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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 escaped from a depression Happy i did.... Meh family still fighting, still looking for friends etc But at least now i dont feel the pain that i use to everyday and the darkness...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Aug 27

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    We all live in poverty, let's be real here.
    saboosa1 saboosa1 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I remember the duplex being cold because we couldn't afford to turn up the heat too high. My sister and I put on two pairs of socks, wrapped ourselves in blankets and shivered on...
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    Selling my guitar for bills today :(
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M Aug 31

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    I come from a well off family, and understand there must be people in all classes in order for our ecomony to survive, but I'd like to help move people from lowre to middle class...
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    At 10 , I drove my big wheel downhill into the street real fast. A car came out of nowhere speeding. As I got near the cars path, I felt the big wheel stop, I thought it was my...
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    World population to hit 11bn in 2100 – with 70% chance of continuous rise New study overturns 20 years of consensus on peak projection of 9bn and gradual decline Share 1213...
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    "We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    i was 20 years ... my college remains open at night also so i had gone to college at night with my 4 friends to do party because it the last day of the semister . and at night the...
    ndp43 ndp43 18-21, M Sep 10

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    The world seems so unkind and so much hatred is passed on from generation to generation. Is this not a cycle - And if so, is it not a cycle that we can break? When I decided to...
    mshell1981 mshell1981 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    A very rich man took his son to a village to show what poverty is all about. After the trip, he asked his son about poverty... The son replied : We have 1 dog; They had 4...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    This is my personal opinion so don't get offended I believe Courtney love killed kurt cobain for starters kurts note was addressed to his fans and said that he was leaving the...
    KTRose KTRose 16-17, F Aug 29

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    In Indonesia, the government has presented a new universal healthcare scheme called Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN). The scheme includes health insurance will be comprehensive to...
    soniacondurache soniacondurache 22-25, F Sep 1

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    I recently had an 'ah ha' moment. I was reading a book that explained what was referred to as "Overidentification". Essentially, some people identify their self-worth physical...
    NWTruthSeeker NWTruthSeeker 56-60, M 8 Responses Sep 1

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    Double standards. Killed america by choking it. Haves get away scotfree. Affluenza. Theres no povertyenza. Justa enza ina povertya Or as we call them the have nots...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 6

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    Not my fault. Poverty causes it. Jerks cause poverty. Few care. So coping skills are needed. And some can become habit.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    What if you are just different then others? You see things then most other people do, the interests you have are not very common. You're age does not reflect how you behave and...
    TheChosenOne32 TheChosenOne32 22-25, M Sep 9

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    In a free and nurturing environment, only the mind is free from multiple rules of inevitable regulation. The body needs food, water, sleep and sun to live but, only to serve as a...
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    In a free and nurturing environment, only the mind is free from multiple rules of inevitable regulation. The body needs food, water, sleep and sun to live but, only to serve as a...
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    In a free and nurturing environment, only the mind is free from multiple rules of inevitable regulation. The body needs food, water, sleep and sun to live but, only to serve as a...
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    Because love fails so much, life fails on you so many times, authoritative family keeps you on a leash, corrupt politicians in a corrupt country makes you live in poverty. You...
    CaptainHarlock CaptainHarlock 26-30, M Aug 19

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    You do not have to reply most of the survey questions, you need to only respond to concerns that happen to be appropriate for your views and experiences.ItR17;s not about locating...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    My love is not silent it is the coo of the morning dove at dawn with tender breath trilled over soft morning lips. The downy wait of a lover's response in the creamsicle breeze...
    GypsyHeartedPoet GypsyHeartedPoet 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    This online video of a womanR17;s very first time viewing the ocean offers you a completely new appreciation for our bountiful earth. Sarah Walugembe is usually a director with the...
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    This describes the way tolerance appears, and is very widespread to drugs which includes heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, OxyContin, Vicodin, Valium, crystal meth, nicotine and...
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    Hey guys I thought of something that could maybe help us with our depression. What if we kept a Fantasy journal? When we feel really sad we could write down happy fantasies with...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 22

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    i never imagined that there ll be a day when i ll say those words "i hate my country " my country had a great history of peaceful and powerful people , they unified nations and...
    Moonthesolitary Moonthesolitary 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Lifelong, I have supported the FBI. Before I even have heard about them. I had what to offer to the FBI: the knowledge, and many more things. I am THE Dominatrix. 6 years ago I...
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Aug 22

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    In a capitalistic monetary system: Capitalism is religion. Banks are churches. Bankers are priests. Wealth is heaven. Poverty is hell. Rich people are saints. Poor people are...
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 16-17, F Aug 22

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    Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings. - Nelson Mandela
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 16-17, F Aug 22

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    "I have under no circumstances viewed a jet flying so reduced around our island before. We've seen seaplanes, but I am certain that this wasn't a type of. I could even make out the...
    Rileyrr1962 Rileyrr1962 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    President NASHEED faced quite a few challenges together with strengthening democracy and combating poverty and drug abuse. In early February 2012, right after quite a few months of...
    Augustina97sy Augustina97sy 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Murder paradise the riot: Yeah listen each prison has been informed. Rico remember the guards all switch shifts at 7am kill the gaurd as he pops the lock, and il run for the one...
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    Previously a Sultanate beneath Dutch and British security, the Maldives are actually a republic. Extended dominated over having an iron fist by Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who didn't be...
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    President NASHEED faced several worries such as strengthening democracy and combating poverty and drug abuse. In early February 2012, right after quite a few weeks of Avenue...
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    Leave aside your thoughts of poverty! In what respects are you poor? Do you feel regret because you have not a coach and pair or a retinue of servants at your beck and call? What...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M Aug 25

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    the genius of the crowd: there is enough treachery, hatred violence absurdity in the average human being to supply any given army on any given day and the best at murder are...
    sister11 sister11 36-40, F Aug 25

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    But would like to be. One barrier. Muscle disorder. Another. Poverty. Another. Unstable mood.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 25

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    mhmm.. well i need advice XP.... so can you tell me any suggestions. I'll be posting up chapters one by one as i finish them. TBD= to be decided btw also if anyone wants to...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Aug 26

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    So many things in this world annoy me... It could be anything , to sickness , war or poverty , I get upset easily, I don't know how but I do, I'm trying to accept this world will...
    lonewolfxx lonewolfxx 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    let me tell you a little story i saw online recently about a man who's poor and jobless. he went on several job interviews, however, got accepted to none. he lives alone in a...
    yunisaurus yunisaurus 13-15, F Aug 29

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    Proposal Statements for New Project Orphan Children Home (Lila Foundation) About Orphan Children Home Every child is born with promise and potential and all it takes is for...
    bibek1 bibek1 26-30, M Aug 29

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    Ok so I'm new to this but here goes a bit about me I've always kept my head in the clouds a dreamer seeing the best not the worst in people full of life always happy and through...
    melabella1 melabella1 26-30, F Aug 29

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