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    A Scar That I'Ll Never Forget .

    It was when i was 5 , one afternoon i was with my Big bro . He loves playing guitar and i love listening to it and dancing to his tunes . I started dancing while he played . Before i knew it the huge guitar accidentally slipped from his hand and hit my forehead . I did get pain...
    DanielXav DanielXav 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    mlava mlava 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2014

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    I think it's funny when people complain about

    scrapes and cuts on their knees or arms. Like bish* get on my level. Look at this magnificent scar of mine, Harry Potter ain't got sh*** on me. XD
    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F Feb 4

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    Hey to all, I know it's been a crazy long time

    since I've logged in here, but I found some old emails from this site in my inbox and remembered how fun the interaction was, so here I am again. I have a few scars, some from sports, one from surgery, and lots from clumsiness, but my latest one is probably the best story. My...
    HaleyAnnabelle HaleyAnnabelle 18-21, F Jan 15

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    It's On My Heart

    Not all scars are visible, some are deep inside, not showing where others may see, until they are in your heart.
    308shooter 308shooter 56-60, M 13 Responses May 16, 2012

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    I have a really cool scar on my ***.

    It's about 7in long and its thick. It's like a bump when you run your fingers over it. I feel on a 2x4 snowboarding and slit it open. It was deep but I didn't get any stitches.
    Deuz Deuz 22-25, M Jan 15

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    I am going to sound like

    such a dramatic. I'm crying now though and it's not like weeping or sobbing like before, no sound, no pressure, just tears pouring out. I do not know who I am. My life has just been one messed up situation to worse messed up situation and any time a little piece of good...
    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I have too many haha 2 on my chest lots of

    faint ones on my stomach whip scars on my back and a bullet hole some on my wrists...it's been an eventful life so far haha
    DeadGhost123 DeadGhost123 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 8

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    At some point in my teens I have up on myself

    ever being happy. I became reckless. I have physical scars all over from my face to the bottom of my feet. I found happiness, and the scars bother me.
    CDragontamer CDragontamer 31-35, T 1 Response Feb 18

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    All my life I've been perceived

    as weak, incapable, less than others. This is about real life and real courage. COURAGE CAN'T ALWAYS BE SEEN There are times like this that courage must pursue Because it isn't enough to just sit around and stew There are times when the odds are totally against you But the...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 8 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    I have more than one scar the worst ones are in

    my knees. my knees are still indented kinda because of how much skin I peeled off it in gr.1 they got messed up and dry like the need lotion all the time after that incident and its both knees too ugh
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Feb 4

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    Scars

    Some people go to the dermatologist to get rid of a scar. Others use concealer and makeup to hide their scars. The lengths we go through to hide ones scars. But not to understand and learn to appreciate that very scars purpose in ones life. A scar is an experience. It describes...
    ash1a ash1a 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    Lucia And Me.

    One day i was babysitting my three year old cousin Lucia. We were laying on the couch watching barbie princess, and i was holding her in my arms. Lucia:Han-han, what are these?*points at my wrist* Me:Theyre battle scars. Lucia:From what? Me:From a very bad war that never hould...
    SilentlyLost SilentlyLost 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    I was about three when i got my forehead glued

    because of an incident that occurred when i was at my uncles place and my cousins were shooting soda cans when someone shot my forehead and i didnt feel it until i saw the blood and felt an ache. now i cover it with my hair and none notices because it blends in with my skin now...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Proud Of My Scar

    I decided, many years ago, that I'd make my wreck a cool thing. This was tricky since I was hit by a drunk driver and it wasn't my fault (except if you listened to all of my older Christian relatives-"What was she doing out so late?").After some years of people looking down on...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique 46-50, F 22 Responses Oct 15, 2012

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    When I was a baby a very young one I had to

    have a life saving operation in my chest. I was given very short time to live unless the operation was successful I was born with a blockage in my digestive system which ment I was sick after drinking any fluids. As a result of that operation I have a scar from my belly button...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I have 300 scars. 200 on my wrists to my

    shoulders. 57on my thighs and 43 on my stomach. Just because of 13 years of life... I tried to kill myself in my last year of primary school (12). I had a counsellor sent I for an hour a day but I never talked. Do you want to know why? Because at 12 I had so many problems that...
    monster04 monster04 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Most are on my legs and arms.

    And they all came from an amazing childhood!
    Rosieeeee Rosieeeee 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I have a bald spot on my head

    that hair never grows from as I had it cut open when my father banged my head on the edge of the door when I was 11. Funny thing is that, even now its tender to touch.
    SilverLeviathan SilverLeviathan 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I have a pretty big scar on my arm.

    The great debate right now is my choice to get rid of it. I have met with a few tattoo shops and told them the story of how I got it and why I want it covered so far everyone said they can do it woot, woot! I already had the one on my back covered now to get rid of this one! I...
    Ana8939 Ana8939 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    I have been cutting myself

    for 2 years now and nobody has noticed. I'm happy about it so nobody will worry but I think to myself. Wow. Nobody cares to look or ask of I am okay. But anyway I cut because I am bullied a lot about my face and because I'm bisexual and because of my thighs (thunder thighs) but...
    LyricalLifee LyricalLifee 16-17, F 15 Responses Jan 7, 2014

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    My brother stabbed me through the hand with a

    knife when we were children.
    Nullfiend Nullfiend 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I have a scar on the back of my head from being

    thrown off the porch when I was 5 years old. My head snapped back after I hit the ground and it hit the jaggedy edge of the concrete. I know I probably cried non-stop for hours, especially during the stitching up. I can still feel it under the hair. It's a couple of inches long...
    MollyToni MollyToni 41-45 1 Response Jan 15

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    I Have A Scar On The Right Side Of My Head.

