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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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    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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    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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    We used to work on the same job. She came over drunk looking for me to make her move.
    rbowm031 rbowm031 31-35 15 hrs ago

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    I need a little help here guys. I have been trying to rationalise things for quite a while now, and while I think I'm onto something.. but would love some feedback.. "I felt in...
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    Last week was thought for my family we lost a family members in Mexico due to the violence and terror that is going on with the cartels and the territories my cousin was on his way...
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    KenzR KenzR 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I don't have to get drunk just a good buzz or tipsy and I get so freaking horny!
    expressingmyself expressingmyself 36-40, F 6 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    It is 3.30 am our time, I am drunk like a skunk...:D sorry
    pitrscz pitrscz 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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