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I Don't Know How It Feels To Be You

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    But I Empathize With You

    It's my belief that everyone has something they struggle with and don't go around telling just anyone. It might be medical problems, emotional or financial problems, the list goes on forever. My point is, no matter what you are going through, I feel for you whether I can relate...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 4, 2011

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    True For A Lot Of People

    THIS IS TRUE FOR A LOTOPF PEOPLE. I HAVE ALWAYS HATED WHEN PEOPLE WOULD SAY. I KNOW WHAT YOU ARE GOING THREW. WHEN THEY DON'T HAVE A CLUE AT ALL. I GOT THIS A LOT WHEN MY FATHER PASSED AWAY. I KNOW THAT I DON'T KNOW WHAT PEOPLE ARE GOING THREW. I JUST TRY TO BE THERE FOR THEM...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2011

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