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I Celebrate Hanukkah

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    I Do =) - ...and it's a blast.Happy Hanukkah
    SecretsofWillow SecretsofWillow 18-21, F Dec 19, 2011

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    The First Night~~ - of the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS starts tonight!!!   Wanted to wish you all many blessings, lots of love and joy!!!!   Happy Hanukkah!  La...
    Izabelle Izabelle 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2008

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    JUDAISM 101 (for Those Who Want to Know!!!) - The Story The story of Chanukkah begins in the reign of Alexander the Great. Alexander conquered Syria, Egypt and Palestine...
    Izabelle Izabelle 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    Celebrating Ourselves And Learning About Others -  At this time of year, I always love teaching my students about the historical backgrounds of both Hanukkah and Christmas...
    celerystalk3000 celerystalk3000 36-40 1 Response Nov 26, 2008

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    I'm So Annoyed With Christmas Being Shoved Down My Throat! - Everywhere you go its CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS.... that means Santa, candy, mean people being rude...
    Izabelle Izabelle 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    I love having friends all over the world, but it makes me sad I can't be there for them to celebrate such a special day. Silly Tiger Lily, you are a sweetheart. I wish I could...
    Heartfilia Heartfilia 31-35, F Mar 19

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    I am lonely, i m in pain... Lets celebrate..:):) cheers Its an apple juice..:D i dnt drink.
    redbricks redbricks 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My birthday is coming up and all I can think about is how messed up the past few months for me has been. I want to enter my 30s in a new limelight and with a new outlook on life...
    4evergrey 4evergrey 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Everyone asks me when my birthday is and gets angry at me when I tell them my plans consist of sitting at home or just going about my normal daily routine. To me it is just...
    AnInfamousDerka AnInfamousDerka 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    It's my birthdate !!! April 5th 96😍
    RubieeCeee RubieeCeee 16-17, F Apr 3

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    I love cats :) i dnt hv people to talk but my cat is always there for me :):)
    redbricks redbricks 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Being in a celebrate relationship is not that hard anymore. Kissing is the only sexual thing we do, seriously, oh and cuddling and holding hands, and that's it. At times, we have...
    Sistahsky Sistahsky 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    I have two friends I go to university with, we live in the same town which is a little far from the campus so we carpool together. I drive one week, my friend M drives another week...
    classic00 classic00 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Forced to Be Catholic-The only thing I dislike about my stepfather is the issue of religion. In order to save my surely damned soul eternal fire I was baptized Catholic shortly...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Always loved singing and when I was younger I would do it a lot. I have always been artistic and creative. Not sure why I want to be a singer but I have a few ideas.  Firstly...
    Shiznitone Shiznitone 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    This is for everyone, but mainly young people. Everywhere you look you see or hear the message that you are not good enough the way you are. You will not get a boyfriend...
    myjourneyismine myjourneyismine 51-55, M 3 hrs ago

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    A Real Man uses his physical strength and size to prevent harm and abuse being done to others A Real Man uses his power and authority to build others up, to speak words of...
    myjourneyismine myjourneyismine 51-55, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    So today is my anniversary but we are separated, second one in a roll my husband and I haven't celebrated. To be honest I wasn't really looking forward to this day, it started off...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F Mar 20

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    So today is my anniversary but we are separated, second one in a roll my husband and I haven't celebrated. To be honest I wasn't really looking forward to this day, it started off...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    My incredible neighbor invited me to Vishukanni. It was such a warm gesture on his part, brought back fond memories of my Dad preparing for festivals. I myself didn't know much...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Two - Chapter Twenty-Five We had kept Robert's parents waiting while we did the little impromptu ceremony in the shadow of...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Mar 16

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    Its almost been one year since I saw my eldest son. The past year has been extremely difficult. I don't know what happened between my son and I. He started dating Taryn and I...
    Jerbear84 Jerbear84 51-55, F Mar 18

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    In life one has a choice to take one of two paths: to wait for some special day - or to celebrate each special day, To wait for someone special - or to celebrate each person in a...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Sooo...my Roommate were sitting on the screened in deck and drinking a few beers. He had only moved in a month before though we had been friends for years. He had moved out from...
    SlapstickLover SlapstickLover 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I'm 27 this yesterday and I hate my birthday...it's because I'll end up with loneliness and sadness and crying at the end of that day...why did I cry? Because nothing happens...
    asyilah asyilah 26-30, F Mar 25

