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I Lost a Friend

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    Her Name Was Tami :-(

    We were best friends from the time we were 10, right up til she passed away. She was the only one who knew everything about me and loved me anyway. I miss her so much!! We were at a party her boyfriend (at the time) was throwing. Her brother, Slade and I were hanging out and...
    Sylverwynd Sylverwynd 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 9, 2008

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    Loss

    A few months back I lost a very close friend to me. She had a seizure at home and was unresponsive. Her husband found her and attempted to revive her. She had epilepsy. He did get her breathing again....but she was placed on life support. She was on life support for several days...
    picgirl picgirl 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 13, 2008

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    I Lost A Friend Due To A Misunderstanding.

    I dated a girl for nearly three years. When she ended things in 2010, I was devastated. Since I was religious, it took me all twenty-three years of my life to accept that I am gay. I met and fell in love with someone the next year, and we have been together over a year and a half...
    Storytime1988 Storytime1988 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 28, 2013

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    You left me. One day you were there making me

    happy and the other you were gone. Was it something that i did? Im sorry if it was. But it hurt. I send you an email after months of not talking just to feel closer to you and now im refreshing the page every couple of minutes to see if you answered. I just want you to answer...
    herrkorbes herrkorbes 18-21, F Feb 11

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    She Was Murdered - Sweet Sweet Sweet Sixteen

        I went back to the city I used to live in. My best friend's sister's wedding. 500 guests and an abundance of cake and champagne. I even got to ride the limo with the bride. We were all thrilled. I danced Assyrian folkdance all night long. We went to bed 6 AM...
    Lola91 Lola91 16-17, F Jul 7, 2008

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    Death Of A Church Member

    Yesterday, I received an email from one of my church priests and the message it contained made my heart feel as heavy as a lead ball. Our former Music Director, Mrs. Deborah Chappell, died from pancreatic cancer. She was diagnosed in February and died in August, a mere six...
    Mags2588 Mags2588 26-30, F Aug 31, 2013

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    My First Loss

    Today i went to the funeral of one of my friends that passed away a week ago... He died on his way to go pick up freinds.... He was in a head on collision with a police car.... He died on the scene but the two officers survived with minor injuries.... This is really unfair...
    DNA011 DNA011 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2013

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    We All Lost

    It started in the early 90's, I put together a volleyball net with wood poles and a cheap net with broken poles. My friend C and I decided to gather a few others and go to a City park to play Friday after school. We had no idea what we started with that net. Soon the crowd grew...
    thykermit thykermit 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 29, 2012

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    lovee40313 lovee40313 13-15, F Mar 2

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    Goodbye Suzy! I received some news today that,

    from the moment I heard it this morning, has me barely holding back tears, and often failing to hold them back at all. Someone I was very close to in high school, my wonderful friend Suzzanne, died this past week. Though we haven't been close in a very long time this news has...
    dandydan1999 dandydan1999 51-55, M 7 Responses Apr 3

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    My Friend Died The Other Day

    I don't know how to react. It all seemed so wrong. It couldn't happen. She wasn't very close with me but I knew her enough to know that she's one of those people you need to cherish. Today, days after her death, I finally broke. I cried for hours. I just can't imagine what her...
    xxLizRockszz xxLizRockszz 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    Well I'm writing this a little late.

    It's technically march 3 but it's still your birthday in my opinion :P i still can't believe your gone...I regret that I didn't keep in touch with you. I'm sorry for that...Your the first friend I've lost and it's been rough. I should've been there for you more. I hope that you...
    aBlackRoseBurial aBlackRoseBurial 22-25, M Mar 2

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    Unexpected

    A friend of mine killed himself a week ago. We're all not sure why. He didn't seem upset at all. People need to talk more.
    skyISfalling skyISfalling 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2008

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    She stopped talking to me.

