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I Am Terrified of Being Alone and Forgotten

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    This is what I fear most.

    Dying and then becoming a forgotten memory. Lost, no purpose, then dead and long forgotten. No mark in history, no prodigy to carry on the family name. And it hurts to think that, that could be my future. Dying alone, with no mark. :'(
    Drifter15 Drifter15 16-17, M Jan 8

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    I feel that, as humans,

    we all try to achieve something. We all try to make our mark, provide a piece of ourselves to the public world and hope that piece touches someone. Whether through love, passion, intellect, aggression, inspiration. We all have that one thing that we look back on and say "yes, I...
    JohnCCT JohnCCT 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 12

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