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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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    I was actually in a car crash cuz of one :,(
    shaun7654 shaun7654 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    can't wait to go out tonight and get drunk with my friends. drink and dance and get men haha. I often get drunk and can't remember much. I'm easy anyway but even easier when I'm...
    CheatingTracy CheatingTracy 22-25, F 14 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My gentle giant and I have officially been together since Christmas. He was a local driver at the time, so we spent a lot of time together. He decided to go back otr a couple of...
    rogerthat1218 rogerthat1218 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Hi I just wanted to share this story to you all. So two years ago my dad was diagnosed with cancer. This scared me because I was 12 and I had already gone through my grandma dying...
    romanmichell romanmichell 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 Feb 10

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 Feb 10

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 Feb 10

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 1 Response Feb 10

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    theres this specific cousin of mine (from my dads side) tht i hv been so deeply in love with since i was like in 4th grade. im in 8th grade now. we used to be so close he was a...
    thebrokenanon thebrokenanon 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am also a truck driver's daughter... My dad has been driving truck for 40+ years. He's 68 years old and still driving. I think the statement is true. It's in their blood! My dad...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm a couple months away from turning 30 and it's something I've been dreading for some time. I was always told that gay life ends at 30 and if you're still single it's pretty much...
    Xorneto Xorneto 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Death is all around and the walls start closing in. Is it because of the things I've done, all of my past sins? Is it because I quit praying to the Lord who never answered? Or if...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Since I was fairly young I've had strong feelings for my cousin. However, I was always afraid of the possibility that telling her could blow up in my face - fears that she might be...
    BronzeStars BronzeStars 31-35, M Feb 10

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    I was in europe, working on a ship. We went ashore and I got wasted. We came back and someone took my shoes. I was so drunk that I thought I'd lost them. I ended up crying because...
    CuriousCD66 CuriousCD66 46-50, T Feb 11

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    I lost my brother on December 14, 2014. We found out before the police did. He had relapsed on Friday night and my dad kicked him out of the house. He wasn't answering family phone...
    rainbeau1 rainbeau1 22-25 Jan 27

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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
    Italy21 Italy21 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
    Italy21 Italy21 26-30, F Feb 7

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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
    Italy21 Italy21 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Need help/advice! Here's my story: My mom and dad split up before I was born, so I never really saw much of my dad or his side of the family growing up. When I was about 17, my dad...
    Italy21 Italy21 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Well the month of March is coming which that month is very sad for me because I lost my Cousin that Died in a Air plane accident on March 11 2007 I miss him a lot sometimes I just...
    Theinfo Theinfo 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I'm 18 and I've failed my drivers test. The first two times the instructors yelled at me the whole time and I made basic mistakes which caused me to fail. Today, I was completely...
    baibai55 baibai55 18-21, F Jan 27

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    If you are planning on making a turn, then move completely onto the turn lane. Stop straddling two lanes as you attempt to make the turn. (I'm not addressing anyone here, don't...
    technostar technostar 26-30, M Jan 27

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    For all those female cousins who say they love their current bf but are on here telling the world they still love their cousin! But still pretend like they don't, please! Grow up...
    manlost manlost 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    No, not that kind of innocence. Summer, 1976. The US was celebrating its BiCentennial and as part of the festivities, a parade of sailing ships made its way around the country...
    Saylowman Saylowman 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    So I honestly tried to post this in "I lost my father to suicide" and that didn't come up. So this was the next best thing. My dad knocked up my mom when he was 18 in high school...
    xx1KC1xx xx1KC1xx 22-25, F Feb 11

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    There used to be a certain substance in the depth of my thoughts, but white noise has taken its place. And I think I'm okay with that. Ever glide your fingers over the markings...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    We met at work in 2011. He was charming, funny, and handsome. He had a crooked smile that could make anyone fall in love. He was the cool guy, the one people warned me about. "I...
    followthesea followthesea 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I always wanted a sibling since I was 3. My cousin and I were always together and so I thought of her as my younger sister. However it did get annoying when she would copy all of...
    demonart demonart 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    well not me, I don't drink. but my friend is, right now, and it's so wierd talking to a drunk person at 4 in the morning. I'm just lying in bed watching those drunk texts and...
    Mariyah22 Mariyah22 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Every now and again I feel like getting drunk on purpose. Not smashing, blind, blanked memory drunk, but definitely drunk enough to just not give a flying eff about very much.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 27

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    I'm in love with my first cousin he is my fathers brothers son. We were always very close as he lived in a different country we used spend summers together when all our family's...
    lovuforever lovuforever 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    He was only 36 years old and left two small children behind. He dies only two weeks after he was first diagnosed, he didn't have a chance. He was a quite and sweet person who was...
    Amillionstars Amillionstars 36-40 1 Response Jan 31

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    I'm not drunk... I'm rarely drunk (if ever)... But I love reading drunken posts!!!!
    caddriss caddriss 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    Last year at the time I was in a florida hospital (day 7) with my best friend who was also my cousin. She passed away February 19. She had cirrhosis due to heavy drinking. Were up...
    ldlbell ldlbell 41-45, F Feb 14

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    let me start with my aunt she was about 13 and I was 6. We had a sleep over at my house, we slept on the same bed. She had asked me if I knew what sex and and if I wanted to find...
    aclouse aclouse 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    I recently had a date with this guy which went well, and he looks like a cousin of mine. Also, conveniently, this is the cousin I've come to have a pretty strong attraction to and...
    WildWoman25 WildWoman25 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I've been having a strong attraction and feelings for my guy cousin (who is married, and I also talked about this in my last post). I cannot contain myself anymore and will just...
    WildWoman25 WildWoman25 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19

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      I came across this forum after searching for advice or similar stories online. Here's my story anyway; I'm about to turn 25 this April and feel completely at a loss with...
    Mardybum1 Mardybum1 22-25, M