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I Lost My Father

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    Six Years - It was a comment someone made  here that triggered this memory. Not that I dont think about it but I remembered the exact moment. My sister had passed In...
    Deanze Deanze 41-45, M 7 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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    A Man Finally At Peace - My name is Kalin, and I am 18 years old. It is now officially 2 hours after a police officer arrived at my house and told me that my father was dead. My...
    rudoulph rudoulph 18-21, M 5 Responses May 30, 2012

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    I lost my dad to suicide on April 11, 2012. It is so hard without him since I looked up to him he was always the life of the party and he was so hilarious. I was always a daddy's...
    ViolettaTbh ViolettaTbh 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Lost And Not Loving It - Im 22 and my Father has passed away recently , I have held quiet alot of emotions in, dew to the fact that at the time everyone was down hearted and a...
    Lanester Lanester 22-25 1 Response Nov 12, 2013

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    He shot himself. Blew his Brains out. It was 1 week after my 18th birth,3 weeks before his 35th birthday, AND 3 days after my 16 yr brother&15 yr old sister were killed in a car...
    BlipsieSwag BlipsieSwag 22-25, M Dec 13, 2013

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    I Don’t Remember My Father, But I Know Him - In the mid-1970’s, my mother had just gotten her associate’s degree in American Sign Language and started her first job as an...
    samctv10 samctv10 36-40, M 12 Responses Feb 6, 2012

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    My Dad Recently Passed On....... - Nov. 3rd 2008 will be a date I don't think I will ever forget.  My Dad died on this date, I haven't had much time to grieve yet everything...
    Nevey Nevey 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    Today I lost my father but not by death but by his inability to get over himself. Some may say it's sad and I have shed my tears but now I stand tall because I know it is not I...
    Miss25234 Miss25234 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    Today is one year since I lost my dad to cancer. It still doesn't feel real. I moved to a different city and I just feel like he's back in the old one waiting for me to go visit...
    Paulmt Paulmt 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    My Daddy Has Gone - I lost my 8 days ago. He was 53. My mum and dad had flew from the uk to New York for 3 night city break and to do some Christmas shopping. They had arrived...
    kayleywoo kayleywoo 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2013

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    I Miss My Dad - My dad died on May 27, 2009. My brothers 18th birthday. I never thought we could cry so much over someone who we thought was invincable. It almost unreal to this...
    rawrasorusrex rawrasorusrex 16-17 1 Response Sep 20, 2009

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    My Father, My Best Friend - He came into my life when I was three. We may not have had the same blood, but no one would have known it. He loved me just the same. He was always...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 3, 2011

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    I've been a single parent child since I was 2 months old. Dad has my custody but he lives alone... And I guess a part of him blamed himself for not being a good father but I missed...
    akmsara akmsara 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Tribute To My Father. -   This is a tribute to my father which is long overdue.        Thank you for your unconditional love and patience, it has carried me through a...
    moondancelady moondancelady 46-50, F 7 Responses Dec 4, 2011

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    It Was So Quick and Painful - My father had a cold and a cough that would not get better.  I had just had a friend die very suddenly, and she had a cough that would not go...
    Michiganmom Michiganmom 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2008

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    My dad committed suiside when I was 9. I remember him reeling me he was going to go pick up my sister, telling me he loved me and me not saying it back. He left that dad and didn't...
    Danielleconway26 Danielleconway26 13-15, F Dec 14, 2013

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    Two Years Ago Today - I lost my Dad two years ago today. Even though I'm a middle-aged man with kids of my own, and it's been two years, I still miss him every day. So I'm...
    iRant iRant 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    In just a few days it will be two years since I lost my dad to a rare form of bone cancer. One spring he was here visiting me after I'd given birth to my daughter; laughing and...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Imagine if somebody comes back to home from university after giving an exam and saw the death body of his father, yes I faced it, my dad was having bone cancer and his treatment...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I Lost My Best Friend... My Dad - It was January and I was 6 and a half months pregnant sitting at home with my swolen feet up when I got the call... "Your dad's not breathing and...
    babymama0808 babymama0808 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 29, 2010

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    The Day My Life Was Flipped Upside Down. - It was almost 8 months ago. March 5th 2013 was a warm day, and Spring was rapidly approaching. I was only fourteen and had no clue what...
    Yumiyum Yumiyum 13-15, F Nov 3, 2013

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    I Was Five - And I still miss him. No one knows how he died.  Forever a mystery that has affected my whole life.  It was early one morning when I heard him snoring...
    passionateactorxox passionateactorxox 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 3, 2009

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    Letters To My Dad - I lost my dad last week to cancer. My dad has been battling cancer and chrones disease for most of his life. He learned to deal with the chrones disease and...
    diana1z55 diana1z55 31-35 10 Responses Sep 28, 2012

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    Ode To The Only One Who Cared... - I awoke to a world made of black; silent and lifeless. I stare ahead with glazed eyes to an empty room, my bookshelf holding nothing but past...
    praythypacifist praythypacifist 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 26, 2012