    I don't know why. We use to talk all the time. I guess she has other friends and doesn't need my friendship. Pretty sad if you ask me. I am hurt, very hurt  yes.I don't know what I ever did to push her away. I wish she would tell me. I thought she would be happy for me that i...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F Dec 25, 2013

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    Lost & Alone

    I've been told that talking about it helps so maybe it will so here gos. Her name was amber and It's been 14 years sence she was killed, but feels like it just happened yesterday. Still I see her in my dreams Im overwelmed with happness at the site of her. I run to hold her but...
    Simiyes Simiyes 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 12, 2010

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    Christopher I Miss You

    on april first this year i got a phone call from my mom and she was trying not to cry. i thought some thing bad happend but not anything that would really effect me. she had drove to the gas station and passed chris's house and tons of cops and medics were there. so she went to...
    sonjajw sonjajw 22-25, F Aug 22, 2008

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    Best Friend - Gone :( - Updated -

    I am so, so sad. It must be my fault - something I said, something I wrote - but I don't know exactly what. I am a stupid idiot for ruining the most special, valuable thing in my life. Loosing the friendship that was sustaining my motivation to move forward in life. Carelessly...
    MAXwho MAXwho 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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                          How to lose a friend in 16 months.First I am going to say a little about me. I am a middle aged single guy who never had serious realations with a woman...
    ninerzoon ninerzoon 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    Hannah

    five years today you left us i still cant believe your gone you where sweet kind never had a bad word to say about anybody the day you left is still fills  my head you where standing there talking to hoshi then you just collapsed  hit  the floor i jumped to your side screaming...
    TheDevilsOwn TheDevilsOwn 22-25, M 10 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    So me and my friend recently stopped talking.

    We've been friends for three years and i've always been there for her. She came to me for relationship advice and i gave her advice then she would get mad. We got into an agruement and now we aren't talking. Should i reach out to her or move on?
    NajlahS NajlahS 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Jax, Blake, Paul, Michael, ≪3

    Jax ohh Jax. Only 18 and you were taken, In a car crash. Such a young life to be taken, I couldn't breath when I first heard. It is the worst news someone wants to wake up to hear. Blake, he was only 20 when he went. His heart was being pumped by a machine, and he was too weak...
    MyStory20 MyStory20 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2013

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    My Knight

    I think one of the first friends i ever had was a boy named Ben...he was always so protective of me, used to remind me of those knights in the fairy-tales. he would have done anything to protect, to help someone he cared about even if he got hurt in the process unlike a lot of...
    bloodredhanded bloodredhanded 18-21, F Feb 1, 2013

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    I Feel Horrible

    August 2008- I was on Facebook after breakfast Saturday morning when I got a phone call. A weird time for me to get one, for me. Caller ID showed a number I didn't recognize. Even weirder. I picked up. "Hey, it's Daniel," the voice cracked out, "I don't know if...
    DaPuff DaPuff 18-21 2 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    Nowadays my life is really bad.

    I'm not depressed or anything, I'm actually a quite happy person, but somebody has been turning me down lately. I've know her for 9 years now, and throughout these years I've seen her change. Badly. She was always known as the only child who has a rich father who's always...
    worthjustamillion worthjustamillion 13-15, F Jan 4

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    My Favorite Girl (Alexusnicolechapell) Gone?

    I just lost my favorite girl today. And now, I'm sitting over here, crying (literally) because she's unfriended me. Before she did this, I added her to my circle because of her saying about suicidal and her parents disrespecting her. I told her that I can help her. She gave it an...
    xHAKIMlovesWHITEGIRLSx xHAKIMlovesWHITEGIRLSx 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    "Friends" actually. :/ I don't know what to do.

    v.v I lost 3 good friends so far. One to Suicide, One to a drowning because his boat capsized while he was working, and another last night because he got into the middle of a fight (he was trying to break it up) and got shot in the head. I feel sort of numb and depressed...
    JessieTheGreekGoddess JessieTheGreekGoddess 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    W

    i'm so confused because i dont understand why this had to happen. out of all the people in the world why did this happen to one of the worlds most genuine, most admirable, most pure souls. i admired you for so many reasons. i'm sorry that we never did play that tennis match that...
    Phasmid Phasmid 18-21, F Jul 28, 2010

