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I Have a Birthmark

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    I have many birthmarks all over my body, mainly on my arms and legs. The interesting thing is that the two biggest ones are shaped like two of the countries which my ancestors came...
    bard66 bard66 18-21, F Mar 3

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    Hemangioma Wonderfulness - I was born with a benign vascular tumor (Hemangioma,) on my left arm. It's easier to explain as a birthmark. It goes from my shoulder to my wrist and...
    Sophielane19 Sophielane19 13-15 1 Response Jul 1, 2013

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    My Birthmark - My birthmark is on my right little finger there's two marks one slightly bigger than the other. In cold weather they go darker.  Mine looks like I  have hurt my...
    shall13 shall13 36-40, F Jan 18, 2012

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    Small But Embarrassing - As I enter adulthood, I gaze down at pictures taken throughout my childhood, a frown etching my features. In each picture, while all other attributes...
    hisconversesneakers hisconversesneakers 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2010

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    It'S On My Eye. =] - It may not be a Birthmark at all, just a slight discoloration (that's apparent in African-American cultures, supposedly). But I still consider it a Birthmark...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F Apr 4, 2013

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    I Do Have One. - A place where no one will see or ever think to look.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 85 Responses Aug 2, 2010

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    Right Leg - I was born with an identical birth mark as my mom. Her's is on her left leg, mine is on my right. same size, same spot, different legs. Our doctor finds that pretty...
    justrealizelife justrealizelife 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2010

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    I Hate My Birthmark. Does Anyone Else? - I don't know if anyone else feels this way about their birthmark? I have a congenital melanocytic naevus in a fairly dark brown colour...
    igm56 igm56 18-21 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    I have a birthmark right above my right hip bone and it's not really shaped like anything. But here's the weird part! My BEST FRIEND Sam (a boy) has the exact same birthmark in the...
    kkkkbieber kkkkbieber 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Untilted - i actually have two of them there both little frickle mole things....any way ones on my leg and the other is on my face kinda like a marlyn mole one the cheek...i think...
    noodlehead noodlehead 16-17, F Nov 4, 2008

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    An Unusual One... - I have a birthmark. It's an unusual one but then again most things about me are, so I guess it's to be expected. My birthmark is a pink one that spreads across...
    AdiRudi AdiRudi 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2010

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    I Have Birthmark On My Right Hand Top of Wrist - this birth mark is immensly important in my life as i am still confused about right and left side and time by time i check my mark...
    cherrymood cherrymood 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    Bothers Me. - I have a birthmark and it has always been a concern for me. It is a dark looking place and I used to cover it with make up. It is in a place that MOST pictures don't...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2010

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    Cafe Au Lait - I have a large cafe au lait spot on the side and back of my right leg. It never bothered me as a child as it was lighter in color but as I grew older, the spot got...
    daydreamangel daydreamangel 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    Its Old And Faded Now... - But when I was very young it was a bright red stain across my lips. When it was at it's worst, I was too young to be bothered by it, but it caused a lot...
    kikis2 kikis2 22-25, F Jan 2, 2011

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    I Have Two! - I have one on my left forearm that is just slightly darker than my natural skintone. It's about a 1/2 inch long and is barely noticeable/ The other is a large...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F Nov 10, 2008

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    My Birthmark - I was born with a little birth mark on my arm. My sister used to be so jealous because she didn't have one. She used to like to lift up my sleeve so she could look...
    ViennaRose200 ViennaRose200 26-30, F Mar 2, 2010

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    Born With B'mark - i am born with a birthmark. its a like a moon shaped cut on my right side of forehead.
    amman amman 31-35, M Mar 24, 2010

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    Map - I have a birthmark on my left upper arm and it looks like map of the United States
    Yavy Yavy 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 22, 2008

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    The Dorito - Yes, I have a birthmark under my left armpit. It's shape like a dark shade "Dorito" chip..Haha
    PrivateLegit PrivateLegit 41-45, F Mar 6, 2013

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    ZING!! - Mine is a kiss on my hip... never mind which one.
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 Sep 2, 2008

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    New Birthmark Support Blog - Hi all, I have started a birthmark support blog, www.birthmarkanonymous.blogspot.com. I encourage you to come and share your stories. I am a 23...
    birthmarkanonymous birthmarkanonymous 22-25 2 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    Not Too Impressive Though - I have one on my right lower arm, if I turn my hand to see my palm it's just under the bend of my elbow, it's only an oval little thing but still a...
    RHSK143 RHSK143 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2010

