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I Lost My Cousin to a Drunk Driver

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    You Are Not Forgotten

    It was August 5, 1995, I was awoken to my best friend beating on my door with the news of my cousin being in a car accident that took his life. He was 23, had recently been disharged from the Navy due to an arm injury. He was going to college and had 2 jobs. And most importantly...
    ridemyrollercoaster ridemyrollercoaster 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    Never Forget

    "That was my normal Saturday night," is all I could think for months after Valerie was killed.My 23 year old cousin lost her life to a drunk driver about a year ago.  The worst part is that all my friends do the exact same thing she did that night.  I...
    dirtluvingal dirtluvingal F 4 Responses Mar 16, 2006

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    Only the Good Die Youg..

    I'll try and make this short and simple. Actually I think it might do me some good to get it out, and vent, at some point in your life you need to "heal & move on", and I think it's time I start to try. My cousin - down to earth, brilliant, caring, loving, funny...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    My Mother, Brother & I were at home whilst my Father had flown to the mainland for work. My boyfriend at the time was also with us, when my mum received a phone call that would...
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    We was parting it was his first party he honestly got drunk after one in a half beers but he drunk a 6 pack I was drunk on coconut rum when the other two people left we made out a...
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    My first boyfriend. We were still in junior high then except in different cities. he was my cousin brothers friend. I had gone to visit my cousins one winter. We met at church one...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My grandfather was a bit of a lad in his youth. He got worse during his lifetime. He took to gambling and there are tales of he and my grandmother being chased by debt collectors...
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    I got really drunk with my cousin in his basement. I ended up naked and covered in my own vomit.
    gregforeli gregforeli 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    If you have read my other story that I posted in this experience, you would know I lost a lot of important people throughout my life, people who I love dearly, I posted that story...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 Oct 10

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    So, I met this wonderful guy. We've been together for 6 months now and he just recently became a truck driver. It is his dream job and he loves it. I'm so proud of him and try to...
    iammorgs iammorgs 22-25, F Oct 5

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    I lost my little sister in December 2008. She was only 19 and had just given birth to her son. She was able to enjoy her baby for 12 days before she was murdered by the baby's dad...
    tobelikeme tobelikeme 26-30, F Oct 4

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    As I watch my dream car, the Audi R8, drive by I begin to automatically tell myself ill buy it one day. I snort as i think about it. Is that what i really want? I should apparently...
    TheKingWizard TheKingWizard 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 12

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    I have 3 female cousins from my mother's side and 3 female cousins from my father's side. About the male cousins ... they are not important for this site. I grew in the state my...
    Adamtheone Adamtheone 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    I don't know if posting here is a good idea but isn't this site especially meant for that? About a month ago I went to this party with my friend Maya. A big party with lot of...
    Alina1234455 Alina1234455 16-17, F 8 Responses Oct 9

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    aliceuer aliceuer 22-25, M Oct 14

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    I'm a 17 year old muslim boy. I have albinism and my eyesight isn't very good. Everyone who has a grudge against muslims, loving cousins, romantic fools, etc. should stop reading...
    anonymousmuslimteen anonymousmuslimteen 16-17, M 4 Responses Oct 9

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    10/10/14: Lost my 16yo cousin who was near and dear to me.. Overdose on prescripted drugs, passed away 15 hours later. She battled depression for what seemed like forever.. She's...
    Killingmesoftlyx3 Killingmesoftlyx3 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 10

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    I hate being near with drunk people. I find it annoying. Especially if it's my boyfriend. My bf soon to be husband like to get wasted. He's acting like some college boys. He'd...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I hate being near with drunk people. I find it annoying. Especially if it's my boyfriend. My bf soon to be husband like to get wasted. He's acting like some college boys. He'd...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I hate being near with drunk people. I find it annoying. Especially if it's my boyfriend. My bf soon to be husband like to get wasted. He's acting like some college boys. He'd...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Sep 30

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    I'm an only child but my cousins have always been there for me. I love them! I'm the youngest of all of them, and now they're having kids. I love their kids so much! They're all...
    blondevanillaspice blondevanillaspice 13-15, F Oct 5

