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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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    I may have come from a broken family but I was shown what I didn't want in a man, which in turn lead me to a man of complete opposite of my father.
    Blessedlyloved Blessedlyloved 22-25, F Nov 5

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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 1 day ago

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    My parents split up when I was a little over a year old, I'm now 15. I visit my dad every other weekend but other than that I stay at my moms. My mom is remarried but my dad lives...
    julsss julsss 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    I came from a broken family but I hate blaming anyone for my mishaps. I am what I am now because of my choices. I figured that once you have let go of all the blaming you can start...
    filledspaces filledspaces 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    my mom called today n asked me to come back ... shud i give her a 3rd chance ???? everytime i go back her behavior changes with me within days ... :/ n gets worst !!!
    meety12 meety12 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 2

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    My family abuses me. Mental and physical you got it. All my siblings grew up and then it was my turn. Every Time I do something wrong and then bam. There we go. Another bruise...
    heartbreakgirl15 heartbreakgirl15 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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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 1 Response 1 day ago

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    it's been 4 years i'm away from my mom coz she never accepted me as her own child and kept on saying that her marriage was a disaster just because of me ... :( i don't understand...
    meety12 meety12 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    Just like the moon in the sky, that's how I shine in the darkness. I gather the light from the sun. The sun is my friend, for it is the sun who project its light into me. The...
    bowbowdown bowbowdown 26-30 1 Response Nov 3

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    My mum and dad split before I turned one. My mum is a drug addict and my dad suffers with PTSD. Their issues came way before being a parent and as a result I am a messed up person...
    justinneedofsomelove justinneedofsomelove 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    my parents split up when I was young, so I have literally no memories of my 'dad' who hasn't attempted to contact me since. I was left alone a lot when younger, and my mum got a...
    minmins07 minmins07 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Ive never met my dad. And probably never will. my mother is 64 years old, and really starting to show her age. My half brother is 37, and lives on the other side of the country...
    asnplaysrugby asnplaysrugby 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 8

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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 3 days ago

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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 12 hrs ago

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    I do not love any of my family.
    OwlWolf OwlWolf 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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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 42 mins ago

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    My dad left me last week to a different state and in a completely unrelated series of unfortunate events, my mom lost her job yesterday. I just don't know what to do with myself. I...
    chloebug99 chloebug99 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I was born on Christmas day 1971, I was a breach Birth (I came out *** first with an ambilical cord Around me,) I was supposed to be aborted. My mom was 40 years old, my dad was...
    lonemechanicdfw lonemechanicdfw 41-45, M Oct 25

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    It's been years since I have truly felt close to my family
    curlygirly88 curlygirly88 22-25, F Oct 26

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    I'm always quiet and observant, empathetic and open minded since I can remember. I don't know how I turned out this way considering both my parents were generally uninterested...
    94everly 94everly 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I don't know my father and my mom pops pill and I just want them together and to love me and I want I know my dad,and I just feel like my dad doesn't even want to know me or care...
    xDoneX xDoneX 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Maybe it was because finding me bent over on the floor sucking my neighbor off startled my patents... But I was tired of all the shouting.
    montilee1234 montilee1234 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I can't stand butcher shops. Especially the butcher shops because the smell is stronger. Or just walking past the meat area in the supermarket. The smell is so revolting! I am a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Oct 30

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    I'm vegetarian and sometimes I can stand the smell but most days I just want to throw up in both disgusted and sadness for the lives lost
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286 13-15, F Oct 30

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    I understand that many of you have or had a less than ideal family life, but I want to tell you about mine nonetheless. I love every family member without reservation, and each of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 30

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    Broken. Helpless. Insane. All words that describe my family. Today I had to clean up my dad's mess. Again. He lost his temper and scared my little brother shitless. I make...
    BeautyInBlack BeautyInBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I believe it was a good experience to get through cause I'm not someone who is constantly enabled by my parents and still living with them.
    Coopjustice105 Coopjustice105 31-35, M Nov 4

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    Just found out the other day a little piece of info about my day that I never knew before because I NEVER SEE HIM (it's been 11 years) I found out off I my grandparents telling me...
    oliviabanks oliviabanks 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    I just put two and two together on something: the reason my dad left. In fourth grade I lied about my best friend and wanted to switch schools. My mom bought everything and I'm...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 11 Responses Nov 6

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    I want to forgive my parents for everything that they did to me in the past. I actually thought I did forgive them for awhile. But tonight I'm realizing that I still can't get over...
    Thinklife Thinklife 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 6

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    My father cheated on my mother when I was five years old thus, they separated. Sometimes I wonder the person I would've been if my father was there. My mother struggled so hard and...
    zealots201 zealots201 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    It really hurts when you don't have a backbone or people that you'd be sure that they love you the most .. Or even a place to be able to cuddle when you feel cool
    peter1314 peter1314 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 8

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    My mom and dad split up when I was 8. My mom said she was going on vacation for a month when I was 11. Well I still haven't seen her since. I used to talk to her on the phone but I...
    Wawawad Wawawad 31-35, M Nov 9

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    All of my life I've had the idea drilled into my head that my existence would be worth nothin on this planet unless I became rich and had a limitless number of achievements under...
    alex247365 alex247365 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    Actually religion is, among other things, morality beatified by the passage of time. More on that in "The Dawn of Conscience" by James Henry Breasted.
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 15

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    If there's one thing I hate--and I mean absolutely HATE--it's when people feel the need to share their pointless, and uneducated opinions. Maybe they should walk a mile in the...
    TaylorNicole312 TaylorNicole312 18-21, F a week ago

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    Gratitude is the secret to happiness. Count your blessings everyday! Thankful & blessed.
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 1 Response 6 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 1 day ago

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

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    scriptURE FULFILLED IN MY LIFE Oct.1947: “My substance was not hidden from Thee, when I was made in secret, and intricately wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F Nov 3

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    The worst has to come from the memory by mayday parade or all too well by Taylor swift. It reminds me how good things were and how bad they are now and they will never be the same...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    All vegetarians should be proud. They are directly or indirectly contributing to world peace and non violence. The meat industry contributes to global warming so much that it is...
    vibgyor910 vibgyor910 31-35, M 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I mean, he was a technically a player before he met me, I guess I should be is proud ahaha
    maddieexo maddieexo 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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