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    Harry Potter Funny - I have a birthmark similar to the shape of Harry Potter's, the lightning shape,  but it's on my neck. No one ever tease me about my birthmark. I'm glad...
    Dumstey Dumstey 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2010

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    Map Of The Philippines - I have white birthmarks on my left neck, looks like map of the Philippines. I never had a short hair. I always cover it with my hair since it looks like a...
    shivermarks shivermarks 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2010

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    Yea - It's on my forehead to the right of the skull...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    Born With a Birthmark - I was born with a birthmark on my chin. Its hard to see now but when I was extremely fat as a kid; it was very easy to see. Teased? Oh yeah, as a child in...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2008

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    My Ghost My Bat My Dragon Birthmark Theres Something to It - hi am asain from pakistan and in old old family history there is indian and chinies blood in me to ? i have a birthmark...
    bigazeem bigazeem 22-25 1 Response Jan 26, 2009

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    "I Have a Birthmark" - I have a birthmark on my left thigh in the shape of a teardrop!
    cmost cmost 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2008

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    I have a birthmark in the shape of a 2 on my side. it looks like someone stamped it there. I have people ask me if it is a tattoo cause its so perfect.people joke around that I...
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    No hate. I really want to get pregnant and be a mother. I feel like even though I am young, I am ready for the responsibility of being a parent. I have wanted a baby for a long...
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    I found this support group through google. I have been suffering with keloids on both of my ears since I was nine years old. I have had a total of 7 surgeries all to which the...
    Marquinta Marquinta 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    It's my birthday tomorrow.. Is it to much to ask for someone that you love to spend time with you? I don't want gifts. I want quality time with the people I love. My entire life...
    hawksgirl hawksgirl 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I haven't been diagnosed with Hemi but I'm pretty sure I have it. I'm a 17 year old girl and I do pay attention to my body a lot. About a year a go I really started to notice how...
    thaliatjan thaliatjan 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    in like all kinds. My aunt and uncle hate me and I have to stay with them lots of times. They hate when I bother them and make them work and they let it feel me. I just have to...
    SabrinaInTears SabrinaInTears 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    h e got in touch through facebook, he hadn't changed much and we arranged to meet for a drink. didn't plan anything but he told me he wanted to have me again so I went back to his...
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    I always had vivid dreams but after my son was born they have become extremely vivid and when I wake up I remember them. I had serious, serious nightmares last night I woke up and...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 1 Response 34 mins ago

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    I've been telling it for a while now, but this is me. There are over 70 parts including what I love, what I hate, what I've been through, and all the creative bits of writing...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 5 hrs ago

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    I have a crush.. My friend likes the same person as me.. Should I tell her?
    itzlexx itzlexx 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have a crush on one of my really good friends Matthew. Hes kind of a manwhore though and he can be an *** sometimes. But i feel like the times when he's nice or does stupid...
    Kittenfire Kittenfire 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I did not want to admit this to myself.. Unfortunately, it's true. It's just awkward since I can't imagine us together ever, I also see him every day, and we have different tastes...
    Professionalgriefer Professionalgriefer 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    i have never though of myself as beautiful. as people make fun of me for being tall and having a healthy skinny figure. :/
    nicolepie nicolepie 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I hardly have any friends that do drugs plus I'm a Mormon (not really)? I think the main reason I do drugs is to battle my anxiety
    molestay molestay 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love kids so much. I honestly can't wait to have children of my own :)
    HeyItsMirandaa HeyItsMirandaa 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I am going to have a really bad day.. forgot half of my cloths at home.. and i'm travelling with friends..School trip....
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    I am the kind of woman who gives her all in a relationship. It is pretty intense. I find myself to be very different from my friends who can't stay with a guy for long.I loved...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    lol who doesnt i guess !every healthy human being should have a naughty side as being straight face is soo boring !
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    Hi guys :) Well I have this secret crush who is in the other class and he always look at me and he even smiled at me(tender smile), also there is one time I maintained eye contact...
    chocolateicecreamxoxo chocolateicecreamxoxo 13-15, F 6 mins ago

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    I met this little person here on EP. She brightens my day, which begins with a joke , making me laugh so much, oh so much. She's so little, has a busy day, fights with her school...
    Qatalyst Qatalyst 22-25, F 3 mins ago

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