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    the King Is Dead, Long Live the King - As a boy, I remember being deeply concerned with the mortality of my father.  After work, he would fall asleep on the couch, and before...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 32 Responses Feb 14, 2006

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    I was only 18 when I lost my dad. I sometimes feel regret because I've never really spent the time I wanted to with him an only with him. I was about 10 when my parents got a...
    trulyblessed90 trulyblessed90 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    It's Been Just Over 4 Months - This is a bit of a long story. I apologize in advance. But it's about time I spoke to someone about this, I've been holding it in, and I need to let...
    EmilyFitch EmilyFitch 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    My father passed away the middle of last year. A few years ago I "made amends"or so called, with him. We emailed between calls. I was able to communicate easier with him thru email...
    ozarkG ozarkG 36-40 1 Response Mar 22

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    The Man Who Was There, But Not... - ...never smiled. Never laughed or showed emotion. He was made out of stone and stood with horrible posture. This man was my father. He was not...
    HopeInConstruction HopeInConstruction 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28, 2010

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    I Lost My Father Today - Jan 8th 2012 - I had the most wonderful father in the world. I never felt angry with him ever. He always brought me comfort and hope. He was diagnosed with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 18 Responses Jan 8, 2012

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    You never cared about anyone else! How could you do it?! To Mommy? 18 years&she NEVER left you! You knew how bad she needed you! It was only 3 days since the police had come...
    BlipsieSwag BlipsieSwag 22-25, M Dec 9, 2013

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    I'm Sorry Dad - My father and I were never very close. Now that I’m 39 and he’s gone I finally understand why. I never realized it but our personalities were too similar. I...
    vicarious1 vicarious1 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    I lost my father 3 years ago do to a inlarged heart. It was extremely hard for me to watch my family lose themselves. My mother than went into depression and left me to take care...
    matti1342 matti1342 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I Miss My Dad My Hero - I lost my father 3 months ago 11 august 2010 1055pm......he had carcinoid tumor for  5 years he did everything that was possible to stay with us but...
    cristina88 cristina88 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    Not Dead But Still.... - No he didn't die but I still lost him. He used to not drink as much as much as he does now. He used to be a fun dad, he used to care and protect me from...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2012

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    My Hero - Almost three years ago I lost my hero. My father was my best friend and I could trust him and he could trust me. He passed away of cancer. This was a hard time for my...
    littletealroses littletealroses 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    Dad Was 51 When He Died From A Heartattack - He died in 2007. Holiday season seems to be making me cry more because I miss him so much. I think I cried 5 times this week. : (
    TootieFruityJudy TootieFruityJudy 31-35, F 8 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    My dad died two months ago. Its horrible. I dont go a day without thinking about. I miss him so much ots crazy. I thought that taking care of him was hard but its nothing...
    paris1213 paris1213 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    he passed about 2 months ago and i have no one to talk to about it
    cainaanbrewer cainaanbrewer 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    🌟🌟Happy Birthday, Dad!🌟🌟 I 💖 you! xoxo, a. 💚
    MissAnthony MissAnthony 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    In ST Patricks day of 2004, my mom found my dad dead in the bedroom. My mom and sister were crying and I was 6 at the time, so I didn't know what was going on. Sheriff deputies...
    Will2495 Will2495 16-17, M Jan 5

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    Instant Gratification - It's true what everyone says. When you lose someone who was so close to you, and so involved in your life, the pain never really goes away. I lost my father...
    snickersbar snickersbar 19-21, F 8 Responses Jun 11, 2007

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    My Hero - Today marks five years without my dad. He was such a great man. He gave everyone a fair chance. He loved his friends and would help anyone who asked. Hero. That's the...
    ALL4SMILES ALL4SMILES 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    He had Parkinson's and dementia and had been gone, mentally for a long time. He was someone else for a number of years but was always relatively cheerful, considering. Last week...
    Unseen61 Unseen61 46-50, F Feb 19

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    I lost my father , liver cancer took him from me .. I saw him dying everyday , while i am doing nothing ,, every hour , every minute .. live cancer took him at age 54 .. I am a...
    santoss santoss 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    Father - My dad was everything to me he passed away in 2007 from stomach cancer. His favorite thing to do was spend time with me and my mom. He was my everything my hero MY DAD. He...
    Clownsarehot1194 Clownsarehot1194 18-21, M Nov 17, 2013

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    I Lost My Brother a Year After My Father Died - My father was an alcoholic. He slowly killed himself through drinking himself to death, he was 54 when he died. While I was growing...
    WittyOne WittyOne 46-50, F 3 Responses May 27, 2007

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    I was 4 years old when I lost my dad. I don't remeber him. He died at car ''accident'' this is what everyone tells me, but i don't trust them it was just an accident. I can't do...
    LostInsideMyWorld LostInsideMyWorld 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    When I was 5... He was 36 and a heart attack took him from me.
    BBWDizziDoll BBWDizziDoll 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    I haven't lost him yet but it's only a matter of time really.... His health has never been good. He has multiple diagnoses that he doesn't care for properly. The big one right now...
    hipsterkitty hipsterkitty 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 26

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