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I Have Lived On An Island

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    Ireland - It is a little larger than most tropical islands and definitely does not contain the same climate
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    Island Adventures

      One day I pulled up stakes, packed my bags, crated my pets and took a jet plane to the Dominican Republic.   Really, there was a plan.  My human friends were supposed to follow me.  I was having an  adventure with my own pirates of the Caribbean...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    Have Lived Most Of My Life On An Island

    The largest island in the continental United States...Long Island (Hawai'i is the largest island in the entire United States, but I've never lived there). 
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Dec 22, 2009

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    My Home

    Maui will always be my home, even though I'm now in California. I was there throughout my childhood, and I left at 17, due to the traumatic experience of losing my high school sweetheart in an accident. I just couldn't bare to look at the slopes of Haleakala every day, all day. I...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 46-50, F Jun 4, 2012

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    Have Lived My Whole Life On An Island

    i live on long island, n was born there, and i havent moved since. wish it was as nice as the pic for this group tho :(
    olemissfan2 olemissfan2 18-21, M 1 Response May 12, 2012

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