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I Like to Stand Up For What Is Right Even If I Stand Alone

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    I'm Not Sure I Feel This Way...

    Cause the last time I did, it cost me the only thing I ever ever really wanted .
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 3 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Why Am I The Only One That Sees The Right Thing?

    People tell me that a lot of people like me an accept me. A lot of people say they got my back. I recently got into a fight with one of the most popular boys in my school and everyone told me they were on my side. They weren't. Now everyone hates me because I did the right thing...
    chihuahualoverpa98 chihuahualoverpa98 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2012

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    Not Only Standing Up For What Is Right.....

    but for who is right as well.  Sometimes it is just as hard to stand up for a person that is right, or for the rights of that person. 
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 11, 2009

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    A lot of people don't believe in the things I

    do. And I'm going to stand up for what I believe and do what's right.
    cheerleader24 cheerleader24 13-15, F 2 Responses May 31

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    Tell The President To Stop Killing Children

    The US Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 prohibits the US government from providing military financing, military training, and several other categories of US military assistance to governments using child soldiers. The Child Soldiers Prevention Act went into effect in 2010...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 17, 2011

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    The Nypd Is Back In Full Excessive Force

    On September 20th 2011 hundreds of protesters gathered on Wall Street in a peaceful and constitutionally protected demonstration. For 4 days this demonstration managed to stay peaceful and abide by the laws that were set forth by the constitution for such an assembly to occur...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 13, 2011

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    Tell The Us Government To Stop Supporting Rape, Torture, Murder And Other Crimes Against Humanity

    Although Afghanistan has officially ratified the global ban on cluster bombs, its still no excuse for the US to continue to back the new local Police when they persistently and blatantly commit human rights violations against civilians. Human Rights Watch released a 102 page...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 13, 2011

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    It Started From School/college Days For Me

    I have fought/argued with the head of my educational institute to the point where he wanted to throw me out of the college. That dint stop me from letting him know that the reason for everybody performing poorly in the exams was because he (he used to teach as well) and his...
    shaawn shaawn 22-25, M 1 Response May 31, 2010

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    As I've gotten older,

    I've learned to pick my battles more wisely.
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M Jun 9

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    The Girl Who Silenced The World For 5 Minutes. She Addressed A U.n Meeting On Enviromental Issues.

      When she made this speech. nothing happened. When you watched this video. nothing happened....Its only talk if nothing happens! How long has it been that nothing has happened?
    Mayavadi Mayavadi 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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    Maybe

    It's impulse for me. If I see someone getting verbally attacked online or something, without thinking I will stand up for them so long as I know I'm not standing up for someone who deserves to have people flaming them. It's not fun, though, nor do I like it at all. Yeah, I...
    espritdescalier espritdescalier 18-21, F Jul 12, 2009

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    Very Little Gray

    Could it be "in my blood?" I don't know. Is it a "gift" to feel this strongly? I don't know that either. Was it "environmentally" influenced? Not sure, but I DO know I was taught not to bring ink pens or pencils home from work, such things are company property, not items up for...
    thornyasarose thornyasarose 46-50, F 11 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    I Was For No Smoking On Buses

    It use to be smokers were allowed to smoke at the back of the bus. The smoke drifted towards the other sides. I was one of the few who pushed for no smoking on the buses. It first came to be on the greyhound bus no smoking. Then shortly after the other buses took the policy...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Oct 29, 2011

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    There Is No Excuse For Torture

    The UN's convention against torture defines torture as: "Any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person, information or a confession, punishing him for an act...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 31, 2011

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    ''i Like To Stand Up For What Is Right Even If I Stand Alone

    i have always stood up for what is right no matter what other ppl may say,there are certain things in life where it is black or white and i will always stand up for truth and what is right,an example i will give is my belief in reincarnation i know many ppl think i am crazy to...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 5 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    New Developments In The Slave Trade

    Whether its dueling with an arch nemesis for the heart of a woman or highschool freshman hazing. No matter if its Chinese foot binding or the ritual slaughtering of any child born on a friday by the Anglo-Saxons; or even the Salem witch hunts. I'm sure most of us can agree that...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2011

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    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M Nov 29, 2009

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    Stand Strong

    I like to stand up for what is right even if I stand alone because when I lay down at night I like to be able to sleep with myself. lol  Just a lil haha/teehee.  I am a strong individual and would rather stand alone then with a bunch of people hurting, maiming or...
    musicalchairs musicalchairs 41-45 1 Response Jul 12, 2009

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    I Always Have And Always Will

    I remember once when I was in 2nd grade; I had a friend named Jessica. She had a really bad scar on the left side of her face. It was a birth mark. She was new at school and all the kids picked at her. They called her "Ugly Girl". Nobody wanted to play with her except me. I did...
    smooches smooches 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    Don't Let The Bush Administration Get Away With Torture

    On the morning of August 30th, 2011 former vice president **** Cheny was interviewed on national television. He went on NBC's the Today show to discuss his newly published book "My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir". In this interview with host Matt Lauer, Cheny openly...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 13, 2011

