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I Am Reminded of Death When On Airplanes

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    I Am In The Air Force Sometimes Scary

    Flying on airplanes, Love it! When I graduated from college, when I was 23, I enlisted In the Air Force. And I flew supersonic, futuristic looking, armed planes. AKA fighter jets. Yes they are fast. Yes they are deadly. Yes they have guns and missiles. Yes, It was the roller...
    Doolittle547 Doolittle547 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    Suddenly Afraid to Die On Take-off

    I was on a plane back from an overseas trip. On take-off, I felt a sudden panic. Will my life end within the duration of this plane ride? Oh no! Have I properly shown love those who I love? Have I done everything I wanted to do? Have I any regrets? Am I happy? It is only in...
    m8gnolia m8gnolia 31-35, F 7 Responses May 23, 2007

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    But Never Afraid

    I always end up thinking about the scene from Final Destination. I never really take it seriously, unless the plane is moving around too much, but usually I laugh the nerves off.. We're all gonna die sometime. Why be afraid of it?
    AERogers92 AERogers92 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    Abroad

    I'm terrified of airplanes. I'm leaving to go abroad in two and a half weeks and looking for reasons not to go. My fiance has been asking me to stay here--primarily because leaving him for eight months is just not something he wants me to do--and I desperately want to go, but I'm...
    peapodpirate peapodpirate 18-21 6 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    Flying

    Flying,Hate it,Reminds me of death,Death warmed up,Waiting to happen,What if we crash?Will I survive?How will it end?You see,I fear,Being on planes.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 31, 2012

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    We Take Off......

    and the whole flight (no matter how long or short) all i keep thinking about is CRASH! ya know that scene in fight club? yeah. that. and the oxygen! i never have enough anyway........
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    Honestly, the thought of death, no matter how painful my death is, does not scare me because as i take my last breath my eyes will close. I would honestly take a bullet or a...
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    When I'm really old, death must be such a piece! Finally get to go home, and leave this painful/ evil unfair world. As 50 cent said "death must be easy, because life is hard!"
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    I've had a near death experience with drowning
    gatoradevodka gatoradevodka 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    Sarah - The Last of Us. Everytime I see her death I always cry. I'll never get over it.
    ICanDoMyOwnThing ICanDoMyOwnThing 13-15, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    ...i was just listening to jon foreman radio on pandora. the words touched my heart. i recommend it. I was reminded of Christ's love and my love for my husband in Christ.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    The emotional pain is worse than any physical that I have experienced. Death to me is a release... Freedom from all the negative, hostility, broken promises, disappointment. I try...
    Nicole0416 Nicole0416 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's been over two months now. It doesn't hurt the way it did then, but I still miss her. Every day. Probably at least a couple of times a week, I look at her bed, or where she...
    greensapphire greensapphire 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I don't fear it. an curious about it sometimes I wish I could experience how the other side is though those who went before me, if you know what I mean, don't tell good tales. I...
    dollarsigns dollarsigns 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I cry every time I watch Deathly Hallows part 2 , when Professor Snape dies.
    GloryInTheFlower GloryInTheFlower 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I cried when ken died on cause of death. ( it's a mobile app game) it was so sad
    Niceguy890 Niceguy890 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Okay, I'm emotional. I always cry when I see a movie about 2 people that are in love and just when things start getting serious between them, one of them dies. Actually, any movie...
    TheLastExile TheLastExile 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Like the board's title says, I want to be strangled to death by a man. I want to be tortured first. This isn't a fantasy, I really want this. Would love to talk to anyone who...
    GetKnotOut GetKnotOut 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I cry over the death of like.. every fictional character. Mufasa, Sirius, Juraiya, Asuma.. how can you not when the story line pulls at your heart strings?
    JayLabix JayLabix 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I cried over the death of the two dogs in where the Red Fern Grows and will probably always cry every time I reread it
    LivingBetweenRaindrops LivingBetweenRaindrops 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Doctor who... Every regeneration I almost cried. But with 10 I really did cry with his "I don't wanna go" Also the (Fake) death of Phil Coulson (The Avengers)
    RJaneRiv RJaneRiv 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I was only six months old, we lived in South Carolina. My dad was gone on the marine base. My grandmother had flew in to visit. Needless to say when she arrived she found my...
    indigoivy indigoivy 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I saw the death of my granddad in hospital; heart attack. I saw my dad die due to cancer again in hospital; he told me he loved me and he was proud of me, those were the last words...
    MyLifeIsStrange MyLifeIsStrange 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Death is just the end of another chapter in our life, I believe we move on to something better or we are reborn. When my mum died I thought I'd never hear, feel or ever see her...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's really hard, when it's someone you know an love personally I would say. I was holding my grandmas hand when his heart stopped. He turned a shade of white I had never seen...
    Thelostsoulslasthope Thelostsoulslasthope 13-15, F a week ago

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    Throughout my life I tried my best to be a good person, but being pushed to the point very young unleashed the demon in me and I became a horrible person for a while. I tried to be...
    32forever2016 32forever2016 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    I'm about to turn 30 and for some reason everyday I find myself thinking about death. One of these days I'll be gone, and that gives me an awful feeling right in my chest. I know I...
    Ratpark Ratpark 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WL0269xbykQ&list=RDWL0269xbykQ "Oh you're a lucky son Lucky son of a gun You went away You went away .. You went away but now you're back.." I...
    Angelofthesilence Angelofthesilence 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I have read so many stories about people wanting to die because of personal reasons. Now, i feel the same way too. hoping that it will come soon like a thief in the night. Why...
    darklife101 darklife101 46-50, M Jan 26

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    It wasn't until my dad died that I came to appreciate death. Everyone I've ever hated and everyone who's ever wronged me will die. Sometimes it's sooner, sometimes it's later. But...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M Jan 26

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    Something that's inevitable and something we all have to face one day. I have been feeling for a very long time, most of my life that my time is coming real soon, now I'm at the...
    32forever2016 32forever2016 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Nobody looks forward to death, but it is something that everybody has to look forward to. My mom is only in her 40s and she has some kind of unknown disease that's killing her...
    Elexxa Elexxa 22-25, T Jan 24

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    This is a true story about the needless death of a three year old girl, because mom didn't feel like going out in the cold to take her baby to the hospital. Cara-Lee It's coming...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    Death is but the greatest adventure.
    minisuko minisuko 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    My fear originated from when I was little. I was at this cabin resort place and in the pool. I had on my life jacket and was swimming across the pool in laps. I stupidly decided to...
    lopsidedflower lopsidedflower 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I am asking: What is the sense of the death penalty? Even if a murderer will be sentenced to the death penalty - his death won´t make his victims alive anymore. But his...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    There isn't a single day that passes by without me thinking about death ... myself dying .... or my loved ones dying and leaving me forever. It makes me feel helpless, I hate...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    Place your hand over your heart. You feel that? That is called purpose. You’re alive for a reason, so don’t ever give up.The person who completes suicide, dies once...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F Jan 23

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    Whenever I talk about death, usually, people try to change the topic. Why don't people want to talk about death?
    isywhatyoudidthere isywhatyoudidthere 18-21, F 4 Responses