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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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    Well tonight is gonna be good for getting drunk...just found out that one of my closest friends was killed in an accident....cutting and drinking sounds good to me....
    SexyBlonde321 SexyBlonde321 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    can't really say hate...that is such a strong word...but I do disapprove of drinking and driving...I can say that because I used to all the time
    mrmarine mrmarine 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I meet a girl named Nicole in fifth grade, we had the same classes . I got to know her and I found out that she was a foster child along with her siblings. She was always dreaming...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My husband, my soul mate, my best friend was almost killed after being struck by a drunk driver.
    mrskeys78 mrskeys78 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    So Bad to be abuse by a cousin. It all started when I was about to finish university it was my last year there. I met my boyfriend in the same year we started dating his parent...
    liraoscar liraoscar 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    On December 22, 2013 San Bernardino CA Ridge Line Drive a 2003 Nissan Altima was traveling north on Ridge Line Drive when the driver missed a slight turn on a downhill stretch of...
    unbornangel unbornangel 36-40, F Jul 15

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    It was quite a shocker. The audacity that my so-called ex had. I remember it vaguely, but he convinced me to get drunk (via text) a few days prior to when it happened. My...
    xpetiteetoilex xpetiteetoilex 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    My 18 year old cousin passed away this morning. It's been the saddest news I woke up to today. He was polite, he had finished his A levels and was planning to go to university this...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    In the summer of 1987 I was eleven years old. My mother and I were living with her parents, my maternal grandparents. My biological father had never contacted us, so my grandfather...
    AnAutumnWind AnAutumnWind 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    This is the first time in my life I will ever be sharing my story. It all started when I was 13. My parents were on meth from when I was 6 months old till I was 13. So yes at time...
    Keishahamilton Keishahamilton 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    There's days that I feel lost. No where to go or turn to. Not knowing what's the out come sometimes I feel alone in my life having hundreds of relatives that love and adore me. Yet...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 3

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    Hey there it was new year Eve my mum and dad were out of town, my bf parent were also out of the country I was chatting with my brother on my laptop and he was in his room. We were...
    themara226 themara226 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    Hey! I uhh, lost my virginity at the age of 10.. my cousin forced me. :( Somehow I managed to keep it a secret to my mom not until she read my diary. That was hell, I tell you! But...
    mrmshkh mrmshkh 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I feel the need to write and post my story. I feel alone and unable to confine in any one individual. I've been in love with my cousin for seven years now. What started as...
    Imaginarium99 Imaginarium99 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Music transports me to my own world,my bubble...I get lost in the mood as if time stopped and I can swim in my emotions.It's a shout from inside making me feel connected to the...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I've had some dark days in the 25 years of my life and this summer some new ones were added to that. I watched my mother die of cancer at 16, and within a year after her death, I...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F Jul 9

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    The girl who i have always been loving. It first started when i was in nursery.. 6 years young. By each day i arrive from school i would visit my grand parents house.. then i...
    ronxavier ronxavier 70+, M Jun 29

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    The girl who i have always been loving. It first started when i was in nursery.. 6 years young. By each day i arrive from school i would visit my grand parents house.. then i...
    ronxavier ronxavier 70+, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I live nearby my cousins houses.. we live in a small neighbourhood consists of few houses... I hate them because they are so mean to me especially these 3 people.. they are toxic...
    Loneliness78 Loneliness78 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I fell in love with my cousin since I was 8 and she was 7 at the time. We didn't know we were cousins at the time. We met when I visited Korea with my mom because she was home...
    foronelove foronelove 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Hello. I usually never post anything about my personal life, but this has become too heavy for me. Two years ago, I fell in love with my first cousin. We did not grow up together...
    Deede24 Deede24 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    From an early age I can always remember my mum drinking, I remember that horrible smell of stale alcohol and cigarettes on her. As I got older it got harder for me because I felt I...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I was 13 year old when I had a crush on him, he was 14 that time and he told me he had a crush on me too. The only problem is, we're second cousins. I didn't show my feelings for...
    deynizzle deynizzle 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Every day I have to travel in a road to get to work from the town that I live in. It becomes a challenge when you a woman driver and a good one.that is because everyone wants to...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    So to start the story, i've not always been really close to all of my cousins, since my parents don't really bring us together, but there's one cousin who's a guy, and one year...
    LilyGlass LilyGlass 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    My cousin and I love to hangout together. She lives with her sister and brother. When the family's over at my grandmas for a visit which they do often since they live a couple...
    ballboy24 ballboy24 18-21, M Jun 25

