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I Hate the City I Live In

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    The city I live in is riddled with gangs and fighting. The school my oldest daughter goes to has fights everyday and there have been weapons envolved. I hate it here and there is no way out. I fear it it is going to send me off the deep end!
    shannonshay shannonshay 31-35 2 Responses Dec 19, 2008

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    I hate it when . . people in this city that I live in make it feel bad for me and others that everybody should be the same.
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    I got my licence and graduated from high school, you know finally gained some freedom! But now i am sitting in my room with no friends and no where to go because as soon as i...
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    i have lived in the uk for all of the 23 (almost 24) years of my life, but would love to live abroad someday lol
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 45 mins ago

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    just putting it out there, this group is basically border-lining racism. Sure, every country has pros and cons, but what's with all the hate on Australia?
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