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I Lost My Best Friend to Leukemia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 13 People

    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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    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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    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, 2014

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    He was my best friend for almost 50 years.In Jr High my bi-polar disorder started but it wasn't until middle high school that it got really bad. I had always had lots of friends...
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    Aureillenne Aureillenne 18-21, F May 11

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost two years now but we broke up for about a week just before Christmas and my best friend who is male has always been there for me...
    Hollie9 Hollie9 16-17, F 1 Response May 10

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    Five weeks and one day ago my best friend took his own life. Not a day goes by that I dont miss him or think about him. At first I felt like I was doing as well as anyone in my...
    geekyguy26 geekyguy26 22-25, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I lost my best Friend because I was to careless to know something is wrong, now that he gone I miss him so much.
    Owlslovetea Owlslovetea 18-21, M May 6

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    my best friend and I use to be lovers too. she's moved on to her old bestfriend. but I was the one there for her when her old best friend wasn't now I am left feeling alone and...
    sssusy sssusy 18-21, F 5 Responses May 11

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    Right, so a while ago I lost my best friend that I had known for eight years. She didn't die or anything, she got a boyfriend and, well, you know how it is. She text me saying that...
    TwitterHolix TwitterHolix 13-15, F 1 Response May 12

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    His birthday was on the first of this month. He left us seven years ago in March. I don't know why he took his life, but he said goodnight to me that night. What struck me as odd...
    grindhound grindhound 22-25, T May 12

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    There isn't a day I don't think about my best friend. He was more than my best friend, he was my brother. He was murdered. The day he died something in me died to. To say my heart...
    boss21519 boss21519 31-35, M 1 Response May 11

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    I graduate in 3 days and i don't get to have my best friend there. For those who don't know I lost my best friend to suicide almost 2 years ago. He didn't get to be there for his...
    SlimsB SlimsB 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13

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    She was my best friend. We met on the first day of high school and been friends ever since. Today I discovered she is not on Facebook and that was the only way for me go get a hold...
    EricRadliffe EricRadliffe 18-21, M 1 Response May 18

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    One of my best friends was getting beat up after school and he wouldn't tell me anything about. I've known for about two months and I couldn't take it anymore so I told my...
    justliloleme97 justliloleme97 16-17, F May 14

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    I recently lost who I thought was my best friend of 14 years. I just wish I had a true friend.
    sxlfcxnfidence sxlfcxnfidence 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    i have been trying to better my life over these past 3 years and i really have been trying. i have gotten rid of those who dont care for me and i have surrounded myself with good...
    eagi eagi 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ahhh, its a mess, we are actually not best friends anymore, she my worst enemy that I secretly love now
    StevieOakley14 StevieOakley14 13-15, F May 10

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    Yes yes yes I'm sure most of us has had this experience but unlike me I've had this experience many times but I would like to talk about an experience I had today, If you've read...
    FriendshipQ FriendshipQ 13-15, F Apr 28

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    I wonder if I'll ever have a best friend again. I haven't been able to give someone that title in years..
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses May 3

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    I really miss my best friend. We had this stupid fight because she is always chosing to hang out with this girl who hates me over me, I think it is because we both go to a...
    Staziaa Staziaa 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    He used to be my best friend, but my bad luck was falling in love with him. It was my first time experimenting with love and sadly it was an awful experience. If I could turn back...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 18

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    I am a 14 year old I actually feel really bored,lonely etc this is bcze I had a bestie tht bestie wz my ride or die but she accused me of stealing her boyfriend but the thing is...
    joanppk joanppk 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This is the way to go not having one person as your best friend only. I find (have just learnt) that having one best friend could ruin your friendship later on and you can loose...
    FriendshipQ FriendshipQ 13-15, F Apr 28

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    My name is Leenie, I am 20 years old, and I am looking for a guy to be my best friend. I have always wanted a platonic male best friend, for so long I can't remember. I am married...
    summerhillrose summerhillrose 18-21, F 4 Responses May 8

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    One thing that I really have wanted in life is a best friend. When I was little I had a girl that I was really close with, we were best friends I told her everything then as we got...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F May 10

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    Is my best friend flirting with me?! My guy best friends was acting really strange today in Maths as we sit next to each other. He kept singing that song "I really, really, really...
    TwitterHolix TwitterHolix 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    Everyone on this subject posting your experiences, think about this: You can't call anyone Your best friend. You have to actually know what that is. Don't go call anyone your best...
    AmaniBurton AmaniBurton 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I met her in 2013. We were only friends at first. She was getting bullied from some girls and they were very bitchy with her, but I tried to help her through it. I spent a lot of...
    24smgcry 24smgcry 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I want to have a very open and strong connection with a friend. My best friend who I've known for almost 10 years doesn't really feel like a best friend. I'm there for her whenever...
    whitersnow whitersnow 22-25, F Apr 30

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    Okay. Let's talk about my previous best friend. I met her when we're are thirteen and we hit off really well and that's how we become best friend. I really do care about her, and...
    Anneharuko Anneharuko 18-21, F May 5

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    My relationship with my "best friend" / best friend is complicated. One day I'm glad I have her in my life, the next day she shows she's not my true friend, the third day she helps...
    yarazebian yarazebian 13-15, F May 18

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    Thanks for the good times bro. I remember meeting my best friend in the summer of 2nd grade at basketball camp. our friendship rooted from competition and sports and we lived it...
    MVPeter MVPeter 16-17, M a week ago

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    I have a best friend who I am extremely grateful for and have been friends with for around four years. But, he is a guy, and we hang out allllll the time, which makes everyone...
    bradfordbadboi1 bradfordbadboi1 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ok so ever since me and my ex best friend haven't been friends anymore (about 3 months?)) I've had about 3 dreams (that I can remember) about her. We've been best friends since 7th...
    Astraeah Astraeah 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I never expected this to happen like this. So about a year ago, I met this friend (I'll call her M) via my friend T, who i had known since freshman year of high school and...
    SynysterGates510 SynysterGates510 22-25, M May 7

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    I'm starting to feel a awkward connection between me and my best friend. Today she told me she would do some inappropriate things to me and then started laughing. Was it just a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9

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