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    My name is Trisha I'm going to begin by saying the life I chose has had its up's and downs, rewards, penalties, and mine not much different from many of yours. Honestly if I had...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Apr 3

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    Goodbye Suzy! I received some news today that, from the moment I heard it this morning, has me barely holding back tears, and often failing to hold them back at all. Someone I was...
    dandydan1999 dandydan1999 51-55, M 6 Responses Apr 3

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    Distress call part 3 Dylan and Juanda where still sitting around in the cave thinking about their current situation. But every once in a while Dylan would look and at Juanda and...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Alternative Treatments to Mental Illness They focus on a more psychological than biological treatment I guess. Just wild ideas and dreams I've had. Who knows if they'd ever...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    It's children who are raised in small towns whose ambitions are as big as the world. They are the ones with a burning desire in their hearts, who chase after their goals with a...
    Just1n Just1n 18-21, M Mar 16

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    Happy St. Patrick's day. Erin o brah or in English luck of the Irish. It is a blessing to be an Irish catholic a real true blessing. And I only get one day a year to celebrate that...
    Caligirl95 Caligirl95 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    To everyone who celebrates St. Patrick's Day, I hope you have a happy and a safe one.
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    In my opinion, the purpose of religion is: 1) discipline of the masses, as laws can be broken and you might escape justice, but God sees everything; 2) comfort provided by praying...
    ordinator169 ordinator169 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Happy St. Patrick's Day guys! Anyone going out to celebrate tonight? :)
    MichiganGirl420 MichiganGirl420 18-21, F 12 Responses Mar 17

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    In August of 2013 my bf dropped me off at home after his cousins 21st Birthday party that we celebrated together. Once he got home he called me and told me that he had cheated on...
    Bluestarrr Bluestarrr 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Happy St Patricks Day! Just another year I couldn't celebrate it how I would love to. I work every year!
    Trueinfinity Trueinfinity 18-21, F Mar 17

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    Yeah I am an only child my parents do not even care about me and I even do not have any pet.I do not have friends .I celebrate New Year and every festival alone . I am in need of a...
    pookalla pookalla 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    There's always something to celebrate
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F Mar 19

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    I found my girlfriend when I was 18 and played in a women's football team, so I was so fit she also was going to college and she was careful weighing 110 lbs , she also lived with...
    pedorretes2 pedorretes2 22-25, M Mar 19

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    Joseph86 Joseph86 26-30, M 5 Responses Mar 19

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    So Tomorrows mother's day where I am. Today in school they started singing for moms and they made like a little party thanking all the mom teachers and our moms; everyone forgot...
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I ate peeps for breakfast this morning! (well, after my healthy breakfast) I generally don't like sweets but peeps are my weakness. Besides, perfect way to celebrate spring!
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I met him at 18 on the second day of college. Started dating a few weeks later, with him cheating on his long-term girlfriend. Broke up several times and got back together because...
    zkjk1112 zkjk1112 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I hear he died today. I've read opinions about how some will celebrate his passing, some are threatening to picket his funeral and thankfully, I've read very few articles about how...
    NobodySpecial NobodySpecial 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    The director of the agency I work in gave a party for the staff at his place some time ago, to celebrate his birthday and the only instruction for it was that we should go...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    They say "honesty to oneself will set u free". Freedom is d word that I am dam!! in love with. But is falling in love with d word FREEDOM enough without really having it, without...
    kattee12 kattee12 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Many stories just like yours. We are too familiar when we look at things, afar. When I stand close to you at a distance, we familiarize ourselves. We notice ourselves when we see...
    alexandraisabelle alexandraisabelle 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Valentines day was never easy for me.....I always fell into the commercialized crap and always got my heart broken, unfortunately old habits are hard to kill ...lol! So I find my...
    tbuns tbuns 22-25, F Mar 23

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    Trying to Be My daughters and I have always had open communication. Growing up, I have encouraged them to share how their day has been at home and in school. We have a good...
    ladybug1234 ladybug1234 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    A new monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to help the other monks in copying the old texts by hand. He notices, however, that they are copying copies, not the original...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Being the youngest of four siblings, I grew up constantly comparing my progression in life with that of my family and peers. I compared my academic and professional performance...
    Hincty Hincty 22-25, F Mar 23

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    THE PROBLEM WITH AUSTRALIA'S IDIOT-INVERSION Every culture in the world has its problems. It is an integral part of the human condition to be flawed. The French can be arrogant...
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