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I Am Thankful For My Past

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    Hope you're not too bored haha! I used to travel in a bus with my 7 brothers and sisters, mom and dad, and grandfather, singing and playing with them! But that came to an end last fall...We toured all over the USA. I started off playing violin at a very early age and became...
    guitarist93 guitarist93 13-15, F Jan 20

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    My past and My Present!!

    I wont say much because I believe there is no point in talking to others who have no clue about what you have gone through and are going through and expecting them to provide you with a miraculous solution. And as far as sharing grief is concerned-- I don't feel bad abouth the...
    cognition cognition 18-21, F Oct 11, 2007

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    If my past didn't go as it did, I'd never have reached where i was today. granted, there are things today I'd love to be rid of and wish never happened, but, past is past. I may as well look to the future rather than hate everything I've done beforehand.
    HellScyth HellScyth 18-21, M May 17, 2008

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    My Past

    I'm great full for the thing that I have delt with in my life. I have lost one parent, a grandmother, and an aunt. I have been threw three mager surgrys in my 24 years.  They have helped me to become a better person.
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Jul 25, 2010

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    I Get Back Up

    For every mistake I have made, there has been a lesson learned. For every lesson I have learned, I have built character. For every bit of character that I have built, I have stumbled, and fallen, time, and time again. With my stumbling and falling, I have learned to get back...
    VoraciousVixen VoraciousVixen 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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    I am thankful for all those difficult people in

    my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.
    CreateUrOwnSunshine CreateUrOwnSunshine 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    sunshininginme sunshininginme 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    CanadianVanstone123 CanadianVanstone123 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    keitgra keitgra 46-50, F Aug 7

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    Words can't describe... I've got the type of friends who will go out of their way to cheer you up. It does help, it helps so much. I write about them a lot, but we always end up...
    MajesticDreams MajesticDreams 13-15, F Aug 4

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    I always shake their hand and say thanks you whenever I meet one wearing their uniform. But it ****** me off when somebody just wears it to look important... Sad thing thing is I'm...
    TheStillmanator TheStillmanator 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 7

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    The stranger on EP that gave me hope.
    miaftw miaftw 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Gian1865 Gian1865 13-15, M Aug 8

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    Gracegha Gracegha 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Just1n Just1n 18-21, M Aug 14

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    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 10

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    I am smart, handsome, caring, respectful and thankful for myself, my parents, brother family and friends!
    livemanlive livemanlive 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Omg i woke up this morning , n i am feeling numb and depressed. I want to forget past 3 years of my life. I hate it i hate evrythg abt my current situation. I hate life i need to...
    furmal furmal 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Yea, back in the day I was just awful. I was one of those extremely shy, nerdy kids who didn't have any friends, couldn't talk to people, and always cried in class. I've gotten a...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Day 1: I am thankful that I have an amazing family I am thankful that I an healthy and happy I am thankful that I have an amazing bestie
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This title sounds a bit too serious, considering it doesn't bother me *that much*. But this was the closest group I could find. I've wasted a lot of time chasing things that I...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    LOS ANGELES TALK SHOW HOST & WRITER Here's a black female journalist's opinion of the Obamas. These are her words not ours. Even if you love Obama you might take a few minutes to...
    fitsjustfine fitsjustfine 41-45, M 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    This life has been and is and will continue to be the biggest magic known. I am grateful to finally overcome my own beliefs and self planted obstacles and walls, I am so thankful...
    monty1212 monty1212 26-30, F Aug 18

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    Turning 20 years old in a few days, my mom will be there, my half brother and half sister will be there, my step dad will be there, I mean they always have been. It seems like...
    jaycee3719 jaycee3719 18-21, M Aug 9

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    18 years ago, I left everything; work, family, friends, home, and moved accross the world to be with the man I thought was the one. From the very begining things were not right...
    AlmaV AlmaV 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Aug 4

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    I need to stop dwelling over the past. The past is the past for a reason. As much as I would love to go back to the way it was its not possible. The past is the reason why I cannot...
    bbysxxm24 bbysxxm24 13-15, F Aug 5

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    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Aug 8

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    Actually, I used to pastor an entire church, not just the youth. But I am posting this experience from the EP app, and for the life of me, I cannot figure out how to add an...
    YourFriendRyan YourFriendRyan 36-40 2 Responses Aug 13

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    So I'm a little nervous about posting this here, but I guess I just felt the need to talk about it. I've had what I believe are some very vivid past life stuff, mainly what I talk...
    acerbuskeeper acerbuskeeper 18-21, T 4 days ago

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    I'm a full time janitor currently at a hospital in my home town which can be hard. Friends and people I know I tend to avoid seeing at work so they don't look down on me. It's an...
    TheDarkKnight89 TheDarkKnight89 22-25, M Aug 5

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    I never realized how many experiences or memories I had till I joined here and for that I am thankful :) It's also just a great place to vent ,ya know
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Aug 6

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    Dear god, I love the beauty that you have made, it echoes all around me. The trees, the sky, the shade, your beautiful creation surrounds me. Water drips with pleasant sounds and...
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    So to get my mind off of the fact my man is deploying soon I went to the local county fair with my best friend and her family. It was a great day and we saw jake Owen in concert. I...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F Aug 8

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    GunFinger GunFinger 31-35, F Aug 14

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    redfoxylady18 redfoxylady18 18-21, F Aug 24

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    Thank you Kumar (youknowme394) for introducing me to the lovely site :) I am able to openly share anything i like! xoxo
    nikkiF90 nikkiF90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M Aug 24

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    Jordan2319 Jordan2319 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    EmmieBear EmmieBear 16-17, F Aug 24

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