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I Have a Second Chance At Life

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    A New Chapter

    i have been given a second chance to do things right.. to actually live life instead of just existing... its exciting, new and scary all at the same time.. i dont want to waste a moment... except for i am afraid to live sometimes...  afraid of failure, hurt or rejection...
    angeldevon angeldevon 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    I Have Had Multiple Chances At Life

    My story starts right at the beginning: when I was born. Just nine days after I was born, I had to go back to the hospital. Someone who had kissed on the cheek had a cold sore. So the first month of my life was spent in the hospital. I had brain damage from that. It took me a...
    CatherineL13 CatherineL13 18-21, F Aug 22, 2012

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    I Had Asked Myself Why

    I have been blessed to be given a second chance at life.  For those of you that have read my stories, you know that I am very optimistic and that I try to keep my head up no matter what I am facing in life.  I have also dedicated my life to helping...
    UnperfectAngel UnperfectAngel 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 26, 2009

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    Excuseme1357 Excuseme1357 13-15, F a week ago

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    Life always offers you a second chance Its called tomorrow
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    Life Always offers you a second chance It's called TOMORROW !!!
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