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I Believe People Can Surprise You Sometimes

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    So today in the locker room

    after swimming I found out three very interesting things about the girl next to me. 1) she is a lesbian 2) her sister is dead, so she's taking care of her kids 3) her mother smokes pot with her from time to time. ...I live in an interesting town.
    Erotavlas Erotavlas 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    When A Loved One Dies, Amazing People Step In

    the strongest feeling i still have from the period of time after Pete (the love of my mother's life) died was the shock and absolute gratitude I felt for the people who came out of the woodwork, the daily grind, and even the moderate-to-distant past in order to support my family...
    AllSeeingMeli AllSeeingMeli 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2010

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    Their Hidden Ability.

    People can suprise you in ways you wouldn't imagine. It will come at you so fast, that you won't have time to react.One of my friends suffer from autism. He wouldn't speak to anyone, and seem isolated from society. He was often teased and taunted, but he didn't care. He attended...
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    Pure Enchantment

    Enchantment is poetry that makes my soul sing. Some don’t last long, but I really like is the one that last forever. Being enchanted is to open the same window everyday and feel a beautiful sunrise  embroidery on the screen of my heart. A dawn that smiles at me and many...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    Gremlins

    After a great deal of consternation, I figured out how I was going to brace my pier for the winter. This was to be my first remodeling-type project since the divorce. I went to the store, bought the materials (that I really couldn't afford), and was set to spend the afternoon...
    PeachesGalore PeachesGalore 46-50, F Nov 25, 2012

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    we don't meet people by accident. They are meant to cross our path for a reason.
    Cheshirea Cheshirea 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 9

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    i do because i can be in there blood ..... the genes and all
    kaylapan kaylapan 13-15 1 day ago

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    It wasn't happenstance that we should meet ...Nor mere coincidence...It never is.Perhaps the planets align or the gods smile…But you see it is bigger than you and I&hellip...
    rosieapparition rosieapparition 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    -sigh- ...Life is hard. Well not life in it self, existence. :x
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    I love this. Beautiful and exactly how I feel...
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    louris louris 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had a friend who until recently I thought it was going to be a long term friendship then she misunderstood someting I said & blocked me.I have now realised why she came into my...
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    and they leave for a reason too...
    LoveOverHatred LoveOverHatred 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm pretty sure. no certain that some people can. because I can. in the mind is something we chose not to speak of. but say it out loud and you got a **** storm. the stupid part is...
    mybadwhereami mybadwhereami 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    Like really though. people talk to you, you make a friendship, you tell each other secrets and explain yourself to each other, and then all of the sudden they're gone. Disappear...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    Or people who make you feel special Then make sure you know you're not Particularly special to them. I hate that
    funlecy1 funlecy1 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I would be so screwed. if I share with you my true thoughts you I hope you feel special. I'd be screwed. so screwed.
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