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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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    My mom is planning on filing for her fourth divorce next month. I have been through this so many times with her it makes me sick. She always needs me to come and help pick up her...
    lovelyss lovelyss 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    So tired of trying to make other people happy all the while hoping, praying, crossing my fingers that someone would take the time to make me happy. Well, no one ever took that...
    thiswatermelonlovesme thiswatermelonlovesme 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    My mom preaches this saying and from my own experiences, time and time again it has proven to be true. I'll share hers though because it is a great example. My mom was fired from...
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A cracked family portrait. It's my fault I live with my grandmother. I could have told my mom not to let her "friends" into the house. I could have told her not to go to the club...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    My dear child
Let me be honest
You are not beautiful
But you have the most beautiful personality Growing up
I heard the same words
Over and over again
From my own...
    Cathii Cathii 16-17, F Jul 1

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    I came from a broken family. they separated when I was in First High. My mom lives with his bf and my dad went to other country to find work. I remember me and my brother used to...
    Ryenowa Ryenowa 26-30, F Jul 5

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    So my life is kind of screwed up. This past year 2 ppl I was the closest died. Someone who told me they would never leave after 4 yrs they told me its to hard to be around me and...
    LifeRebel LifeRebel 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I know that this sounds stupid, but my mother doesn't feed me. She used to, make food like rice, chicken, potatoes, and she put it in containers that we could all eat from. I was...
    ICanTotallySurvive ICanTotallySurvive 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Happiness is what makes a person truly grateful for what he has. It's something that can never be bought. Happiness is what makes us enjoy our lives. When you are happy, you are...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    3,000 people. 600 in school k-12. It's amazing when everyone knows everyone. Not really an advantage for me because I don't talk anyway. But it's amazing to observe the town.
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Jun 28

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    I feel like no one wants me. My parents have recently divorced and me and my mom always fight. She always yells at me to pack my bags and that I'm going to live with my dad, but...
    foreveraloneforever foreveraloneforever 13-15, F Jun 29

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    Very small town known as the "Secret City on the Hill" which brought together the Atomic Age.
    76sailor 76sailor 51-55, M Jul 1

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    If you only have the capacity to doubt and scorn. If you are critical and hard thinking. If you think the worst and don't believe... You will hardly ever be happy! Listen to...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I'll show you my strengths I'll show you my weakness My light My darkness I'll trust you until you no longer give me a reason to I'll let you see my angels, and my demons But I am...
    candyliscious candyliscious 18-21, F Jul 9

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    Wut I tell u now is true I am emo I lied about my age on here I really am only 11 I hate my life I want to end my life but I know that there is at least one person on this earth...
    imnotthatspecia imnotthatspecia 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    "Refuse to inherit dysfunction. Learn new ways of living instead of repeating what you lived through." Thema Davis
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F Jul 12

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    "When hit hard by events, don't say, 'Why me?' The answer to the why me question is 'Why not me? Am I so special that bad things shouldn't happen to me?' Ask instead, 'What do I do...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    My mum is really into talking on the phone recently and I think she s talking to a guy. She s 50 this year, separated with my father 6-7 years ago. I didn't expect I would feel...
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Called my mom last night, try and tell her how much she hurt me when I was growing up. All she did was laugh and lie... Yup. Seems like people's advice doesn't work
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M Jul 16

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    You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    my family is so broken i whis my parents would divorce because all i've seen them do during my whole life was fight and hurt each other
    opentalk opentalk 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Nope. It dont. It makes me normal. Disabled by them and society. But normal. Since clinton. According to net surveys. Lmao. Dysfunctional has been normal...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think I know why I love him like this, he's not my love but then I love him even so. I know it won't last this way forever, we will return and become as we were because that is...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 5 days ago

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    I enjoy doing nothing on my weekends. I like to lay back and relax outside. I feel guilty for not going out and doing the whole social thing (as others have suggested I do), but...
    mcfry mcfry 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I love my small, one stop light town but sometimes it's just too much! Every knows everything about everyone and it's really annoying. They expect everyone to act the same and...
    kortskat kortskat 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Every person and car that you pass on a walk or run will wave at you and some of them will even stop you to talk even if they didn't know you existed before that:)
    kortskat kortskat 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone. I'm Irish, born and raised in Dublin. Did you ever have a conflict about moving back home after travelling and living abroad? I'm 22 now, and have travelled and lived...
    jollygoat jollygoat 22-25, M Jun 30

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    Basically my selectivity comes from an incident that happened to me when I was around 13 years old. I was in secondary school and I went though a phase where I was confused about...
    oknyritchie oknyritchie 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I provide catering services to wealthy home owners in Southwest Michigan. Primarily over the summer. When the sunsets are beautiful, the sand is hot, and the drinks are on ice. My...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F Jul 4

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    When seeking a school of phlebotomy you must try to find a number of things that you may not know nonetheless. Something to look at in advance of looking at a faculty is to check...
    Mica4014qgx7 Mica4014qgx7 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Pittsburgh born and raised though I may or may not be moving soon
    CountCrackula CountCrackula 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I've always have felt this statement seems somewhat unnecessary.I'm a single dad raised my kids alone best I could and they've turned out just fine.I'm very proud of them and tell...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm so happy that times have changed and it's possible for transgender children to become their true gender at such a younger age than I was able to. I am a girl. I've always...
    SaharaSands SaharaSands 46-50, T 1 Response Jul 7

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    I am a complete and utter nerd. AND PROUD!!!! If I'm called a nerd at school I laugh at them and say "thank you." As if receiving a compliment. A nerd is technically just somebody...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    This is so accurate 😔 Missing Your Boyfriend Whose In the Military. 1. You wear old sweatpants and sweatshirts to bed. 2. You can watch whatever you want on TV without...
    mescudiells mescudiells 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    law misused, no automatic arrest in such cases: SC Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 22:29 14 New Delhi: Expressing concern over misuse of anti-dowry law by "disgruntled...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    A few months ago I had bought myself some new clothes. This isn't something I do often but when I do, its a treat. A few weeks ago...I got to wear my new clothes for a special...
    LadyJunebug LadyJunebug 31-35, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    It seems to me,that equality should not be that hard of a concept to get.I think a lot of it comes down to something we all want from each other.Respect.Now I was brought up to...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I would really appreciate some input here, i know this is kind of long but I would be glad to hear from anyone who has any advice for me. I'm 18 years old, I just graduated from...
    sidkyd99 sidkyd99 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    And I love this country. Despite the fact that we have so much in this beautiful land: we have a rich soil, a beautiful water resources, and the warmest and kindest of hearts, we...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    For 45 years I have been the emotional dumping ground for a mother who lacks the ability to love anyone. I have been groomed for this situation since birth. I have been an...
    antidote4toxicity antidote4toxicity 46-50, F Jul 12

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    Delhi Continues to be the 'Rape Capital' as Crimes Against Women Rise Reuters School children shout slogans as they hold candles during a candle light vigil to mark the first...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Home» News» World News» Asia» India Woman killed over dowry 'every hour' in India A woman is killed every hour in India because her family failed to meet her...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    AnasooyAathreya-SeshaAnjaneyakrishna Athrison : August 1952 I joined Medical College . August 1992 , my career in Bhaarath India is coming to an end and USA beckoned me . My...
    AATHREYAARBEEKAY AATHREYAARBEEKAY 36-40, M 20 hrs ago

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    I started self harming in August 2010. It started off with scissors, just little scratches that barely broke skin. Then it slowly got worse, until it got to the point where I'd...
    meggypeggy1996 meggypeggy1996 18-21, F Jun 27