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I Lost My Best Friend to Leukemia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 15 People

    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 passed away July 8,

    3015. her girls are still young and under the age of 10. feel so bad for them and their families. I'm close friends with her surviving siblings. can't make her funeral tomorrow so I attended her visitation today. at least I can visit her. she and my other cousin not far from me...
    meleternal meleternal 26-30, F Jul 12

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 HATE MY BEST FRIEND!!!!....she ask for something to me and without hesitate i gave it to her....let's say giving her load for her phone....the moment she got it she's not calling...
    redre22 redre22 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I need a guy best friend asap
    WinnieThePotato WinnieThePotato 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    Guy best friends are great !!!!
    jamme30 jamme30 31-35, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I don't know....reading all the stories here...makes me feel I was never really even friends with my best friend. I mean we never actually met. Except for once. Never before or...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm sick and tired of trying to 'perfect' myself for validation. I accept me. A man shall love me for everything I am and I him. That only comes from a best friend.
    delightfulapricot delightfulapricot 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have one of the best friends I could ever ask for. Trouble is, we communicate mainly over text message. I think it can be to easy to get the wrong idea or impression and miss...
    rehabparty23 rehabparty23 31-35, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I had a best friend for 9 years. It was crazy. We started out in the first grade through freshman year. It's now almost the beginning of sophomore year. I always talked about my...
    alexazevola alexazevola 13-15 1 day ago

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    Me and my boyfriend were inseparable. We truly were best friends for 4 years. He had a lot going on in his head though. Alot of things nagging at him from his brother and his aunts...
    hungryforchange hungryforchange 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Here's a story for you. ;) I had a best friend (D). We've been friends for about 10 years. We had good and bad times, that's just normal and our friendship survived them all...
    INFJRyan INFJRyan 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    In fifth grade a new boy came into my class and one day I asked him for help on my homework. He said that he would and then we started talking to each other everyday. We always...
    kattom kattom 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want a girl best friend again. I have had a few in my life and they where always the best friendships I have ever had. I can open up and truly just be the real me with a girl...
    Casper000 Casper000 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I am a lesbian and I like my straight best friend (cliche I know). We have been friends for eight years and if I told her I liked her I know for a fact we'd still be friends, so...
    olk00 olk00 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I was lucky enough to have a lover who was my best friend, she was my wife for 12 years before she passed and I lost both my love and the only person who I would be able to talk...
    Mondoaz Mondoaz 41-45, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think I lost my best friend. we used to do everything together. And in the last week she has disappeared from my life. I only get texts from her saying she's hanging out with...
    Smurfette1 Smurfette1 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    He is awesome. Very protective of me. Looks out for me. Can't imagine my life without him. I lost my other best friend last year, and it was tough. My life would be over if I lost...
    saram1985 saram1985 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    4 years ago today.... I lost a friend who was like a brother to anyone he came in contact with. I knew him my entire life. he was just about to be 18 years old until he got...
    deniseee deniseee 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think I'm in love with my best friend. Let's just call him Bob, So I met Bob in 5th grade, I despised him greatly because he was annoying. So, I basically bullied him. However...
    kng123 kng123 18-21, F a week ago

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    I sometimes feel that my best friend is in love with me. He might not be expressing it because I am in a relationship with someone else. But sometimes he just becomes indifferent...
    radhika90 radhika90 22-25, F a week ago

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    I have a best friend that I call C. She's kind, thoughtful and very funny. She makes my day brighter when I feel low and lost and couldn't have a better friend on this whole planet...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I met a girl one day on the playground in first grade and from that day forward she became my best friend. As time grew we became closer then friends. I considered her to be family...
    Curlygirly6 Curlygirly6 16-17 Jul 20

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    My best friend and I have been friends since we were in grade school and best friends since the start of junior high. We both agree that we're soul mates but in a friend form. We...
    iwishtobeunnamed iwishtobeunnamed 16-17, F Jul 20

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    two best friends actually. one is a guy and the other is a girl, both on EP :) my guy best friend and i have known each other longer than my girl best friend and he's like a little...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    There was this girl i met on a party bus around 2 years ago. She started making out with my friend that i went with but at the end of the night of the night we exchanged phone...
    DragonKing223 DragonKing223 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Alright, so I'll start at the beginning. It was my first year of middle school--sixth grade. I had recently been stabbed in the back by one of my best friends and was devastated by...
    NavyArmadillo NavyArmadillo 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I am in love with my best friend. let's call her Emma. We met in 5th grade and instantly became best friends. we started dating in the beginning of 8th grade. We have been dating...
    kenziepasold kenziepasold 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I have known my best friend since we were about 7. We didn't become friends until we were about 10. When we were 7, we had to take this test thing to see if we knew our address. My...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 16

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    I met my best friend - we'll call him Jack - when I was seventeen and he was nineteen. We were neighbors in a terrible little apartment building, living with our roommates. We had...
    mackenziesaxon mackenziesaxon 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    So yesterday I realized the people who I thought was my best friend wasn't. She left my life and never even told me she did. I can't contact her, she blocked me and unfollowed me...
    mizzanaca mizzanaca 13-15, F Jul 15

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    An open letter...no, an open confession, to you, my best friend. You are the absolute worst person I know. You're selfish, secretive, and manipulative. You're a liar. You've made...
    agathapadua agathapadua 22-25 1 Response Jul 14

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    She became one of my bestest friend in junior high . But when we became friends in highschool and graduated we lost each other out of nowhere she changed alot she betrayed me with...
    pauu93 pauu93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Today I've lost another friend...not just any other friend but one of my best friends. No not in death...but I just feel so depressed. I guess I'm at fault but I just feel like as...
    Zeiph Zeiph 18-21, F Jul 12

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    What makes someone a good best friend cause my close friend said to me only a few days ago that I was her soul mate and the neatest friend she's had but we're not best friends I...
    SadNessQ4 SadNessQ4 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Haven't been on here in a while. Lost a friend of 5 years today. I'm handling it well but then again it's not even one full day after the happening. I don't know how the next few...
    Jasonf13 Jasonf13 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I truly am. I first met my wife in Sept 1980 when we started 6th grade together. We were instantly best friends. We were very close all through high school. We both loved each...
    JessicainNH JessicainNH 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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