I Had a Friend Who Was Shot and Killed

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    Shot By a Neighbor.

    He was an older gentleman, a friend of the family, and a respected old school tattoo artist. He was getting on in years, recently had issues with his health and after surgery was lucky to fully recover...He was on his way to visit my mother and stopped by his neighbor's yard sale...
    Weremuffin Weremuffin
    1 Response Aug 6, 2008

    I Have Not Written About This Before...

    Back in 2003, I started working at a nightclub as a hostess & cocktail server, and started partying way too much. I made some friends there who were just like me, nice people who just overdid it. I met 'S' there, he was a bar back who kept getting fired & re-hired...
    violett8 violett8
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 31, 2009

    Perhaps, It Was My Fault?

    Logan and  I were great friends, he was a close friend of Zacks'. (See my other story to know who he is) A few weeks after Zack passed away, I had Logan's shoudler to cry on. Of course, I never loved Logan lile I lived Zack, more of a family type of love. But Logan didn't...
    xsk8r1212x xsk8r1212x
    13-15, F
    Nov 21, 2009

    My First Real Boyfriend

    When I was in high school one of my friends was shot and killed in a drug deal gone bad.  He was special to me because he was my first boyfriend. I adored him way back when but then we went to high school and he got mixed up with the wrong crowd thanks to his older brother and...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    May 12, 2011

    I Still Think About It

    It happened about 2 and a half years ago now, and I still think about him a lot. He was in his early 20's, an up and coming musician, and living in Kingston, Jamaica. We were pretty good friends, and, had he been a little older, might have been a little bit more than that. I don...
    lulu1 lulu1
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 5, 2007

    Peace Be With Those Lost

    Unfortunately, I grew up in a neighborhood where it wasn't uncommon for people to often lose friends and loved ones to violence. It happened almost every month. People often went to school with weapons (especially when I was in high school). This was one of the reasons I kept to...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth
    26-30, F
    Oct 30, 2010

    The Loss Of Our Fezziwig

    It always seemed to me that you would be there forever.  You and your house, the party house!  Never empty, always open and inviting, always warm.  Were there even locks on the doors?  I imagine there were, but I honestly can't remember them....  Oh...
    UnclaimedTreasures UnclaimedTreasures
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2010

    Actually, Stabbed and Killed

    My friend was stabbed. I went back to the city I used to live in. My best friend's sister's wedding. 500 guests and an abundance of cake and champagne. I even got to ride the limo with the bride. We were all thrilled. I danced Assyrian folkdance all night long. We went to bed 6...
    Lola91 Lola91
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2008

    Know Im Going to Cry As I Write This

    My year group at school were all really close, we were each others families. Leon's brother started in year 7 the year we left. Id known him since he was tiny tiny and still had the dodgy afro as he was growing up. I hadnt seen him in years and not seen Leon since I left college...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2008
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