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    I'm so lonely. It's been a year since my ex left me - I'm still not over it. His name still comes into my head everyday. Our relationship was good, until I got depressed and that...
    ems177 ems177 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    hi.. i am not sure what i am looking for or why i even came here but i guess i am just wanting to let all this out and maybe then i can start feeling better. i am 23 and my son...
    hayhan0891 hayhan0891 22-25, F Oct 16

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    William8059kvg3 William8059kvg3 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    Hah this is very long and not that interesting but I chose to post this experience because I felt like sharing it with people. By the title you're probably judging me already...
    ChristineMalik ChristineMalik 13-15, F Sep 26

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    in my family we were like 6 boy cousins and 4 girl cousins. us boys used to have so much fun together. First born was Fred who is only 3 months older than me. Then me. Me and Fred...
    Roan1990 Roan1990 22-25, M Sep 28

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    I am completely in love with my cousin I always thought that I was the only one till I found this page me and my cousin had never really talked much growing up there was a lot of...
    oilchick1488 oilchick1488 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 1

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    I really need someone to lisen to this please.. Ok well i met my 1st cousin for the secomd time about 5 years ago and i just really liked him sence the first day i seen him. We wer...
    sk109345 sk109345 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 11

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    You get those grumpy drunks, fighting drunks, sad drunks and happy drunks, thankfully I'm the happy one. I might become annoying and talk way more than I should or flirt more than...
    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    Drunkety drunk drunk drunk... Wondering what to do next...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think I'm in love with my cousin. She's really pretty and when i talk to her i enjoy it. We talk like friends and family. But there is more on my side. I like her. The...
    caabudwaaq caabudwaaq 22-25 1 Response Oct 4

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    I love him so so much it's unexplainable but I'm so scared to tell him because I don't want to scare him away because that would completely kill me shatter my heart but my fear is...
    oilchick1488 oilchick1488 18-21, F Oct 8

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    My grandma passed away on the 1st we buried her on the 3rd. Today is the 9th almost a full week she's been gone. I had a quick short dream about her it seemed so real to the touch...
    Amerson20 Amerson20 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I have five cousins on my father's side of the family that were a huge part of my life when I was a kid, two are boys and three are girls. The girls were always like sisters to me...
    vaderjack vaderjack 18-21, M Oct 9

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    i hate my cousin so much shes only 2 years younger than me . heres why -she does stuff for attention -shes always loud doing stupid stuff to get your attention -when someone is...
    evonne535 evonne535 13-15, F Oct 11

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    One time me and him were so loud he had me handcuffed and the neighbors thought something was wrong so they called te cops and we lost the keys to the cuffs so I had to awnser the...
    oilchick1488 oilchick1488 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 12

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    Other than having sex with someone I probably wouldn't have if I wasn't really drunk, I think the worst thing... stupidest thing that happened to me while I was drunk was I passed...
    HotBoxDatRocks HotBoxDatRocks 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've had alcohol in social occasions and I don't feel the need to drink more than a glass or two, I believe I've had a slight sense of a buzz but never truly 'drunk' or 'wasted...
    ZenoCoreVitalis818 ZenoCoreVitalis818 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    It was at a party. We were both drunk. I knew of him long before he even knew my name. When we were just making out it was really passionate and thrilling. One thing led to another...
    cypressjon cypressjon 16-17, F Oct 2

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    Earlier today I blocked a woman driver from cutting the line at a junction. The opposite traffic came and she tried to bunk in, I purposely drove closer to her so she would be...
    ringgo69 ringgo69 31-35, M a week ago

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    I gone to get my drivers license and I didn't pass I've studied for it too. I was planing on going for them again but I ended up having a house fire and I haven't been into doing...
    FallingAngel2003 FallingAngel2003 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I've been very drunk on many occasions. Once my friends saw I was passed out so they ******** me down to my underwear and drew all over me in marker pen. It took me days to get it...
    Badgirllucy Badgirllucy 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    Being as I'm not of legal age, I don't drink often. But when I do, I go all out. Lol I remember the very first time I got drunk. I was 15 and after many shots me and my friend...
    AvaleeMarie AvaleeMarie 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I'm so drunk right now not drunk enough
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    I've realized whenever (I will say Harry) Harry wants to spend time together I try to get drunk before. I believe I do that because I try to relax and be care free. Is this...
    ElleFarah ElleFarah 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I'm also a quite drunk but I normal dont get drunk I'm happy with a buzz I love anything that makes me see funny
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M Oct 16

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