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I Lost My Best Friend to Leukemia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 13 People

    For every fight won, For each battle lost,

    For those still fighting, I proudly wear Orange Peace//love//cure leukemia
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 19, 2014

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    Connor Owen Simonson 1996-2006

    Okay, so I'd known this boy pretty much since I moved here to Ohio when I was 5 or 6, growing up he was an awsome friend and an outstanding son to his parents, he never mouthed off to his parents, he always did what he was told, he was friends with just about everyone in town, he...
    HMLM HMLM 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2008

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    Help Me Travel The World So I Can Help Cancer Patients/survivors

    I am a 20 year Leukemia survivor. It brings great sadness to me to hear all of these stories. I was wondering if you guys could help me out. So I just entered into CouchSurfing.org's video contest for ONE ROUND THE WORLD AIRLINE TICKET. And one way to win is to get the most likes...
    DiscoverThePath DiscoverThePath 18-21, M Nov 15, 2012

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    Leukemia

    Leukemia,You took my friend,My best friend,How could you?I don't deserve this!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Jun 19, 2012

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    I Miss You Melissa!

    I lost my best friend to leukemia on June 30, 2012. Not too long after her 18th birthday on June 22nd. Melissa was diagnosed with leukemia not very long after her Sweet 16 celebration. She was a sister to me, and her family is like a second family. I call her mom mommy, and i...
    kiiii kiiii 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2012

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    My Friend Isabella

    my friend isabella was 17 when she died of leukmia she had it two years and i miss her so much we were really close just like sisters people used to joke we were twins cause we looked alot alike
    keriandkatiebff keriandkatiebff 16-17 1 Response Jun 30, 2009

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    Julia Russo

    I met julia when we were 5 or 6. we had a dance class together, soon after we went to school together, and lived right around the corner from each other. We did everything together, church, girl scouts, birthdays, holidays, everything. I honestly thought of her as my other half...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 5, 2008

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    I am so stupid. I just made the worst mistake of my life. I lost one of my best friends.
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    seabassep seabassep 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    meryemJo meryemJo 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Dear the person who hurt me: thank you. I was your best friend of five years and you made sure to diminish my self confidence every day. Thank you for teaching me that people aren...
    QuietViolets QuietViolets 16-17, F Jan 16

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    Best friends are always there to comfort us and make us happy whenever we are sad. Then, you'll just realize that you are already in love with them.Well, that's totally normal if...
    AngelsBroughtMeHere AngelsBroughtMeHere 22-25, F Jan 2

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    Nomnomk Nomnomk 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Gertrude95 Gertrude95 18-21, F Jan 18

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    Okay so my story might be a complicated one, or maybe someone has been through the same exact thing. I really don't know, but I need some form of explanation and answers. Okay so...
    LadyDi95 LadyDi95 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    KiaraTequila12 KiaraTequila12 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    andyx181x andyx181x 26-30, M Dec 28, 2014

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