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I Knew From the Start

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    That I Was "Different"

    There was a reason why I was always picked on, abused, bullied. I knew from a young age that I wasn't worth much. I don't remember exactly when this 'knowing' began, just that I've always known it. It's hard to change how you think of yourself when you've been thinking the same...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    I Knew This One Word We Invented Would Take Off!

    One warm summer afternoon, my friend and I decided to play basketball at the gym. Little did we know, our lives were about to be changed forever… Once our team was assembled, we began our first game. My friend dribbled the ball up the court. Seeing that no one was...
    Skribbles Skribbles 22-25, M Sep 2, 2009

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    My Great Grandpa

    hey, well I've always known that im an old soul. I'am not that of other young people nor do i share in the same personality. I guess I've always known sice i was about 4 or 5 and saw my great grandpa sitting in the back seat of my moms car, patting his seat belt. I had never...
    andrina andrina 22-25 1 Response Apr 13, 2009

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    I Knew

    you be fun! but didn't know you can be funny too:)
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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    I think it's been a bit over 5 years, but that depends on when I should count that it started. It esentially started with a semi-trauma. Maybe a bit before that but holy damn did...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sadness is necessary I order to feel true happiness and appreciation. There have been several points in my life when I was depressed for months at a time. There's always this...
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    I could easily fill hundreds of empty pages with memories of you, Chapters with words of wisdom you so patiently tried to guide and teach me with. Pages off laughter filled with...
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    It all started when I was 12, 9 years ago. I had just started middle school and life was great. I was popular and my family had a lot of money. I had everything a girl could ask...
    TheDangerousCatherine TheDangerousCatherine 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Wise0n3 Wise0n3 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I'm so deeply overwhelmed I feel as though my heart is breaking inside. Today I was lost in a city I've never been in and I had a panic attack on the over pass. I held onto the...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    nikkiHappiness nikkiHappiness 22-25, F Jul 20

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    I just recently started working from home!! It's coming slow, but that's okay. I'll make it soon!
    ElenaLockwood ElenaLockwood 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I some times catch my self thinking what i will change if i go back in time, and how far i have to go to make a change. I think go back when i was 15. And start from there. But i...
    anazi anazi 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 19

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