    I have a scar on the right side of my head and have had to have brain surgery twice. Once in June 1997 the other being in twelve years later in September 2009.I had to have brain surgery as I had a tumour, according to the hospital I was born with the tumour. I had no affects...
    UnhappySmiles UnhappySmiles 36-40, F 11 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    I have scars whether they be emotional scars

    or physical. Every scar I have tells a story. I hate my physical scars they make me feel less beautiful. But every scar I have tells a story of heartbreak and sorrow. I am ashamed of some of my scars but I look at them now and am proud because I'm stronger now. Even my...
    crimsonrosebud crimsonrosebud 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 30

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    My cousin stupid dog attacked me a

    now I have a huge scare on my lip I look so hideous
    DeeDeS DeeDeS 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 18

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    So ones on your heart,

    do they count too?
    NewBeginnings5 NewBeginnings5 26-30 3 Responses Jan 11

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    Mine are boring though.

    Plenty of cat scratches. Two from dog bites, one right under my eye and one on my lip and one on my knee from a broken mirror
    TheTenaciousPirate TheTenaciousPirate 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I call my scars, battle wounds

    because it shows that I have fought something and conquered it. For me all of my scars are from surgeries. I have 5 scars all made in the same month. The biggest scar is on my back from scoliosis surgery. I thought that would be my only scar. Well, I had complications and I...
    sassysarah98 sassysarah98 16-17, F 7 Responses Feb 1, 2014

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    18 Scars And Counting

    I'm 20 years old and have 18 scars from 5 surgeries in the past 2 years. I have three more surgeries scheduled and will have many more following for as long as I may live. I'm not writing this for sympathy but to tell you to embrace your scars. Scars are badges of courage not...
    OkayQuestionMark OkayQuestionMark 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    Had a tumor removed from my right breast.

    So I call it "Frankenboob".
    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2014

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    But they're all stupid (boys will be boys) type

    of scars eg. falling out of trees/off bikes
    Ishapian Ishapian 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Scars

    We all have scars, inside and out. We have freckles from sun exposure, emotional trigger points, broken bones, and broken hearts. However our scars manifest, we need not feel ashamed but beautiful. Alexander Foss Tiny Buddha
    Curiouscee Curiouscee 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    I have a small burning mark in the shape of a

    square, just like 2cm below my right palm. It's actually not really noticable only if you start to focus on searching it. I burned myself because of a straightener that was on, while I jumped on my aunt's bed. It happened when I was 5 and hasn't left ever since.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 19

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    I have all my scars from my self harm

    and I hate it. I hate it in the summer when it gets too hot and people see my scars. They know my weaknesses, they know my past meaning they'll pre-judge. I hate them
    lunamoon12 lunamoon12 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    I got my scar while serving in Iraq.

    I was near an IED explosion and naturally when it happened, i tried to cover my face with my right arm. Well, i caught some shrapnel to my wrist and forearm area. The forearm cut was not bad, but the wrist cut was pretty deep and open. Being a combat medic, and since a firefight...
    username407 username407 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 16, 2014

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    I have scars on my arm from Self-Harming.

    I don't hate them. Yeah, I wish I had less, but I wouldn't trade them. In fact, I think they're pretty ways of reminding me that I overcame the pain. I fought the depression and I won. They remind me not to cut again and remind me that I have a bright future. 4 and a half...
    AmberJoy96 AmberJoy96 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2014

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    This is the story as I was told it.

    When I was a baby at the tender age of 9months old, my father put me on the couch instead of my playpen and went upstair. There was a coffee table in fromt of the coich that had a perculatot on it brewing coffee. I crawled off the couch onto the floor and pulled the cord...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 9

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    Yeah, when I was in high school a semi–truck

    hit me and i put my head through the window. I was knocked out but then I came to and started driving again. I was unaware of what I was doing and I drove into some other cars and then through a big fence onto someone's lawn. I was later told that there was so much blood from my...
    ZeroCircle ZeroCircle 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2014

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    I can't even believe i can say this

    but it's been 5 months with no self harm n all the scars are starting to fade. Life feels finally worth it
    laceyaliyah laceyaliyah 16-17, F 7 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    At 20 years old I made a bad decision.

    I stayed up all night and then in the morning decided it was a good idea to drive down state. I was seeking something, to fill a void in my life. Unfortunately, it wasn't what I needed or wanted. I drove home, but on the way there I lost track. I remember the flight to the...
    tryingtogetbacktome tryingtogetbacktome 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    When I was small child,

    I had open heart surgery. I was only 3 years old and I had a septum dysfunction. My family and all my loved ones almost lost me forever. I almost died. What happened was my heart functioned like anyone else's. But when it came to pressure, my heart didn't pump hard enough to...
    Shoptaw Shoptaw 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    As I cut deeper and deeper then tears stop all

    I feel is num I hear her voice in my head telling my I am a mistake over and over I pick up the blade and cut another time as it goes in to my skin the blood starts to flow I can't stop I tell my self I'm soo hurt by my family I asks my self why why me all I want to do is make...
    alina10912 alina10912 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Battle Wounds. Hundreds,

    make that THOUSANDS of them. Granted, a lot of them are on top of each other or have faded so it doesn't look like that many, but they're there. Every scar shows a struggle, symbolizes a pain so deep and so rough that I dug into my skin with a razor and watched my own blood pour...
    TheCrookedYoung TheCrookedYoung 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    My ex boyfriend once gave a 2 roses.

    11 were real and one was fake, and said that when the last rose dies I will stop loving you.
    roella roella 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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    It's funny I actually got it

    when I was like 7 or 8 bc I scared my kitten by sneaking up behind her. She chose self defense.
    Lollipop948 Lollipop948 13-15, M Jan 10

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