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I Am Thankful For My Past

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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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    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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    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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    Here's just a little bit about me.

    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Its really hard but I am slowly but surely learning to be grateful for everything.
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    For me it's a case of learning that I need this environment to survive and without at least rule setting and discipline, I might not be here.
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    My girlfriend is a paramedic and I am proud of her every single day.
    Rosieb1993 Rosieb1993 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Apr 14

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    Hey you, yes you. Smile! Your beautiful :)
    josef2000 josef2000 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Twon Twon 22-25 Apr 17

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    I woke up today. I have my health , my children ,, I have a job and I'm thankful for what I have
    chef59 chef59 56-60, M Mar 29

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    Plans are quickly being made. Thankful for having an amazing best friend who makes life exciting this summer is going to be one to remember for sure. Concerts, late nights...
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    Hi, I'm Abby. I'm currently 17 going 18. I'm from Malaysia. I have a mother and a father. I have two older half-sisters and a half-brother. My father is my mother's second husband...
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    Michael this is for you I know I have been fighting a lot these past few days in school.I'm so sorry I promise I will try and stop even Nate sod it I don't want to hurt you by...
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    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Watch this if you need some inspiration to count your blessings. My son suffered a mild concussion this past hockey season, it was a scary time in our lives. I also have a friend...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    that I am thankful learning about God and his holiness.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I'm not even that thankful anymore. Now I just hate and detest it.
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    Daydreaming2 Daydreaming2 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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