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    Car Accident

    My friend Jacob was 8 and I was 10 and it was the day after Halloween. I never thought I would lose a friend. But the next some tragic news went around our school. "Last night one of the students and their mother died in a car accident. Jacob Ordiway and his mother were driving...
    Gomustangs Gomustangs 18-21, F Oct 11, 2013

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    Lost To Malaria

    My good friend James aged 12 was traveling across southern Africa in April this year but after 3 weeks of traveling he and his family traveled to the country of Mozambique to stay on the beautiful beaches on the eastern coast but after 3 days after arriving James became very...
    Smeeg2911 Smeeg2911 22-25, M Oct 24, 2013

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    One Last Hug

    A Few Weeks Ago I lost the best friend I could ever have. He Means the World to me. He still does... despite his passing. I have Little notes of his everywhere, and all of them are encouraging. He brought Joy to everyone that he met, and I am just so grateful that he could be a...
    skydragon skydragon 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    I Haven T Lost A Friend But I Lost My Soul

    Why i am writing now it s been really a while since my friend suicide ...she left but we meet always in my dreams...we lived our childhood we were 10 years as a friend her name is Ahlam means dreams she is the opposite of me she is really dreaming girl she like to be free...we...
    primadona primadona 31-35, F Nov 4, 2013

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    Closing The Door, Leaving A Hole In My Heart

    My friend did not die or move away, but at times, I wish she had. That would ease the pain that's been eating me away for almost a year now. I have  a hard time trusting people, partly due to my childhood friends being very unreliable, and I truly believe that I deserve...
    Nettle Nettle 22-25, F 2 Responses May 15, 2010

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    My Lost Friend

    I lost a friend today her name was sam she was killed by a demon named alisaf some may laugh at this story believing it to be fake others may know the truth but this is my last story before I venture into hell to find the demon and kill him
    vergildante vergildante 18-21, M Nov 26, 2013

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    For about a week ago me

    and my 4 best friends had formed an unbreakable bond.. Until now.. She suddenly turned all 2cool4u and just posted hate and complained about us being dramaqueens and butthurt smartypants.. We all really loved her dearly but now shes impossible to speak to.. I need help, quick
    Bananabonzana Bananabonzana 13-15, M Mar 19

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    Problem Child

    “How dare you disrupt my class?” Mrs. Burrows screamed, bending down right in my face as she grabbed the binder I was writing in and tore the top page from it. “Where’s your homework?  Where’s your damned book?” She continued, getting louder and angrier. Great; the...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    To Religion..

    I used to have a close friendship with a girl I had known for several years, since school. We were both a bit ****** up and enjoyed a drink. We drifted apart when she went to to University but kept in touch when we were both in town. She had a lot of issues to do with her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 4, 2011

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    I Learned Yesterday That My Friend Died

    In the mail yesterday, I received a thank you card from my friend.  Her first words in the card were "Well, I've gone now!"I spoke to her one week before Christmas, and I knew that her time to leave this physical life was near.  We discussed that it...
    sweetmix sweetmix 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    She Hates Me Now...

    My first year of college I met this girl I really liked. She was really beautiful and nice to me. Which is weird, most girls aren't nice to me.I'm not exactly a good looking guy. I guess I'm below average. This girl was a goddess, I was touched that she would even pass two words...
    coriquam coriquam 18-21, M Sep 10, 2010

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    A Complete Shock

    I lost a friend recently he was 27 years old had just become a farther for the second time. A couple of things come to mind 1. He was young, quite thin and seemingly healthy and was not I'll in anyway that we know off. 2. He went to sleep one night and nobody could wake him up...
    Iain321 Iain321 31-35, M Jan 21, 2013

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    My friend had a friend named Drew.

