face looks just like that of my father.
    bakeittwice bakeittwice 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Where am I from and why am I here? I am not of Earth! I am 35 years old and for as long as I can remember, I've always felt very alien, different and like I don’t belong on Earth...
    StarChild79 StarChild79 31-35, M Dec 6

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    It's all coming to light and has been for months, 18 years of abuse, neglect, and general self hatred is coming out in spades with flash backs. Okay so it's 8 years since I...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F Dec 9

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    We the people stand up to this corrupted system. We see it all over the internet but never in the streets. The rich control everything and anything they want; using paper!!! Like...
    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5 18-21, M Nov 26

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    The best article I've read about depression yet!!! What I Wish People Knew about Depression By Therese J. Borchard Associate Editor robin-williamsSomeone recently asked me to...
    heavenlyskyflower heavenlyskyflower 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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