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I Am Proud to Come From Pittsburgh

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    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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    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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    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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    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 Jul 18

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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 Jul 21

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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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    Very small town known as the "Secret City on the Hill" which brought together the Atomic Age.
    76sailor 76sailor 51-55, M 2 Responses 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 41-45, F 1 Response 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 41-45, 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 Jul 18

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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 Jul 19

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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 Jul 20

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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 Jul 21

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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 a week ago

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    I've been told that I'm not good enough multiple times. But in the end I know that beauty is who you are as a person.
    xoxokendyl xoxokendyl 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    It's true no matter how beautiful you are it won't matter as much as your personality and there is no such thing as ugly we are all beautiful on the outside just need to work on...
    freedom16 freedom16 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I know today it is fashionable to bash the Catholic Church but I have to say that I am very happy and proud to be a Catholic today. The Catholic Church is the only Church that can...
    mike52ad mike52ad 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    WARNING TO AMERICA "Beware Of The Illusion!"**Oh America, how you grieve ME. If you could but see the bald eagle that you say represents your States, you would see the bald eagle...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 day ago

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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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    All my life things have been weird for me. I've always been in-tuned with the paranormal world; e.i., I have had bizarre dreams, I seen shadow people, I have been touched by things...
    Celticrose1991 Celticrose1991 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    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 Jul 20

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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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    20 years old, have had a rough relationship with my parents since I was around 12. They are very verbally/emotionally abusive with a splash of physical abuse thrown in from time to...
    HEY300 HEY300 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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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 8 Responses Jul 17

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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 Jul 17

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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