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    People Often Run When It Gets Tough

    I think that we as humans have the capacity to do either good or bad... and to do what is right and good is better than being wrong!!!! I think I have often stood alone and felt confused and hurt by some things people do but the truest thing you can ever have in this world is...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    Unmarked Grave

    I know my belief in standing up for what is right, even if you are standing alone began for me around the age of 8 - 10. I am now 51.My father died of a year long struggle with cancer when I was 7 years old.  I was the youngest of 4 children and I am a female.  My father, am I...
    nobodysfool1960 nobodysfool1960 51-55 Oct 9, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    “Recent events in the Palestinian Occupied Territories are exposing the apartheid regime for what it is. We are currently seeing mainstream news agencies just beginning to...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F Jul 12

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    To anyone that knows me you'll know I try to be strong for my friends and myself. There is a user on here who has created multiple accounts and has driven many of my friends away...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 3

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    If you stand for nothing, you will fall for anything.
    gtaonline25 gtaonline25 22-25, M Jul 4

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    Believe In Doing Whats Right
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So months now and I'm still holding on to a never ending abyss of a future I don't even know where to start explaining my life and how many problems are just running into me...
    Beauty1Rose Beauty1Rose 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I love giving people things that I know I would enjoy myself. I love surprises & I always hope for someone to give me things without me having to ask. I especially will never ask...
    kennalynn67 kennalynn67 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    He came into my life and changed all the darkness into light. I owe him so much but will never be able to repay him for what he has done for me and how he has changed my life
    jpops jpops 22-25, F Jul 6

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    I hate fighting never been in a fight but I will fight for what I love. I plan to join the Marine Corps and I love my family that's in the Middle East and if I have to join the...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I feel like this every night and I can't go to sleep until the next morning and it's so stressing what is going on?
    LaKira LaKira 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    The people of Palestine are not animals. For 70 years, everyday! Palestinians being murdered, women being raped! Enough is enough. This is extremely frustrating! As a Palestinian...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    RABBI SHMULEY BOTEACH SAYS MUSLIMS SAVED JEWShttp://thedeenshow.com/watch/2844/rabbi-shmuley-boteach-says-muslims-saved-jewsMuslims and Jews: a historical perspective that reveals...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F Jul 12

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    today, i came across the ask.fm page of a girl that i used to go to school with. she's two years younger than me, and she was adopted. once her page loaded i was stunned to see it...
    meowshelbs meowshelbs 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Apparently in this day and age if you dress nice, don't watch sports on TV, keep your place clean, and don't act like a macho redneck dickhead you are gay. So many women have...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I am free and easy with my opinions.. I accept not everyone will agree. I invite anyone who has any problem with anything I say on here to send me a private message explaining why...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F 12 hrs ago

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    Wander Curious Alone Sad Searching Seeing Desirous This is me. Who are you?
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Jul 6

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    M83-Wait. I am OBSESSED WITH THIS SONG AND YOU ALL HAVE TO LISTEN IT RIGHT NOW. Yeah. Like right now. Why are you still reading this?!?! Look it up! And listen to it all the...
    misfitmily6091 misfitmily6091 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    A letter to my 8 year old self; You've seen a lot of things and you've heard a lot of things too. Keep your head up. You'll never understand why dad did the things he did. Yes...
    EBAAA EBAAA 18-21, F Jul 13

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    Alone Together-FOB :) haha it's so catchy
    samson913 samson913 16-17, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm feeling very confused because Ill be 18 in a few days and I feel like I'm at wrong because I'm a virgin. I am one by choice, of course. Not really religious reasons but, I...
    Ascbl Ascbl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Latest update on Gaza: 90 Palestinians killed and over 700 wounded in the past 72 hours.Look at these Israeli scum!!! Watching and celebrating whilst bombs drop on Gaza!!! Why...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I love my children so much that I try to enjoy every second with them. I couldn't stand the thought of losing them. They are all I have and want in life. They mean everything to...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I think part of it is because of my past, because I was constantly being told what to do and if I didn't do it I got in trouble but I also think its just my personality. My real...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 1

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    Idk I just feel so bad for them because they look lonely
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am 23 years old and I had a little bit of anxiety while driving on highways when I first started to drive but I had gotten over that and was able to drive anywhere without...
    SHANNONARTSY SHANNONARTSY 22-25 a week ago

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    But now I need it. Just someone to listen I guess, I don't really know. I had a moral dilemma two nights ago. A friends cousin hit on me. I absolutely reveled in the attention...
    thetruthaboutthedollhouse thetruthaboutthedollhouse 26-30, F Jul 2

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    Strings Each soul is linked through silent strings, tiny thread bare happenings Flowing through life's captured moments, vibrating in hopes lost torrent A second on pass, a flowing...
    Icarus1228 Icarus1228 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    "Love Me Again" by John Newman. I swear you would be able to figure out exactly who I am by knowing what songs I listen to
    CrownedWithLaurel CrownedWithLaurel 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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