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    I lost my cousin a few years ago. I think the worst part about it was the fact that he was missing for a week before they found his body. That was really stressful. We had no idea...
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F Jun 29

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    My cousin is my perfect girl. My feelings for my cousin which I cannot pin point the year that I remember first starting to like my cousin but it's around 2-3 years now has...
    MFshadow MFshadow 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    this time I lost a lot of weight of 215 lbs which was 167 drops to staying thin. All my friends and cousins, sister's farm, where she was fat and now in my town was being fat...
    pedorretes2 pedorretes2 22-25, F Jul 7

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    So my cousin definately not with us anymore. This is so crazy! It was a terrible car accident and his face is a mess. Awaiting the coroners report which will be out tomorrow...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I know my first cousin. We grow up together, we played at mom and dad, and when we were like 7 we kissed. Since then, every time i went to his place we always kissed. At that time...
    letimari2230 letimari2230 16-17 Jul 1

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    My cousin and I have been in love for our entire life, We are both in our fifties now. we are best friends. We talk as often as we can. We do not cheat. But, now we want to...
    jacanddi jacanddi 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I've never fit in. And I'm okay with that. I remember my best friend telling me that when she turns 18, she is going to get extremely drunk on her birthday. I begged her not to but...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I lost my dad very recently to a car accident. The car was a Chevy Cruise, and it was a very fast car. They said that my dad wasn't wearing his seat belt, he was speeding and...
    T1997 T1997 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When was younger several years ago in California . My cousins came to visit me at my grandparents house. We had a great time playing together in the back yard in the sunshine . My...
    ballboy24 ballboy24 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Im a 15 year old girl my cousin is a year older than me i like him like 3 years ago its like more than a crush but less than love. I always see him every saturday in the church its...
    thunderskye thunderskye 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I have never been drunk and kind of want to. I have drank alcohol, but never enough to get drunk. I think I almost got tipsy once! But that's it. My boyfriend wants me to get drunk...
    sweetsydchris sweetsydchris 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    So I have two cousins that are a few months younger than me (which I like to remind them), they are twins and their parents have split up so they live with their witch of a mum and...
    livelife007 livelife007 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    This was in grade 8. I came back to school after a dentist appointment. It's funny how I can remember it very clearly in my head. There were these stairs that you went down to go...
    maigreamour maigreamour 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Uncle Gary. Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. It had spread to his liver and lymph nodes. He died May 18 2014. He has three children. My younger cousins. Kara 10, Adriana 8, and...
    cat13wolfjb cat13wolfjb 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I never got to know him, it was 24 June 1999, I was only a month old. He was going to be my godfather on my christening but he was sick hat he couldn't come and he died, me and my...
    daniel147 daniel147 13-15, M Jul 2

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    Today I went to the cemetery to visit my cousin's plot. As I was sitting there I read his headstone inscription, and noted his date of birth. I sat there confounded and hurt. I was...
    MSCris MSCris 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Hey guys! I'm RPB520. And today I'm going to share my break up, hope you enjoy me and my story! It started we my family moved in our new apartment, and my older brother was over...
    RPB520 RPB520 13-15 1 Response Jul 16

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    Not anymore, with autopilot system. Ha ha! Honestly, I do not need an auto-pilot system, I am a good driver.
    NovaScotia902 NovaScotia902 22-25 Jun 24

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