    He moved so they talked online. Then me and Drew started talking and we became great friends. A few days after talking online, I noticed his account had gotten deleted. Two months later I found out from his cousin that he had committed suicide.
    OldSouledHippie OldSouledHippie 16-17, F Jan 21

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    It was last year, he was 16

    or 17, his name was Matt. It didn't even have to happen...it all happened because of some dumb **** who was high and decided to try and jump the train tracks with a car full of people, and because if that two kids died, Matt and his friend Brandon... Please don't ever drive...
    alexnewsom alexnewsom 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I lost my very first love,

    17 years ago. We were just kids, but he was my first love. I knew he was the one I would marry. We remained friends after we broke up. Our timing was always off, but deep down we were in love. We had an argument, and drifted apart for a few months. He did suddenly. I...
    sunflowah sunflowah 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    In the summer holidays a boy went into the

    River Cam. He wasn't seen come out. My best friend Sarah called me up crying. She said he's gone, he hasn't come back up, we've lost him. I told her he was strong or he was just playing a nasty prank like he always is. He would be in trouble when he's found but when is he...
    cupcakes75 cupcakes75 13-15, T Feb 22

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    No Consolation

    I lost a friend to suicide, she had been very low for quite a while and had a morbid outlook on life, i didn't take her too seriously but on a warm sunny day she walked in front of a train. I miss her very much, i made many mistakes, i didn't believe how ill she was, i never...
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    Gone.

    I said goodnight you said goodbye and I didn't think twice about it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 5, 2013

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    Only the Good Die Young

    When I was thirteen, my best friend died in an ATV off road vehicle accident. He hit a branch and it broke his ribs and punctured his lung. A month earlier my parents had divorced and I was going through a rough time. He was someone I could talk to, to help me get through it. It...
    SupertrampHero SupertrampHero 18-21, M 3 Responses May 9, 2008

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    I Can't Believe She's Gone

    One of my best friends died in a car accident last week. I want to say more but cant yet, it hurts too much
    annathom annathom 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    Not To Death, Though...

    I had you first.My best friend - for when you have only one of something, that one is inevitably the best. But love steals one friend from another.You said you loved me. But you just had to push it...had to try to make it something else, something further.And I, in my loneliness...
    EarthboundEagle EarthboundEagle 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2011

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    So a close friend just told me to never speak

    to her again, I tried apologizing a little afterward cuz I thought maybe I over reacted and she wouldn't even listen, I feel bad but i don't know and I don't know what to do so kind of a bummer :(
    Anotherrose96 Anotherrose96 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Well, my best friend EVER I met on steam.

    We talked and talked and then S/He started fighting and then we blocked and Defriended. Feel really bad tho. Just dead to them, always skyped too.
    louisrcac louisrcac 13-15, M Mar 13

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    An Open Letter to the Friend I Lost

    "I don't know if she is on here...I doubt it...but maybe... Even if she is not, these are things that I need to say, but saying them to her may not be in her best interests...may hurt her or anger her....this is about how I feel, so I thought I would share here...First, do...
    SerenitySeeker SerenitySeeker 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2009

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    I have lost friends but now that I look back I realize they where not real friends and I've learned to let them go because its for the best . I pray for the right friends the only...
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    I just lost my Bestfriend she migrated to another country weeks ago and right now I just don't know what to do without her. She was my sister, bestfriend, partner in crime and also...
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    I remember my first best friend in 4th grade. He introduced me to one of my favorite animes and at the end of the school year he moved away. I've met people growing up and at some...
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    I started out my freshman year happy as can be with many what I thought were "best friends" I then got a serious medical condition and was on bed rest for months and I couldn't go...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    My friend and i met when i was 6 weeks old because our moms were best friends in highschool, we had been best friends ever sinse, now we never talk, and when we are together she...
    hideinthedark hideinthedark 13-15, F Mar 27

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