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I Lost My Best Friend to Leukemia

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    She is the only one I could ever trust and has never let me down. She is my wife, my best friend, my lover, we have two awesome beautiful, healthy, smart as can be kids. I couldn't...
    JackNJ JackNJ 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    I lost her... Again. The first time she left was back in October I think because me and her boyfriend had started talking and became like brother and sister. She left and I cried...
    talia13 talia13 16-17, F Jul 7

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    I just lost my best friend,she told me I'm not the same person I was and that is true, I'm really depressed and sad lately. I have a lot of problems and she didn't know about them...
    FUFLOOTA FUFLOOTA 13-15, F Jul 10

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    So my ex best friend prank called me at 1am telling me to go burn in hell and die well **** him I might just go do that live with that guilt you c*nt I just don't get what...
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My best friend and I have been friends for 7+ years. We've been to hell and back, we've been each other support systems through thick and thin I was even there we she had her baby...
    SophieBabe20 SophieBabe20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Falling in love with your best friend probably is one of the most wonderful (kilig) or inspiring things that can happen your love life.:) I've experienced it, I realized that I...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    me and this guy were attached at the hip for the past year. like automatic connection. he literally is me in another body, he just gets me and listens to me all the time. he's my...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Okay so I friend got pregnant at 17 I'm a year younger then her and you know she went through a really bad time with people being so mean to her about this pregnancy i was there...
    hollaout hollaout 16-17, F Jul 22

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    I love someone and would give the world to have her, but..... I'm in such deep love with someone, and I cannot shut her out of my mind, not even for a second. I wake up several...
    aldream221 aldream221 31-35, M Jul 23

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    Despite my friendly and nice guy image I show to people, I have always kept myself private that is why I'm actually misunderstood as an outgoing person. I'm actually shy and I don...
    luigigreene luigigreene 18-21, M Jul 23

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    I lost my friend a couple days ago to a virus he was only 12 years old and he didn't even get to finish his life he was the most important thing to me I never got to tell how I...
    kdub13 kdub13 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    We'll I just lost my best Friend we have been friends for like 3 years and it's over now I don't know what to do know we did everything together we went ever were with each other...
    graciecole16 graciecole16 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I've changed to a new school this school year. I have a pretty good group of friends now and they're just so nice to me. We always sit together during morning tea and lunch but I...
    katrinaxxoxo katrinaxxoxo 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    My best friend of 10 years (who is also my aunt) moved to Kentucky about 2 weeks ago and I have hardly heard from her since. But I missed her before she left. It's hard because I...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    This is one of those days where I feel I can't go on anymore. It's been over a year since my best friend has died. We met on the bus in Las Vegas in 2000. He invited me to his...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 7 Responses Jul 11

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    I met this boy at my job about a year and a half ago. We became best friends in just six months, and we've been inseparable since. I knew not long after we met that I was falling...
    terribletaytor terribletaytor 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I meet a girl named Nicole in fifth grade, we had the same classes . I got to know her and I found out that she was a foster child along with her siblings. She was always dreaming...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F Jul 19

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    Well. I have(well had) a friend named Kaitlyn. We have been friends since diapers. She started texting me less and we never hung out anymore. I find out she has a new best friend...
    Effys Effys 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Who ever has a best friend be thankful that you have one cause I lost my only best friend
    Vammy1d Vammy1d 13-15, F Jul 9

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    I was! She really was my everything at the time. She was my first girl and it was different. The way she was the way we knew each other. Just everything. She was not only that but...
    jennyivettem jennyivettem 18-21, F Jul 10

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    It's been hard for me to make a best friend.. Then I did. She ended up sleeping with every man I ever said I liked. Even just friends. She never gave reason she just did it...
    RebeccaReynolds RebeccaReynolds 18-21, F Jul 16

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    This will be somewhat long but I really need to express all of the sadness and anger that's consuming me inside out. My ex best friend, who I'll call Emily on this post, had been...
    Camille02 Camille02 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It seems as if my best friend from the fifth grade doesn't want to remember me for some reason. She's a military kid like many of my other friends are. I tend to make friends with...
    drpastasauce drpastasauce 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Well she was my best friend on Ep...she's fun to be with...she can be arrogant and moody at times..but she's one of the nicest persons i met on EP....but she's been avoiding me...
    jusanotherguy jusanotherguy 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I've known my ex for 15 years, her older brother for just as long. He was my best friend, we grew up together, and we were brothers. 8 Years ago, he was killed in Iraq, and over...
    bigbluecolonel bigbluecolonel 26-30, M Jul 16

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    I am sitting in my room alone.. Thinking about all the **** I've been through recently.. And feeling pretty lost and hopeless. I just imagined I had a couple of best friends here...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I remember him with a smile on his face some how he managed to always keep a smile it feels like it just happen yesterday the day they took his life away but he was taken away 4...
    lovebritney lovebritney 22-25, F Jul 3

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    I met her on twitter we got so close to each other we were more than best friends more like twins, she's amazing I truly love her and trusted her more than anything. She know how...
    Flowerydedo Flowerydedo 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I dont talk to my best friend anymore but i still care and miss her
    khulan03 khulan03 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    If she doesn't stop self-harming and locking herself up in her room for days without eating or drinking I'm going to lose my best friend. Kira ur the only one besides Zira who...
    FlamingFira FlamingFira 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I had a best friend. We started talkin to two other best friends and became a group of 4. But my best friend started hating one of my other friends and would always leave and get...
    HarlieMarie HarlieMarie 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    So me and my best friend made a trip to NYC for fun for a week and we just got back today. While we were there I managed to meet a really cool girl. We hung out multiple times...
    Sevenup1 Sevenup1 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    We've been best friends for over four years now. He's gay so we could honestly talk about everything and anything. We could walk through the mall talking about how cute that guy...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F Jul 16

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    It just happened today, July 22, 2014, in Tylertown, Mississippi. He was my best friend (I had not seen him for 3 years), I came home from band camp and found out he had hung...
    MonkeyLord88 MonkeyLord88 16-17, M 6 Responses Jul 22

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    I edited this a little bit, I didn't know if I wanted you guys to know everything that had happened afterwards but I'm not as nervous as I was before. So I'm bi and yes I fell in...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Once there were four of us But now only three. You decided it was better to be With him. So we watched in resignation as you threw yourself Into the abyss of his blue eyes and dark...
    justfelkins justfelkins 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I met her on twitter we got so close to each other we were more than best friends more like twins, she's amazing I truly love her and trusted her more than anything. She know how...
    Flowerydedo Flowerydedo 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So I have mixed feelings for my best guy friend. and he likes my best girlfriend. the thing is she knows that i have mixed feelings for him , but he likes her and she likes him...
    GiaZol GiaZol 16-17, F Jul 8

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    The void I felt as I fell apart was, at least to what I could imagine in my mind, probably equal to what you felt when I'd left you in the hospital. I began to feel very sad. I...
    justderek justderek 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I had a best friend two years ago but we had an argument and she moved away... Yeah I do have 'best friendS' but I feel like I need someone who will be my best best friend? We...
    inlovee2 inlovee2 13-15, F Jul 12

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