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    It is funny how one single scary moment in life

    can shake you to your soul! And just scare the hell out of and let you know just how fragile we are.... I was in a pretty good car wreck yesterday (March 7th @3pm ) heading off to work a typical day, my light turns green, I proceed to go...(driving a 2014 GMC Terrain) everything...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 9, 2015

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    I had a very bad road accident coming home from

    work (March 2001). My brain was very badly damaged; I was told that there was no part around the outside of the brain which was not damaged. The doctors at the hospitals I was taken where not expecting me to survive but thankfully I did and was sent home after three months at...
    VB05 VB05 51-55, M 10 hrs ago

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    people live life so differently from one

    another its kind of frightening
    nessri nessri 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2015

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    Have you ever woken up one day

    and realize that your life is nothing like what you expected it to be. You realize that you actually hate your job. Mostly because of the people you have to deal with everyday and secondly because this is never the career you wanted, but what someone else wanted for you. You...
    Kriekki Kriekki 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2015

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    Probably My Last Post!!!

    I wish there was a song to sing Or words to write that could explain me tonight I wish I could walk away knowing that everything would be alright I feel like a shadow or dust in the wind I feel like madness has won again Lost in the dark I really need that ******* light The...
    WildIrishEyes WildIrishEyes 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    You just never know when your time on this

    earth will end.With that said I would recommend that you hug your family and tell you friends how much they mean too you. When that person or love one can no long hear your words it too late to tell them how you feel.
    firechief601 firechief601 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 7, 2014

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    When I was young I would Yolo everything I

    nearly got arrested once any way I think that life is a precious thing because you only get one. Life is a precious gift keep it safe and don't waste it because u only get one chance, do the best with ur life.
    Chappersyoloswag Chappersyoloswag 18-21 Jan 29

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    ok, so i had this girlfriend,

    and she broke up with me... but it wasnt her fault. so now im single; and i have this girl that i like. and would maybe like to be in a relationship with her, but the girl i used to date also wants to get back with me and i like her as well, i want to date the new girl more. but...
    dylanborann55 dylanborann55 56-60, M Dec 9, 2015

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    Losing Abigail Part 2

    This story will pick up where I have left off in Losing Abigail part 1. If you didn't read part one, some things may not make sense. As my mother confronted me about the rape she treated me as if it was my fault, this already didn't make sense at the time and when I found out a...
    FindingAbigail FindingAbigail 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2013

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    So I was 13 years old

    and every weekend I got pranked 1st prank was makeup second one was dress and makeup and third one was shoes but high heels that were stuck to me I got them off I realized I just had to take my sox off but to the story it sucked but I got my revenge first was fire crackers...
    Beef1294 Beef1294 16-17 Nov 30, 2015

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    Lessons Of Life

    Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
    ZaiX ZaiX 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    Life

    Life Sometimes people come into your life and you know right away that they were meant to be there, to serve some sort of purpose, teach you a lesson, or to help you figure out who you are or who you want to become. You never know who these people may be – a roommate, a...
    TheJakeBlack TheJakeBlack 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    To-morrow, and to-morrow,

    and to-morrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time; And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, That struts and frets his hour upon the stage...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F Dec 17, 2015

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    Thank You Everyone

    First I must thank every one for their kind and caring thoughts during the   time of worry with my husband being at sea. It is the warm friendship of all my friends  on EP that help keep one going.I am so grateful that my husband and all his brave shipmate were rescued .There...
    lilmisty2 lilmisty2 61-65, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2012

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    Esthar Esthar 22-25, F Jul 26, 2015

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    What is Life? Webster dictionary defines life

    as “the ability to grow, change, etc. that separates plants and animals from things like water or rocks.” Life is typically thought of as only including things as biological in origin and nothing else. However when you breakdown life into a subset of criteria interesting...
    Powederedtoastman Powederedtoastman 31-35, M Jul 19, 2015

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    The Peace Of A Sunset

    I sit here breathlessly watching the setting sun.The surface of the sea is like a mirror,Relfecting the breathtakingly radiant colours of the sunset.The sea is so serene,so still,so quiet.I am held transfixed by it's beauty.Completely under it's spell.Even the seagull, sitting...
    lilmisty2 lilmisty2 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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    Reflections On The Beach

    A Belated Happy New Year to EveryoneA Reflection from the PastOne day a ffriend asked me:"Where the heck have you been these past many months."She said that I had been seen down at the beach alot.She asked me how could  a deserted beach so interesting. At first I felt...
    lilmisty2 lilmisty2 61-65, F Jan 10, 2013

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    MY TRAVELS For many years I've travelled the

    world from top to toe. There's not many places that I haven't seen and no place that I wouldn't go I've seen much more than I ever thought when I started on my travels and now I sit and write it down my thred of life, unravelled. For what it's worth, and if you care I offer my...
    wacker1916 wacker1916 46-50 Oct 3, 2015

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    When you start to open up to someone

    and that someone makes you feel good,laugh and smile and makes all your troubles go away and make you feel like there's no problem in the world and almost make you feel like a princess that's best wonderful feeling in the world and priceless!! And the weird thing is you've not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Jan 8, 2014

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    Life is a series of natural

    and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
    Brendon840 Brendon840 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 5, 2015

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    Everyone always says' "discover

    who you are in life, blah blah" But really, Life ISN'T about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself. And you shouldn't stop until your proud.
    Roofie3 Roofie3 16-17, F Jan 18

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    Live Your Life

    Be yourself  all  the  time  because  its you  who  has  to  face  life  in  the  final  place  . no  one  gonna  answer  for  you  or  for  your  mistakes as  William w  purkey  said  thatyou  have  got  to  dance  like  no  body...
    shap36 shap36 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 1, 2012

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    It’s time for a quick story about

    life… Once upon a time there was a woman who had been lost in the desert for three whole days without water. Just as she was about to collapse, she saw what appeared to be a lake just a few hundred yards in front of her. “Could it be? Or is it just a mirage?” she...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Trying to take life as it comes.

