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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    bexx5 bexx5 22-25 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Well basically I lost my best friend over a racist comment Honestly I'm not even sad I believe that best friends shouldn't care about what u say or do But only if ur there for...
    Aroura666 Aroura666 16-17, F Feb 14

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    Greywolf205 Greywolf205 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I've had a couple of, I thought, very close best friends that I met online, here on EP. Both are men and they meant the world to me for about a year. With the loss of my best...
    chrissy1961 chrissy1961 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    A - ex best friend B - current best friend C - girl who hates my guts but acts nice to my face D - 2 friends that don't like A Okay, so, A and I were best friends from the middle...
    321send 321send 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Today I found out that someone that I had once been close to had passed away. And while I may have lost this friend a long time ago because of a falling out, it just makes it hurt...
    jhnn0356 jhnn0356 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I lost my best friend to suicide about 5 months ago. We've known each other for a little over 13 years and we hung out all the time. One night she stayed over and we.. Had a night...
    Sarabell00 Sarabell00 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I lost my best friend a couple months ago. Me and him were really close. We always talked every night. We would talk about his life we would talk about his girlfriend and the guy I...
    katychatty katychatty 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I had lost 2 best friends, no they didn't die. One I walked away from and the other lied to me over and over and over again. Even tho I told her just to tell me the truth. I wish...
    themagijudal themagijudal 22-25, F Feb 12

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    So I have a bad habit of dating and kissing my friends. I've kissed two of my friends that are girls and lost one of my best friends because I had feelings for him, but he didn't...
    nanana1996 nanana1996 18-21, F Feb 10

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    Lost a friend to days ago to a heroin overdose. Breaks my heart, way too young to leave this world. I'm in shock I can't believe that she's really gone. Such a beautiful...
    HarborLove HarborLove 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    In april 26th 1988 my best friend going all the way back to 2nd grade killed himself over the biggest shithead I've ever met she left him because of the heroin he did that nasty...
    primeoflife primeoflife 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    On January 1, 2012 something felt wrong, my world felt different and I didn't understand why. I used to have a best friend back then, we talked here on EP since I didn't have a...
    TheSurvivalOfTheFittest TheSurvivalOfTheFittest 16-17, F Feb 9

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    Best friend... She wrote to me... 'Silence, always my fortress, sometimes my prison. New Year's Eve, the beginning of the end. Another year of feeling sad, of pain. I can't do it...
    Harper101 Harper101 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 20

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    Heyy, I'm posting one of the most horrible and traumatic experiences in my life here because I have literally no one I could tell this story to, so I was hoping some of you guys...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Is anyone up? I really want to end it all but my best friend did and I feel like I can't. U that
    leex1234 leex1234 22-25, F Feb 20

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    I have a lover who was also my best friend. Introducing love into our friendship really changed the dynamics. My boyfriend claims that I'm still one of his best friends (overlook...
    InsaneFlowerGirl InsaneFlowerGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's not only difficult. It's impossible. I recently came to this conclusion. However I'm talking about men/ women besties combinations. Once I accepted a guy as close as my own...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    though I had no idea that this would happen but still, me and my best friend started talking in August 2014, she used to and still studies with me in my class in my coaching centre...
    SyedMohammadAsjad SyedMohammadAsjad 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I dont know why i lost her whether it was he hating me or simply because she went off EP but even so knowing i cant speak to her anymore still hurts this isnt the first time ive...
    Pedroman75 Pedroman75 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Its taken me a long time but Ive finally made steps towards leaving my unhappy relationship and then confessing my feelings to my best friend. Since I stole him to come live with...
    TheCasualChick TheCasualChick 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    2 friendship ending experience. There is going to be two parts of this. 1st ill start off with a ex friend I knew since high school who wanted money all the time. 2nd experience I...
    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M Feb 8

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    My best friend and have been friends forever. It's been going on lately these days and feel depressed. I love her as a sister but I don't think she loves me like that anymore...
    cherrypop321 cherrypop321 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Last month I realized I had strong feelings for my best friend, and some weeks ago her and I had a talk about it. We understood that despite that we are good friends, we are too...
    Alphie123 Alphie123 22-25, M Feb 15

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    Last month I realized I had strong feelings for my best friend, and some weeks ago her and I had a talk about it. We understood that despite that we are good friends, we are too...
    Alphie123 Alphie123 22-25, M Feb 15

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    I think a best friend is someone you can tell absolutely everything and not fear being judged. Not because they won't judge you but because you know they'll always be fair and tell...
    RitaMi RitaMi 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I used to have best friends during my school days. Not anymore. When I was in my 20s I went three 3 besties, only to find out they weren't my best mate cuz they said so. Only one...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is a story about 2 best friends that became One. Love is agape, unconditional. Imagine 2 straight guys falling in love. That's what happened to us. At our first meeting we...
    EmotionalPhilosopher EmotionalPhilosopher 26-30, M Feb 13

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    I have had my best friend since 6th grade, now we are on our las year of high school, we had fought before but always talk to each other again in less than a day. Now there are...
    paoviga paoviga 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I've always wanted a lover who is a best friend. That's where all the magic begins. I would like to meet a guy who has the same interests as me, and has a kind heart. Someone who...
    peachtree24 peachtree24 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 21

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    I'm currently in love with my best friend. He's been super close to me since sixth grade, and we've just clicked. Recently, over the past summer, we got really intimate, and we...
    TalkingKat TalkingKat 18-21, F a week ago

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    I really neet a best friend . I have a great life . Nice familly . Best boy friend ever but something is missing . I still need some1 to trust to talk with ....i need a friend...
    sanizelle sanizelle 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My best friend has this situation. She's best friends with me and the girl who used to be my friend. We were in a small group of friends. I forgot what happened.. too much drama...
    jiayong jiayong 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Dear girl who broke my best friend's heart, It's funny, how I disliked you when you were going out with him. Ah, not funny; it was pathetic. Don't tell me it wasn't. When I found...
    DisguisedAsMe DisguisedAsMe 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm so Confused! PART 1 So I changed schools. I finished my tenth grade and left to another school and stayed there my junior and senior year. In my junior year I met a boy named...
    M1k3L3vitZ M1k3L3vitZ 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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