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I Am Too Scared Of Being Alone To Leave

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    Sometimes I Want To Run Away From Home, But I Just Can't

    I thought my life was hard. That my parents don't understand. They hear me, but they don't LISTEN. I am sometimes driven to run away. I would, but my dog. I love him so much. I would take him with me, but he wouldn't understand why  "mom and dad" aren't coming with us. If I...
    Aeroflaire Aeroflaire 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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