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I Escaped Poverty

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    there was a time in my life that i was down to my last fifty dollars on my credit card. no money. no job.  no apartment. just that last fifty dollars on a visa card. i couldn't go to my parent's house because my dad was dead and my mom's apartment was...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 10 Responses Aug 5, 2007

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    I love the state itself, but despise most of the people that live there. It's like they all live in their own little sheltered country. Not to mention the cops abuse their power...
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    Aye, it's FloRivah. My homie just dropped two of the songs that will be featured in my album, "Mixin' 'n Mashin'." Below are the SoundCloud links. Be sure to follow me at @FloRivah...
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    Aye, it's FloRivah. My homie just dropped two of the songs that will be featured in my album, "Mixin' 'n Mashin'." Below are the SoundCloud links. Be sure to follow me at @FloRivah...
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    Teenage girl who escaped ISIS tells of rape, forced conversion by Islamic militants September 25, 2014: A teenage girl at a refugee camp in Iraq who escaped from ISIS militants...
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    I was trying to get my life back together.... I was trying to be a better person with the one person who treated me like I was normal and I didn't need to change...Today... my...
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    Sometimes we forget how lucky we still are if we compare to aboriginal land owners. Australians (White Australians of course) treat aboriginal not better than any other Non white...
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    The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the...
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F Oct 16

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    17 TH OCTOBER: INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY ADOPT SMALL FAMILY, EDUCATE CHILDREN COMPULSORILY, AND SUPORT GREEN REVOLUTION TO ERADICATE POVERTY.
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    17 TH OCTOBER: INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY ADOPT SMALL FAMILY, EDUCATE CHILDREN COMPULSORILY, AND SUPORT GREEN REVOLUTION TO ERADICATE POVERTY.
    srimission srimission 61-65, M a week ago

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    Wednessday. Chicken for dinner. Cookies for breakfast. No solution to poverty bills faced yet.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 24

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    I have a dream that one day I can change the world for the better. I want to make the world a better place, even though sometimes I feel like it doesn't make a difference. I still...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 25

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    Say what You want,but not only if feminism still needed in the world but in some places it is deadly to be a women and show You have a mind. BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants with the...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 26

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    Excellent relaxin remain all the normal facilities, food stuff fantastic with assortment to suit all but be warned a number of the titles on the dish don't condition the warmth so...
    Jenipe Jenipe 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    I have this tendency to create and look for trouble. Looking back on my life, I feel like I have nothing that inspirational to share. I mean, I lived too normally. I eat three...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F Sep 28

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    Pursuit for happiness... I was born in Yugoslavia, communist country which doesn't exist anymore. Went trough war while I was teenager, and lost my dad which committed suicide...
    Zpirit1978 Zpirit1978 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    Monday. Victory list. Havent erased me. Or others. Am free. Got pals. Got overpriced smartphone. Got ep. Got trailer. Hunting gold with mentor...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 29

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    People call me baby killer and murderer. They have the nerve to say "you should have kept your legs closed" but they know nothing about what happened to me. I was raped at age 14...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 10 Responses Sep 30

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    Today marks one year since the funeral of a good friend of mine.A guy who excelled in academics and sport.He was a kind person.It doesn't even feel like a year has gone since he...
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    Poverty. For no worthy reason. Society gone animal. Instead of humane.
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    Oxfam: 85 richest people as wealthy as poorest half of the world As World Economic Forum starts in Davos, development charity claims growing inequality has been driven by 'power...
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    I sometimes wonder if atheists are sometimes to hard on Christians ? It is a fact that a lot of human beings actually need religion in there life's , some because religion is a...
    mickyfin mickyfin 61-65, M 9 Responses Oct 3

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    if you close your eyes, inhale, and imagine president Obama saying Peace is the key to end poverty and foster evolution of humans as a whole, then you are already standing up!
    carloslara7 carloslara7 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I'm 42 years old, am mother of 4 (19, about to become a father, 16, and 12 year old twins). Their father and I have been apart for 6 years. I've struggled with poverty, depression...
    Goodsunflower Goodsunflower 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Work is medicine for poverty, but then again too much work can make you sick~Keith Tatenda Millar
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Oct 4

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    the dreariness oh the dreariness of twenty-two years coming down that street, summer, fall, winter and spring. winter being the worst. the potted plants so carefully tended so...
    martysmax martysmax 61-65, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    We must not only control the weapons that can kill us, we must bridge the great disparities of wealth and opportunity among the peoples of the world, the vast majority of whom live...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    Isis militants have publically executed Samira Salih al-Nuaimi, a leading lawyer and human rights activist, who the terror group claimed that had abandoned Islam. From the...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    I want to meet someone who understands what it feels like to be living a "good" life so to speak (middle class I guess) despite having lived through poverty, family drug abuse...
    brockblack brockblack 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    Hey, I just found this website by chance,typed my name and here's what i was given. Oh,by the way,this is total rubbish.Almost none of this is true.Quite funny though. Enjoy! Your...
    samy666 samy666 18-21, F Oct 10

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    I grew up in a train wreck of a family. My parents were young, poor, and very unprepared when they had me and my brothers. Most our childhood was spent barely above poverty with...
    1benevolent 1benevolent 22-25, M Oct 11

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    Do not soil your conscience for anything but heaven The disease of the heart is worse than the disease of the body. To fight against one’s desires is the greatest of all fights...
    skypelover2015 skypelover2015 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I am passionate in person but I am also passionate about many things in life. 29,500,000 trees are cut down on a daily basis. 2m people die everyday due to poverty. Soldiers...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Even though I could be and have every right to be, I much prefer the simple things in life. I am comfortably rich but it has not always been the case. I grew up in extreme...
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    There's this girl who works for my parents she's on 19-years-old and she'd traveled from her own country illegally to the country I live in. Her mother takes care of the children...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Hello all. This is my first time on this site. It looks interesting and like it might help me by connecting me with other sensitive people. Sometimes I feel so alone in this world...
    Shanseal Shanseal 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    There will come a time when mankind will stop spending all of its money on weapons and wmds and will start to allocate our resources towards the things that really matter...
    osu7628 osu7628 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 15

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    Hi I'm a 14 year old girl just started high school, even though I'm young and stupid, I also have big dreams. I am dedicated to become a neurosurgeon. The money won't be a problem...
    WeirdUniqueTear WeirdUniqueTear 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    Luxury cars are lies. They are still cars that break so you got played and robbed. Fat can swim but prefer to blame thyroid. Wealthy got wealthy by evil so why praise them...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M a week ago

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    When you think about it, there's so much money in the world, there are billions of dollars on certain people's bank accounts and yet there is so much poverty, so many people die of...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 7 Responses a week ago

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    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Instead of war on poverty, they got a war on drugs so the police can bother me.
    Makavelli824 Makavelli824 16-17, M a week ago

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    I have been through a lot in my life. I have had to name but a few poverty/discrimination/persecution/abuse/psychological problems/hunger/violence/substance misuse and the list...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When you think about it, there's so much money in the world, there are billions of dollars on certain people's bank accounts and yet there is so much poverty, so many people die of...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    This world is quickly going to the dogs...and I am not sure whether they will even want it when we are through with it. We have worldwide poverty because of corruption within the...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yesterday i joined tens of thousands of fellow public service workers to march through London to campaign to get a better wage and a better future with less poverty What are your...
    Chancer69 Chancer69 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago