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I Have Lost Someone To Violence

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    Robbie 1990-2009

    last year (2009) i graduated from high school. it was so nice to be out and have it over with.  in july, everyone was getting ready for collage, some people had even left already, we lost a dear dear friend. three young men decide to rob a local ice cream shop. they came in...
    dragongoddess dragongoddess 18-21, F Oct 20, 2010

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    I Still Miss Him...

     He was 17. We had gone to grade school and part of junior high together. He was one of the sweetest persons you would have ever met. He was car jacked, shot & killed, and his body thrown in a dumpster. Over his "rims." His mom went across the street to check out the...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    It's been 3 years since my boyfriend left this place, it could be yesterday and it could be an eternity, all I know is nothing will ever prepare you for the sight of a body with a...
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    He was only 36 years old and left two small children behind. He dies only two weeks after he was first diagnosed, he didn't have a chance. He was a quite and sweet person who was...
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    The family has taken a beating 2 deaths very close to each other and 2 funerals in a week it's been really rough
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M Feb 9

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    My best friend is moving away and I don't know how I'm going to cope. I tell her everything. I feel really bad that we won't be able to talk any more.
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    I always remember the good times and the blessings brought to us by the ones we lose. It's ok to be sad about it too but be reminded that they are carried in our hearts and minds...
    dacamt dacamt 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Not just. It has been three months. This is the first time I've been able to mention it at all. Distance. Time. Makes it easier to live with. I try to keep busy, even staying...
    khewster khewster 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Lost Friends Over the past 5 years, I have lost 3 EP friends to death. Although I never met these men, they were friends nonetheless and there is a void in my life. I suspect...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 43 Responses Feb 19

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    I have lost enough to fit into my prom dress :D I guess not eating for days actually helps :) Plus now I actually look hot again :D
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Feb 1

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    I have lost several pets over the years. I think people who don't have pets don't understand what a tremendous loss it can be for people who love their pets like they are family. I...
    SavannahAnsley SavannahAnsley 41-45, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    If you have lost something very important,what you gonna do?
    Aui12 Aui12 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Yeah, I lost him. I've lost my love, my heart, my soul, and my everything. He just told me that he's changed and that his old self won't be back. Its partly for something I said a...
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    I am a new member of a club which I hoped never to earn membership to. I lost a person I loved profoundly to suicide on Thanksgiving 2014. This person had a complicated and...
    AdiosPantalones AdiosPantalones 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    We met at work in 2011. He was charming, funny, and handsome. He had a crooked smile that could make anyone fall in love. He was the cool guy, the one people warned me about. "I...
    followthesea followthesea 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I hate it when people think no one understands when they loose someone like a grandmother. You knew they were gonna die in the first place. I've lost my WHOLE FAMILY and I don't go...
    CYANIDExSILENCE CYANIDExSILENCE 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Xorneto Xorneto 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    CurtainOnFire CurtainOnFire 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Fangedwang Fangedwang 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 4

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    I've lost everyone I've loved in the course of a month. One to suicide. One to circumstance. And one who sacrificed me. Now I stand in this dark petrifying world alone, and I'm not...
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    I've never really posted anything about him before. You'd have thought I would, considering I've been so open with everything else. But I had a conversation with someone else, who...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    AnnonAA AnnonAA 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    she227 she227 22-25, F Feb 4

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    sh2927 sh2927 41-45 Feb 8

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    A month ago I lost my aunt to cancer. Today is her birthday. Happy Birthday Aunt Kathy. I love you. <3 RIP 👼
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