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I Am Thankful For My Past

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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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 it wasn't for them I would have been much worse off.
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 15

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    Thank you too all those people who understand me ! Now I feel like I matter a whole lot to people and that I am not a piece of trash
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    Muscle mass is not necessarily synonymous with strength or power. It is all a matter of our minds..
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 1 Response Mar 7

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    All I can say is thank you. You know why. Two hearts beating as one. Two minds sharing together. Two souls meeting in the vast space of time and connecting in a way that is so...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Without us paramedics where would everyone be...probably deceased or bleeding out someplace
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    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Some people aren't going to be around through tough times but the ones that are keep them close. They are rare.
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Remember to be happy. Be safe. Take care of yourselves. :)
    Artyom34 Artyom34 13-15, M 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    For the app called Whisper! Without out I wouldn't have met my best friend, my lover, my future partner! Im thankful for the app that got me here, all those walls - no regrets...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    I am thankful for the life and love my family has provided me, the trees, the stars, the ocean, and much more than I could possibly say. We are lucky to be able to have experiences...
    Melite Melite 16-17 Mar 9

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    There is no guareentee. NO insurance policy that determines if the one you love today will be the love you have tomorrow. Nothing in this life is guareenteed. But there's one thing...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Mar 7

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    I am so thankful for my best friend. i always know that somebody will understand me and know exactly where I'm coming from. i honestly don't know what I'd do without her.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Mar 13

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    TouchaSoul TouchaSoul 31-35, F Mar 14

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    Today I am GRATEFUL for health...sickness - an opportunity to REST when your body shuts down and keeps you in bed all day... Thankful for LAUGHTER & SLEEP even in these times...
    TouchaSoul TouchaSoul 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Having someplace to go is HOME... Having Someone to love is FAMILY... Having BOTH is a BLESSING... THANKFUL for BLESSINGS... #GRATITUDE#Always#💗🙅
    TouchaSoul TouchaSoul 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Day 1: * I feel grateful for having such amazing people in my life, who care and love me. * I'm thankful for my health. * I'm happy that I'm learning to love myself again.
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am thankful i meet and we become friends! AKINDHEART! Thanks you I had a blast last night!
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 7 Responses Feb 28

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    Many People have tried to Support Me, Gave me Advice and friendship I know I've thanked many of you and took a while to respond back to most of you, it's just that I find it hard...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    Hi All ! I want to know if I am seeing this situation for what it really is or if my judgement is being clouded by my own insecurities and fear or imagined.. or there is a genuine...
    lolitaloa lolitaloa 26-30, F Mar 5

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    (Past Experience) If you don't know, I write that when talking about my past experience so people don't think this is recent. I have been bullied, I have been almost kill five...
    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    You know, everyone has their stories to tell. Mine just so happen to be... not the best stories in the world. I'm sure that many people have had it way harder than I did. But, it...
    Protonyx Protonyx 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 28

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    Sometimes it is so hard to believe it... Today I learned that my grandmother broke her hip and had head trauma. It is so easy to feel short sighted and feel absolutely terrible. I...
    TK13 TK13 22-25, M Mar 9

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    I want to just write a little note to say thankyou to all of you here on EP ! I generally just write how i feel what im going through in the best way i can and every little...
    generationlover generationlover 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Grateful for LIFE... I have a second chance at life and eternally THANKFUL... Gratitude always...
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    THE BLESSING OF CHRISTIAN SUFFERING (Illness / Oppression) 1. It builds your faith to see how Christ works. 2. It an opportunity to give you a testimony of God’s faithfulness as...
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    There are lots of countless Internet hosts in existence, which would make you mad to start one particular. Having said that if you wish to do it, then it's best to do items ideal...
    jongdvm53 jongdvm53 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    for every moment I'm going through in my life. Every moment is giving me beautiful memories or beautiful lessons added in my life. Also for the people involved in my life. they've...
    gj89ksa gj89ksa 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Tonight,i just tried to forget all my needs and wants just for me to say "thank You" to my God.Once again Father,thank you for everything.You are the Best Father,You are the best...
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    **** I have two older brothers & neither cared about me . They would treat their friends siblings better than they would treat me . They would do everything for their friends...
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