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I Have Overcome Alot

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    I know I have gone through some things in my 29 years.  maybe not as much as some, but more than others.  I am proud of having lived through it all too, though I am not always happy with the way it has sculpted my views or personality exactly.  Here is a brief over...
    Deadweezyl Deadweezyl 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 9, 2008

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    My Life'S Ups And Downs

    I was born in 1989 in July to a wonderful mother who had to be a single parent. She did her best by all accounts even though she was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was 3, but that didn't slow her down in life at all. We took a family trip to Disney World one year. I think I...
    SomniumProeliator SomniumProeliator 22-25, F Jun 28, 2013

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    I Will Always Have Something That I Need to Push Through, Something I Will Have to Overcome.

    in the reletively short amount of time that ive been on earth, i have been through alot...especially for someone my age. im sure there are many people who have been through more......im not saying i am some extrordinary case. BUT i can say that despite being inflicted with...
    lostandfound101 lostandfound101 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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