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I Lost My Best Friend to Leukemia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 13 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Other way around in my case. My best friend just confessed to me over the weekend that's she's in love with me. I have a boyfriend whom I love very much. She hates him though...
    Whitetrick15 Whitetrick15 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Ok story time. So me and my beef have known each other since I can remember being in school. And i don't even know what our relationship was until middle school it was something...
    Lightnbug Lightnbug 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    Guys i need help:) So im a girl taurus girl and im liking a guy scorpio.I will write all our story so it wilk be a long story but please red it :D So i know this guy who is a...
    Mema255 Mema255 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I thought I had one last year... I met her in the beginning of junior year and she was the best friend I ever had. We'd talk to eachother about anything and everything, and we'd...
    fairlydecentperson fairlydecentperson 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I don't think a best friend is something one can get overnight, it takes years to consider someone as your "best friend". I have a few close friends in real life but I'm not sure I...
    TarikP TarikP 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am 22 years old. Until almost a year ago, I had never had a girlfriend. Unfortunately, this relationship only lasted a month, but that was the greatest month in my life. Today...
    charlesrook charlesrook 18-21 3 days ago

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    This is my experience dealing with someone I thought was and would be a close friend, it's a true story : In my first semester in college, I had the pleasure of meeting what I...
    TarikP TarikP 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love my best friend. But I'm broke him..
    ValeryJuke ValeryJuke 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    My friend and I became best friends four to five years ago, when we were in primary school. It started when she started going to the same tutorial center as me and we just drifted...
    rosyvision rosyvision 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    She used to be my best friend but I don't consider her my best friend anymore. I think she still sees me as her's, probably because I'm a good friend to her but she's not a good...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I always hated when people would say you can't have a best friend of the opposite gender because it always ends in a bad relationship. I was lucky enough to have met my best friend...
    silence3412 silence3412 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Met this girl on a forum several years ago. We clicked instantly and I honestly never had such a close friendship with a girl in my life before. I didn't think it was possible to...
    TarikP TarikP 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    We been best friends for 2 years and a new BF distorted it all. I miss her so much. I didn't think u could love one person this much.
    azcat2869 azcat2869 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    It was my fault, I was too jealous. I used to have a nice friend, Jamie, who was very handsome and caring. Only, we started to argue because I was quite jealous of him. And now I...
    disappeared88 disappeared88 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have a best friend of the opposite gender. Funny, nice, sincere guy. We've been very close for two years now, and many people see us as inseparable. He is probably the best...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I used to have two best friends. They were, honestly, the best friends I could ask for. Then a load of rubbish happened. The first best friend, lets call her W, did something that...
    ItsEm99 ItsEm99 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    She wasn't just my friend, she was my best friend. We spent an entire summer together. Years and years I never left her side. She got into drugs three years ago and turned into a...
    silence3412 silence3412 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was watching videos of kylie Jenner and her best friend stas together and I love them so much they are such cute best friends I wish I could have a best friend like that where we...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Since I was young, I usually played outside on my own in the country. Then moved to the city. I made some friends but I was always the tag along. Then in teen years, I had...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Not that kind of 'LOVE' actually. I am just love him because he always there for me when i need motivation and support. We never declared that we are best friend, but what we had...
    DolceeVita DolceeVita 18-21, F Jun 29

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    We had been best friends for 5 years when he confessed he has feelings for me.i didn't love him back so i told him that i only think of him as a friend and we can't be more than...
    Hafizamassoud Hafizamassoud 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    My best friend wote this for me💖 I'm just cold I was told again after I ask her What's with the hoodie? I don't fully understand How much pain she's in She feels like she's...
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Well I can say that having your lover as your best friend is the ideal but in my experience if you start as best friends it's not always a good idea to change it into a lover...
    roes55 roes55 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I had this one really good friend since the very beginning of freshman year in high school (Maia), eventually we got closer and I got to meet her family, she had a sister which was...
    Himmydimmy Himmydimmy 16-17, M Jun 26

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    I had a best friend. I have close friends now, friends that I consider best friends but that aren't really. She was my best friend for seven years and then she grew distant. My...
    Jewels10022 Jewels10022 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I lost my best friend a couple of months ago because of it I threw myself into work. I was plagued with grief and guilt, I never took the time to call him just to say Hi or make...
    ahhlex ahhlex 22-25, F Jun 25

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    There was Martinique, Shaynece, Adrianna, Tanisha, My preschool besty who's name I can't remember. My kindergarten besty who's name started with a J. The last time I had a best...
    theprettysideofugly theprettysideofugly 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I had a best friend... I will never understand why me and this guy I know will always share the same pain... Hell is what we make it he says. But yes... I had one. She was kind...
    KaguyaSumeragi KaguyaSumeragi 16-17, F Jun 25

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    My lover is my best friend, but it is a mess. Where to begin, and it will be a bit lengthy. I will call him D and we met when we were 11. It has been the same bond since we first...
    dfclifton55 dfclifton55 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    please we have to stop. if we don't stop this we'll look everyone. I almost lost a friend last night. he's going to have a scar on his neck now. please this is not fun.
    Sadiemay523 Sadiemay523 18-21, F Jun 24

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    I first met him at a street crossing, we were both on bikes going to the same direction to work. At the time he worked with my little sister at McDonald's while I worked as an...
    LeeWalker06 LeeWalker06 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I don't know what happened or what I did. We were best friends for so long and he knew everything about me. No matter what he was the only person I could actually open up too but...
    lilly756 lilly756 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Well I went over to one of my best friends house and we were hanging out in her kitchen and her brother came in and we talked for a little bit and then we went down to her basement...
    Lauren8451 Lauren8451 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I lost my best friend because i did something that she didn't like ( it was something to myself and it didn't affect her in any way ). She doesn't even talk to me like before and i...
    Morfina Morfina 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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