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

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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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    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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    We need more people to say "why the **** not"

    and get off their *** and get **** done. Who cares if people don't agree? Who cares it you stumble? Who cares if it's hard and long and difficult? Isn't it worth it? If you stand for nothing, you fall for everything.
    picses2222 picses2222 13-15, F Nov 8, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response May 31, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M Nov 29, 2009

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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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    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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    As I've gotten older,

    I've learned to pick my battles more wisely.
    utahwriter utahwriter 41-45, M Jun 9, 2014

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    You don't like someone,

    fine! You don't have to insult them in order to get them out of your sight!
    Maaren Maaren 16-17, M Nov 19, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    When I'm going to bed I have to walk upstairs and it's so dark I have to be careful so I don't crash into anything and then i start walking up the stairs to go to my room and when...
    xxemogirlxx xxemogirlxx 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have story to tell you guys whenever I was littlemy teacher called my best friend and Nit really set me off and I beat her up for doing this I almost got put in jail
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    I'm Australian but a lot of people think I sound British sometimes like when pronounce certain words or when I get really enthusiastic about something they say that it's most...
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    This experience is the very core of who I am. I gave up my very life to do what is right when I was 28. I chose the tough road instead of the easy road. I will tell you that most...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm at my church, alone. And I'm sitting in the office, and I heard one of the classroom doors slam 0.0 and there is no one is the building. Eeeekkk!
    FindingFate FindingFate 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I'm only 17. I live with my parents, I love them, I try to help around the house. It's hard for me because I'm depressed and they always complain that I don't do anything to help...
    Daphnaia Daphnaia 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So true I will fight for what I love and hold dear but I will never fight for the sake of fighting
    EdwardIX EdwardIX 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm now developing a Norwegian accent, simply because my partner is from Norway and has been teaching me his native language. When I do speak English, the Norwegian accent likes...
    Pomodoranian Pomodoranian 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I would prepare myself thoroughly for both the victories and defeats. An effective ''battle plan'' trumps being caught unarmored.
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    here comes the rooster - Alice in chains
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've played 2 need for speed games. technically the same but different consoles most wanted for Xbox and Xbox 360
    tightslove2 tightslove2 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Right or wrong is subjective.  What might be right for one may be wrong for another.  Standing up for your beliefs is another experience.  I stand for something...
    CathySales CathySales 61-65, F 5 days ago

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    fistful of steel - rage against the machine
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I have always had a thing for button through chunky knit cardigans and most autumns I would search department stores for men's fashion cardigans. I felt a little shy wearing them...
    cardiganlover cardiganlover 61-65, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I will always stand up for God. ALWAYS.
    AngelOfGod1506 AngelOfGod1506 22-25, F a week ago

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    I always try to do what is right. Even if it is the harder road.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 27

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    I'm a single, caring, openminded, understanding and respectful guy in his 30s who doesn't judge. Is there any genuine women out there who want a meaningful friendship with me?.
    Tannedguy007 Tannedguy007 26-30, M Jun 26

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    Yesterday I was a the local mall to look for some new bras and stockings, I was dressed in a bra, a sexy top, a garter, stockings, a short skirt and high heel. I love to walk...
    cdmartina cdmartina 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I support all those that are discriminated against equally. Because equality is the whole point!
    annagrl13 annagrl13 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    More Than a Feeling ~ Boston 
    Angelkins Angelkins 46-50, F 7 Responses Jun 25