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I Lost My Cousin to a Drunk Driver

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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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    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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    My brother died 44 years ago today hit by a drunk driver . I called my sister and asked her what happened to the drunk driver - she said you wouldn't remember ( I was 3 years old...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 1 Response May 5

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    It was 12 years ago, that a drunk driver killed my best friend, Sherri. The murder was a repeat offender and should've been locked up already in my opinion but the legal system...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    bc a drunk driver killed my bff and her family.
    Batman241617 Batman241617 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was driving on the highway when the guy ahead of me swerves into the middle of the road taking up both lanes. I get around him then speed off because he seems like a train wreck...
    britman33 britman33 46-50, M 2 Responses May 12

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    Some stupid drunk guy was tearing u my street. He took out a bunch of mailboxes and crashed into a tree across the street
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 4 Responses May 18

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    I used to do this on a regular basis, I thought nothing of it! 2am speeding down the motorway thinking I was fine! It was only when one of my best friends died from driving drunk...
    laurenMcC laurenMcC 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My brother died by a drunk driver when I was 3 . I remember going to the funeral and watching my Mom and Dad cry . I have often wondered what he would have become . I hope he knows...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 9 Responses May 5

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    Killed by a drunk driver. I was 19 she was 24, my little girl was 8.
    bakfin bakfin 46-50, M 1 Response May 13

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    My heart is truly broken. I lost my father to cancer 4 years ago. One year later I lost my Aunt (my fathers sister) to cancer. Now, just about a week ago I lost a cousin (my...
    msnettajay msnettajay 22-25, F 1 Response 18 mins ago

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    So I went to my cousin's birthday party. Me and my family decided to come. When we arrived to my cousin's place, My parents went and talked to other older people. I looked around...
    doge5263 doge5263 18-21, M May 15

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    Its been almost a year since i lost my 1 year old baby cousin.. He was the brightest, smartest, handsome little boy you have ever met.. everyytime youd walk in a room an he see you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 11

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    and so last night I was the Designated driver....I thought "ok" this is going to be a low-key night...it was anything BUT a low-key night my friend got super intoxicated, as I sat...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses May 17

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    So I wrote my cousin a letter confessing that I "liked" her (didn't want to scare her or push her away using a stronger word-love) and I hid it in the location that we would meet...
    TobyMccoy1996 TobyMccoy1996 18-21, M 2 Responses May 21

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    As some of you don't know, I have an older cousin and she was crazy and violent. I know why she hated me so much that I think she wanted me dead. Because the family doesn't...
    Llamadeus Llamadeus 22-25, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a girl in my 20s. 2 years ago I lost something in me which resulted in making me unhappy, lonely and negative person. I used to be more active, motivated, positive and happier...
    Gady222 Gady222 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I never knew my father until i was about 15 years old. When we first met i had no doubt that he was my father. We never really had a relationship we hardly talk but I knew that he...
    amanda1267 amanda1267 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I challenged them to a video game, but I lost last second (btw, this was the first time i met my cousin and I was Julia) they then made me say if I was a boy or girl (my sister...
    RonOwens36 RonOwens36 13-15, M 1 Response May 17

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    This became a longer story then I wanted to be, but its my story and I carry it with pride. I have always been a weirdo and I love myself for it. I am now in a point in my life...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response May 20

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    So today is the first day my little cousin is driving a car all by herself and she's following me and God knows I love her but she drives like old people ****.... I'm doing five...
    sancjo88 sancjo88 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Lord Jesus, my cousin in Florida and my cousin in Canada (who is being misled by Indian Genocides) are the only cousins I have left after Indian Genocide struck my family. I do...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response May 7

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    So today my boss scheduled a call with me. Now I knew something was up as this guy only ever calls me whenever he freaking remembers he has not called me. He called me up and...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M May 16

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    Went to the beach today with my cousin, and a few friends. We started drinking and playing truth or dare. I dared him to stick it in me. I lost, because he did it, but it was...
    RomanNZolanski16 RomanNZolanski16 26-30, M 1 Response May 18

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    so my cousin ash was vistinging for a few days and he was bi like me...so we watch tv and i noticed he has such girly feet and he paints them, so he had french tips and was bear...
    thedman000 thedman000 18-21, M May 21

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    February 17 2000- Early on this morning,two police officers showed up at the club I was dancing at(don't judge me!) and ask "Are you the mother of J------ Martin-Zecharias?". That...
    CocoaBelle CocoaBelle 41-45, F May 24

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    My cousin is one year and 6 months old, he’s such a dumb *** here is why... 1. He wobbles when he walks. 2. He likes to wear his pajamas backwards, trapdoor front. 3. He...
    RTrannp RTrannp 18-21, M May 10

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    I own a ranch, which requires work, which means big machines needed for the job. So one day I was transporting two CAT backhoes on a trailer pulled by my Ford F-550. I was driving...
    thehappyrancher thehappyrancher 41-45, M May 21

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    I own a ranch, which requires work, which means big machines needed for the job. So one day I was transporting two CAT backhoes on a trailer pulled by my Ford F-550. I was driving...
    thehappyrancher thehappyrancher 41-45, M 1 Response May 21

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    I'm pretty sure no one will read this but what the hell right? So I lost my virginity at around 16, really curvaceous hot girl too, surprisingly she saw me with my cousin and she...
    BotchFawn BotchFawn 18-21, M May 14

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    Last year, lost a friend and a cousin to suicide. Both suffered from severe, ( obviously), depression. Both had supportive and loving families, it's hard to fathom how dark their...
    HarryOsbourne HarryOsbourne 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have my Drivers Permit. I have my boating license. I have my motorcycle license. I just need help with getting the drivers license aka getting a car.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F May 18

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    I first met my 2nd cousin when I was age 5 I think . Since age 3 my family moved us around a lot , I mean a lot . We were constantly going from hotels to buses to trains to planes...
    SoleExecutioner SoleExecutioner 18-21, F May 22

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    Have you ever gone out clubbing, went into a bar or pub, been to a concert or just an outdoor park where a local band is playing and just listened, felt the music enter your soul...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 1 Response May 24

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    I saw my cousin naked one time when I was younger. It was a beautiful day and my cousins came over to my grandparents house while I was visiting to spend the day with me . After...
    crazyram45 crazyram45 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've got four 1/2 British cousins who I thank Jesus for every day. I know caste cannot destroy them because of the White or Caucasian in them. What Indians from India have done...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F May 7

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    I'm fortunate that my 4 maternal cousins came out not looking too Indian because caste is destroying my family. They're 1/2 White and half Guyanese Indian, like me. I came out...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F May 7

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    I am new to this site so please let me know if im doing anything wrong:) - thanks. Well, my love with my cousin started when I saw her a while back. I was 15 and she was 11 (very...
    frolickingjhon frolickingjhon 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    In loving memory of grandma Joyce and my cousin like a little brother Stevie gee. I love you both more then you'll ever know. Today's so hard. Knowing one of you was on the...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response May 13

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    I can't stand when people get drunk around me. . . they get touchy-feeling. I do not like being touched by strangers. They also ask me 20 million questions that they would never...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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