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I Know a Firefighter

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    I Know Two Firefighters

    I have three uncles that are firefighters.  I think the older one is now retired though. I'm not really close to them because they live overseas from me and i dont get to see them often.  I admire them for being firefighters and i have also thought about...
    MyPeril MyPeril 18-21, F Aug 9, 2008

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    More Then Just Know One.

    For thirtyfive years I was in the fire service. I have seen many things over the years from outright funny to down right stupid. Things that haunt me. To memories that I hold dear. I have seen the birth of new life. And the lost of too many lives. I have been burnt. Had part...
    nudistguyny nudistguyny 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 24, 2012

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    Hmmm

     Ha, this group made me smile. I know many. My dad, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather were all firemen. So obviously I know them and the guys my dad worked with...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Aug 9, 2008

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    My Dad

    My dad was a fireman with Glasgow Fire Service and its successor, Strathclyde Fire Brigade in Glasgow, Scotland. We lived in a fire service house above a fire station during his years of service.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Feb 29, 2012

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    My Dad And Brother

    MY dad and my brother are firefighters i hope to be one some day. MY dad tells me story's about his job. He barely tells anyone about the los of a firefighter in 2006 at a house fire in PA he was the best guy to ever talk to his name was Denny he would be the first one at the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 11, 2012

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    And This Weekend One Died

    he was going to a fire and had a heart attack.he will be missed by the town.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Apr 4, 2009

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    I Was Naughty!

    Where I used to live with my mum there was a fire station around the corner. I was always used to seeing all the fit firemen all the time and in the local pub. Well there was a new one, he was really cute! I was about 15 and he was 27 and I couldn't believe my luck when he kissed...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Aug 8, 2008

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    After watching Chicago Fire I want to become a firefighter I support ems police An firefighters
    batman1a batman1a 31-35, M May 7

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    I was a firefighter until today. I got kicked off thanks to people who think they need to go tell the chief EVERYTHING! So to firefighters... Screw you. NEVER call me when you need...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F May 17

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    Hello!!! I am new to the whole being a firefighter's girlfriend. My boyfriend is firefighter, emt and bounty hunter. He works crazy hours and can get into crazy situations. I...
    talmommy2008 talmommy2008 22-25, F a week ago

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    I've been with my firefighter boyfriend for over a year. Since everyone in this group can connect, I was wondering if I could get any advice. His calls are getting more frequent...
    jessgoetzinger jessgoetzinger 16-17, F 1 Response May 8

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    I love helping others in need (especially the ladies)! What's your firefighter fantasy?
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 18

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    I made an mistake of quitting. I made. A fool of myself. I hate myself. But I'm getting with my chief and explaining to him what HIS fellow firefighters done and what happened with...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Okay let's get this straight I use to admire them. Until one department made me feel so uncomfortable I had to quit because I couldn't even train. Then I went back to a fire...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F May 18

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    Time has passed and things have changed but you still bring back memories that bring tears .I want you to know that this is not a letter of regret or what could have been – I...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 4 hrs ago

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    After all the crap my husband has put me through I never want to get married again. Ever. Today was honestly the final straw. I gave him another chance a couple of weeks ago but...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    So it's a week away from my birthday and my husband has started early this year. After wrecking Mother's Day by belittling me infront of our closest friends he's making a good...
    probablyPMT probablyPMT 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

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    I am a pretty quiet person until you get to know me...then I tend to not shut up...ramble, share those ridiculous random thoughts....yet I will stop to listen...then when something...
    expressingme expressingme 41-45, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I don't really know how I feel anymore. I don't understand anything anymore.
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    So for the past few years, I've had this guy friend who I've begun to like, and some people have said that we should just date because we're constantly 'flirting' with one another...
    TheSilentRaven TheSilentRaven 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    Some of my posts get deleted without my knowledge, I usually get a message from Ep Allie but this time I didn't get her message, so some of my post just got deleted.
    BrutallyHonest13 BrutallyHonest13 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Hope you like reading, this is a really long venting session: There was this girl named Brooke... she is a total *****. We were best friends ever since we met in kindergarten but...
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    Maybe start that game where you pull pettels off a flower and say i love you, i love you not, but those pettles would be situations in life, and youll just have to see on which...
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    I am thinking of you, therefore I am writing this piece to let it off my chest. I am missing you much so here again I am with my pen.. You might not be thinking about me, or might...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 2 Responses May 3

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    Just having a bad day, wondering where I went wrong in my life. I feel like such a failure some days, like today. I don't know how I managed to end up married and divorced before...
    ifollowmyownstar ifollowmyownstar 31-35, F May 7

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    On July 23, 1973, I waited to die. I knew I'd be dead by morning. I prayed to God to heal me, and to save my soul, and He did just that! I know my Redeemer lives. He walks with me...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F May 16

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    Hi, I am 17 years old and I recently found out that i have BPD. Whoever has it knows how hard it is to cope with black and white thinking, with feeling neglected, with feeling...
    betty4444 betty4444 16-17, F May 17

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    So it started two years ago when it was my first year at a new school. I started in September, and I saw him in November. He literally took my breath away. I didn't know his name...
    adivcepls23 adivcepls23 13-15, F May 21

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    I wonder if she knows How often I think of her Picturing her smile And green eyes that add allure I wonder if she knows All the little things she does That tugs at my...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    Yeah, oh yeah Alright, oh, oh, oh It's amazing how you knock me off my feet, hm Every time you come around me I get weak, oh yeah Nobody ever made me feel this way, oh You kiss my...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Surgery and all that followed: Part OneAs I try to tell the story about my cancer diagnosis to date, I want to state up front that this is my story, my reality. At times, it may...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 11 Responses Apr 30

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    I sat deep in my chair awaiting for class to finally start, thinking how i wanted this day to come to an end. I never particularly liked school, nor did I hate it. (Though the work...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M Apr 30

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    I have loved the same person for I don't even know how long. To be fair, she doesn't actually know, so I guess there will always be that big "what if" that is killing me. The issue...
    BowtiesRcool BowtiesRcool 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    Stop. Rewind. Play. Take me back to the time where you took me to the park, take me back to when we'd play outside in the dark. Take me back to when you would put me on a swing...
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    It was a Tuesday, I think…maybe a Thursday I can’t remember. At the time, I was content with where I was in life. Single…healthy, happy, no debt, free to live life as I chose...
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    What really frustrates me is when someone says that I should "get over it" and "stop whining" about my depression and past traumas. They justify themselves by saying that they "do...
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