    .. One moment at a time...
    GGNC7669 GGNC7669 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2015

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    life to me seen to be a mystery .

    just try to be a better person each day hope to find the love of my life one day.for now my grandkids is the love of my life .they put a smile on my face .
    boo39 boo39 36-40, F May 21, 2015

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    Life isn't fair and never will be.

    its an adventurous journey and yet a living hell. The thing i hate the most is that life gives you things and although your grateful for those things, the very thing you want the most belongs to another. the want and desire for what they have burns deep inside you with wild...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M Sep 4, 2014

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    One With Wolves

    My dear friend Mr T commented on my pictures. I must explain the reason for the one with the wolves and why it is so special to me. I wish that it were I in the picture with the wolves. . In 1972 I was 5 1/2 months pregnant, and my daughter was 4yrs old,. We lived just...
    lilmisty2 lilmisty2 61-65, F 1 Response May 13, 2013

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    My Day And Me

    My day today was very cold. I wore a dress and now I am in a skirt. People at my school looked at me crazy but I still was an energetic ball of fire created for people to know that I am crazy. I write very blunt and I tell it like it is because I beleive the world needs a little...
    LIFEinSWEEThell LIFEinSWEEThell 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2012

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    gainfire gainfire 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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    Life Has It'S Ups And Downs

    Everyone here goes through crisis. If we didn't have our up's and down's then we would all be dead. I sure have had mine. From bullying, to family isses, but that's in the past. Nothing I can do to change it. It already happened and It made me who I am, it made a past, it made a...
    skichick313 skichick313 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    Hmmm...hopes r d reason we get sleep.

    ..thinking about few things in d but lyng on ur bed,few tears roll down,without any reason to u maybe but they create hope or they bring d memories,but they help us sleep...memories...that's all I got and a hope to fight everyday,I am not a game loser but I want to forget all dis...
    robby8787 robby8787 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2014

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    Life and Wet Wood When I look back on the

    vacations I've taken, it's been pretty minimal. When I was young, my parents were pretty good about taking a week to go here or there and those were great times. In my first marriage, we didn't have much money to be able to travel much and traveling meant putting the whole trip...
    jezwriting jezwriting 56-60, M Jan 6

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    I just got out of the mental hospital

    for attempting suicide and for self harming
    Searching4hope01 Searching4hope01 13-15, F Jan 22

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    I wish I understood the whole meaning of life

    why people act like they do. Why feelings affect you so much. Why being rich gives you such a feeing. why being poor make people feel like ****. Why love can hurt so much. Why government is the way it is. why people believe in the good and bad. How did people. learn why do...
    nessri nessri 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2015

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    How To Be Strong In Life?

    What is real strength?How can a person be strong in the face of life problems and how can someone be strong in the face of adversity?We all know that it’s great to be physically strong and in fact physical strength can make you feel a little more emotionally strong but do you...
    haiyen0014 haiyen0014 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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    Losing Abigail Part 1

    This is the story of how I became what I am today. The first seven years of my life really are blurry, I don't remember much from the short childhood I had. I know I was a very happy kid though, as most are having optimism be their default unless they don't get what they want. I...
    FindingAbigail FindingAbigail 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2013

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    When Today Started Without You.

    As Mother's Day draws closer, my thoughts turn to my mom and dad. and the many happy and precious moments we shared. Their passing left a void in my life, but their love that has surrounded me all my life comforts me, I think to of the many friends and family members that have...
    lilmisty2 lilmisty2 61-65, F 1 Response May 11, 2013

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    I live my life cherishing the time we shared

    now your gone i feel lonelier than ever
    bblover117 bblover117 18-21, M Jan 28

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    Life

    I have been lucky so far in my life. I have been every where I have ever wanted to go, and done about ever thing I wanted to do. When I was single, I used to get off work then drive three or four hundred miles every night, I was not going any place in perticler, just went I...
    honjr1 honjr1 70+, M Jun 26, 2013

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    LIFE Is A Gift Enjoy It

    Life is short.laugh, be grateful, breathe deep, appreciate, hug tight, keep promises, dream big, share happiness, love unconditionally, make wishes, help others, do your best, have hope, keep your chin up, speak kindly, learn, play, cherish, read, smile ,Life is a song sing it...
    shap36 shap36 41-45, M 8 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    I bet some of you guys want to live in a world

    where theres no chaos or dirty jokes or maybe can't deal with anything. I feel the same way if you feel the same thing too but we have to try to live in the present and put this behind cause theres no way you'll find a remote that says "change people." Be different and by that...
    jmondragon jmondragon 13-15, M Dec 8, 2015

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    Learning from Grandma

    and Others First of all, this is a bit of a confession. Growing up is tough on some as they try to learn about things, particularly when they have nobody really talking to them about it. I would encourage all parents to take time and talk to their kids so they can perhaps avoid...
    jezwriting jezwriting 56-60, M Jan 6

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    I think a lot of people ask themselves this.

    They ask themselves what life is. What is life? I mean when you put a lot of thought into it could honestly destroy you. I mean you could go with the flow of it and not put thought to it. But the truth is what is the meaning of it. I mean we are born into a body which we had no...
    nessri nessri 18-21, F May 20, 2015

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    Today I had the pleasure of being told I am

    worse than a drug addict, or a girl who is has two children from separate fathers.... I failed one module of a university course
    KevinD1001 KevinD1001 31-35, M May 25, 2015

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