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I Lost My Cousin to a Drunk Driver

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    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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    bonquisha203 bonquisha203 16-17, F Sep 12

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    Oppositioner Oppositioner 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    Drunkety drunk drunk. Wheee!
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    So two nights ago I received a phone call from one of my co workers. It was 12 am going on 1, and she was drunk and driving. Me being half sleep, I paid her no mind because she was...
    VGod888 VGod888 18-21, M Sep 14

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