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I Lost My Best Friend to Leukemia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 13 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    I feel like this post is out of place, but the reason that we're no longer best friends is because we just so happen to be dating now.
    throughthedoorway throughthedoorway 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    Slapping your best friend when you get excited about something :D
    secret7148 secret7148 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Note that this.... is an entirely different story and not the same or a repeat of the story i wrote about my racist best friend who i lost. She came after the couple of girls i'm...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hey, my name is Daniel Michael R, I have hypopituitarism and this is the story of my best friend, the only girl that ever loved me. Her name is Samantha J. McClain, she was born on...
    DanielMR DanielMR 18-21 1 Response Nov 26

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    I dated this guy that was a little older than me and apparently my 'best friend' liked him before we dated. She never told me that she liked him, ever, and I even asked her for her...
    mouthyrage mouthyrage 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    a month ago i lost my best friend after 10/5 years of being attatched to eachother. unfortunely my baby girl took her life after a number of things she was experiencing and didnt...
    lilmiss02 lilmiss02 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There's always that one friend, the friend no one will ever be able to replace. I love and miss her every day, but she's not the person she once was and she doesn't want me in her...
    MissListless MissListless 26-30, F Nov 22

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    I've lost more than one best friend to suicide, one to cancer, and one to a blood clot. It's hard to lose so many people you love. Sometimes I still cry for them.
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    When I was 17 I got a call at 7 am telling me that my sister/best friend had been in accident and was in a coma. 16 days later they pulled the plug, and my best friend was gone...
    thisdizzydreamr thisdizzydreamr 18-21, F Nov 29

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    its hard to have a person best friend... a best is someone you fully trust and you know that whatever problem you have, he will be there for you, cause he knows that you will be...
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M Dec 1

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    today....or i could say 2 hrs ago...i called up my best friend...she picked up her mobile....and i told her about our friendship which was there since 2011....i told her everything...
    saransh05 saransh05 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Over the years I have sadly lost a few friends and while it was sad I was able to get over it and move on. But I know if I were ever to lose my best friend who I have known forever...
    AlexisH94 AlexisH94 18-21, F Nov 29

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    Have you ever been away from someone for a long period of time and miss them so incredibly much. I am at school in one city and my best friend is in school in another city and we...
    jhnn0356 jhnn0356 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I got news this morning that my best friend and his parents were in a car accident and he passed his moms arm was only broken and his dad passed to.I'm sharing this because I didn...
    unicorns345 unicorns345 13-15, M Dec 13

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    He fell in love with me fast. Way too fast. It was crazy. We're best friends- we would talk to each other all the time. I hated that he was in love with me. Why? I didn't get it...
    AerynAVA AerynAVA 18-21, F Nov 29

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    Im not mentioning names in this post. Well actually this is the second time. The first time was a few years ago, a boy in my grade who killed himself our senior year, a month...
    cavemangod cavemangod 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So far all my so called "best friends" aren't like best friends at all. I remember all of their birthdays every year and get them presents but no one seemed to remember my birthday...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I have a friend who's been my best friend for like 9 years and I know basically everything about her and we've been through soo much. We had huge fights before and there's an...
    Cornelia78 Cornelia78 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I lost a friend today. I had been friends with her for about 2 year. I did somewhat see this coming though but that doesn't change how much it hurts. She was also easy to deal with...
    ObserverOfLife ObserverOfLife 22-25, M Dec 2

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    Freshman year of high school, I was awkward and quiet, but my choir teacher made it his goal to bring me out of my shell. It was his first year as a teacher, and we instantly...
    MeAndMySkinnyLove MeAndMySkinnyLove 16-17, F Nov 23

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    I so hate my ex best friend so bad, here is the reason why.....we would of been best friends for 10 years this year and things has gone wrong, my best friend kept coming up my flat...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    i just moved to a new state and started ninth grade in august. in elementary & middle school was the worst i had 0 friends from forth grade to eighth not even someone to say hi to...
    khalanijane khalanijane 13-15, F Dec 2

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    My Best Friend! My best friend has a heart of gold! A smile that lights up the night sky! Eyes that twinkle like stars! A laugh that makes me smile! A voice that no one else...
    sandyshaw13 sandyshaw13 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I had a best friend a few years ago, we were inseperateble we were each other's Rock, no matter what happened to us we knew we could count on each other to be there and if any guy...
    LayBishhh LayBishhh 22-25, F Nov 22

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    I wish i was like her! she's outgoing, sociable, bubbly, open and she is never shy. she gets so much guys and she gets asked out a lot, she will literally go up to anyone and say...
    juliac123 juliac123 13-15, F Nov 23

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    Are any of you familiar eight the cool, outgoing, friendly straight best friend who is either getting hooked-up with every girl on campus, even the older ones (senpai...
    RealitysDesire RealitysDesire 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    My best friend and I have been best friends since college, Our friendship was almost instant when we became college room mates, My room was right beside hers and although we shared...
    nic1976 nic1976 36-40, F Dec 10

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    Tricia I have a best friend but considering the group I'm posting this in, that was most likely assumed. She is the best friend I could ever have and I wouldn't triad her for any...
    maddycolley maddycolley 13-15, F a week ago

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    I have to write this because my mind is shouting all these feelings I have but I can't physically tell anyone, especially you. Dear S, Since that first day we met in...
    SuperMagicMuffin SuperMagicMuffin 22-25, F Nov 24

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    I'd like to think I have a best friend, but I am in need of some advice. A friend that I have been close to for over 6 years now is changing. She's hanging out with people that are...
    ThatDarnKatz ThatDarnKatz 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Well that is pretty much what i had. Well i had a girlfriend named taylor and we were best friends and we became a couple and we were very close until her STUPID FRIEND CONVINCED...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    I'm not a lesbian but most of my friends are including my best friend who is sure she is gay and I think it's great! She has a friend who is 13 and is openly gay and going out with...
    AlliLittle AlliLittle 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I love my best friend as anyone would love their best friend. except... I may love her as more than a friend. (she knows I like her, just not that I like her a whole lot). I can't...
    unknownthoughts unknownthoughts 13-15, F Nov 29

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    What I tell my friends is that you guys aren't my best friends your really good friends but one is not better than another so technically I don't have a BEST friend
    cchristinaa cchristinaa 13-15, F Dec 1

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    Sometimes I'd see this movie, or something will happen and I'd really wish I had a best friend to share it with. And I'll start wondering how I have no best friends, or any friends...
    Lechette Lechette 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    When I close my eyes I can still see the beautiful green of his eyes. My favorite color. The color of life. He was so kind to me. He wanted to be my friend. He wanted to get to...
    Speranza27 Speranza27 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    ive never had a best friend before actually i nevef had any friends everywhere i go i just get tooken advantage of and bullied i would like to see how it feels to have a best...
    ihatefakepeople ihatefakepeople 13-15, F Dec 2

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    I have made a best friend in u Ur my lova hata backbone n my ride or die I love you so much ur the best Thank you for not leaving me when I left for a year Thank u for...
    Lex2420 Lex2420 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 3

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