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I Have Come a Long Way

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 65 People

    Looking Back.

    Sometime after your thirties, it just snicks upon you that you have came a long ways. For me it started in my forties, The kids would soon be gone from home and have lives of their own and there was more time to think about pass events. I had came from a very poor family that had...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M May 11, 2013

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    From a shy little kid with braces and acne to the woman who has it going on today.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    Ohhh Yeah!

    And I have yet a long path to follow. I can only hope that my journey is less traveled with frowns than smiles!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4, 2011

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    In For Life

    How many sentences are you serving? One, two, three life sentences? Or have you lost count?  Are we any different then those who spend their day behind bars, “just” putting in their time and counting down the days till they are released?  Do our...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2010

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