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I Hope For Better In 2013

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    2012 was a bad year for us financially. Much income was lost, as several client businesses closed.  My dad was a bookkeeper who contracted himself out and had six or so (originally) clients that were small businesses.  I lived with him and had a small job doing typing for him...
    MDenise MDenise 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    Can't Be Much Worse, Awesome!

    I'm going to look at the bright side of things here. Sure 2012 was a really bad year for me. I mean it when I say really bad. But the good part is, 2013 can't be that much worse. So cheers to the new year! Some say 13 is a bad number, that it brings bad luck. But I think this...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F Jan 12, 2013

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    Honestly

    I honestly do hope that it will be better this year. Maybe I will actually do something. Most likely it will be revenge but at least I will be better. I hope.
    Tryandseewhathappens Tryandseewhathappens 13-15, F Mar 13, 2013

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    2o13.

    2012 wasn't easy, it was pretty hard actually. Went through many obstacles, went through tears, anger, fears but then I had my very few laughs. As we're now reaching the end of the year and it's New Years Eve I just wanted to wish everyone a lovely day and hope everyone...
    BeingSara BeingSara 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    Resolutions

    2012 was a his year for me. I've pushed my mental and physical bounds, physically finding that running around on halo does not make me as fast and strong as Master Cheif. Mentally, though, I've had a ball. Not only have I broken tons of things, gave cutting a go, and mentally...
    Conflict101 Conflict101 16-17, F Dec 31, 2012

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