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I Lost My Friend to a Drunk Driver

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    One Normal Frigging Friday Night

    My bro and I were headed off to the mom'n'pop for some contraband movie snax prior to the opening of "The Terminator". there's a pretty busy intersection so if yer local you know DAMN well to wait for the green light. We were about halfway 'cross the intersection and...
    Gorehound Gorehound 41-45, M Apr 3, 2008

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    RIP Ryan

    About two years ago....I came home to find a newspaper article lying on the counter. I picked it up and read it. My mom had left it out for me cause she didn't want to actually tell me. Well it had the story of my friend Ryan and how he was killed by a drunk driver on his way...
    raevynvelcros raevynvelcros 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 14, 2008

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    Losing Frankie

    Frankie was my Boyfriend, but more than that, he was my best friend, longer than anything. We were better off friends, than boyfriend girlfriends. Here is the story how in a blink of an eye, and because of someone else's stupid mistakes, I lost almost everything.... We were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 21, 2010

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    My friend was the drunk driver himself.

    Of course he wasn't buckled. His car rolled, he flew through wind-shield, hit a tree, then his car collided where his presumably already deceased body was.
    taiterz taiterz 26-30, M Mar 13

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    Courtney

    Courtney died the summer after 4th grade. She was in the car with her step father going through an intersection when a drunk driver ran a red light and hit the passenger side of the car. She was sitting in the passenger seat and died instantly. Her step father bled to death in...
    arrow91 arrow91 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2011

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    My Best Friend

    I lost my best friend to a drunk driver almost a year ago and I have been missing her like crazy its just not fair she was only 18 and she was the best friend anyone could ever have. I just wish that people would think before they drink and drive. The guy that caused this to...
    soccerlove17 soccerlove17 18-21, F Nov 12, 2012

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    When My Punk Rock Prince Disappeared

    He was born from another woman who didn't want him but we made sure he never felt like he was a mistake cause he wasn't. He was OUR happiness. He bonded me and Maruice's friendship together more then ever. I still remember the days I'd sit in that run down apartment just to help...
    crossbonesandstars crossbonesandstars 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2008

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    drunk driving=not cool

    friend was killed by drunk driver while driving to help build houses for habitat for humanity. man was charged with less than 10 years for taking three lives.
    renaissancepapa83 renaissancepapa83 M 1 Response Mar 20, 2006

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    I lost my teacher to a drunk driver.

    He was telling the class one Friday about how he was picking up his harley one Friday. That same naught I was all over the news how this drunk driving a truck with furniture hit him. I saw pictures if his skull crushed. He had a kind face until that day
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    LonelyAJ LonelyAJ 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I don't have to get drunk just a good buzz or tipsy and I get so freaking horny!
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    It is 3.30 am our time, I am drunk like a skunk...:D sorry
    pitrscz pitrscz 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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