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I Lost My Cousin to a Drunk Driver

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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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    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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    I don't have to, but it is fun when i do get drunk and have fun
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    I'm turning sixteen next month and I want to get my licence but when I was driving with my driver instructor I hit a parking block when I was trying to park there was no damage and...
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    Me and my cousin (second cousin) first started talking properly when I was 14. Although, we live in different countries, we used to Skype and message each other everyday. I visited...
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    When you're drunk and you're like jfc anyone message me
    DropdeadDreamer DropdeadDreamer 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Drunk in a club right now... Need it!!!
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Peterslown12345 Peterslown12345 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I don't need to get drunk but it can be fun.
    hal84 hal84 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    will the person that i lost was my cousin he die when i was 4 mouths old so i never even got to see him or meet him before
    AK407 AK407 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    johnyappleseed20 johnyappleseed20 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    oneiric13 oneiric13 26-30, M a week ago

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    I'm pretty drunk and high right now because of you lol screw you....maybe I have a problem
    lilellie415 lilellie415 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    I had sex with my first ex while being drunk. While we were having sex, i yelled out my current girlfriends name. That's how guilty I was.
    ShesGottaBeTheOne ShesGottaBeTheOne 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 22

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    it's funny, we drink to celebrate, mourn, and just about every thing else. today I'm celebrating a small victory, being able to full up the gasstank and buy dinner for me and my SO...
    EndlessBummerz EndlessBummerz 26-30, M Jan 22

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    Lost, and alone. And yes, I'm lonely. Normally, being alone is nothing that bothers me. But I realized today that I have zero people I can share the things running through my head...
    PixieParty PixieParty 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 20

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    I had known her longer than my friend had but he lived next to her. He started dating her but she and i were still very close. I knew every secret about her and she knew mine. I...
    trulyyours299 trulyyours299 31-35, M Jan 20

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    I seriously have no filter when I am drunk! I always talk about sex. start grabbing everyone and start telling them how great everyone looks. If I argue with you while drunk it's...
    Hoodpierced Hoodpierced 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I am pissed drunk right now
    christianOfaygh christianOfaygh 18-21, M Jan 19

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    Drunk and in a seriously dark place emotionally and unable to sleep if anyone's up and wants to chat I'm around no sexual chat please
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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 17

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    His name was Donald, everyone called him "Donnie" or "Don" my entire life. He was either in his late 50s or early 60s, I don't actually know how old he was. It was the end of...
    MadGirl1308 MadGirl1308 22-25, F Jan 17

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    I have a girl cousin who to this day will still take baths with... Nothing sexual happens.., it's just a tradition.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M Jan 17

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    this stuff is true and very personal but I need to get it off my chest. please don't think I'm some sort of sick freak. Me and my older cousin are separated by ten years. (I was...
    ThatRockerGirl ThatRockerGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    Flash back to last summer, early July 2015 to be more precise. My dad had rescheduled our vacation to travel to their home country, the Philippines, since my grandmother was in a...
    guyinthesky guyinthesky 31-35, M Jan 16

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    enough57 enough57 56-60, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I was 8 or 9. It was with my cousin, he was 10. I'm not sure we really did it that first time but we keep trying!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 13

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