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I Lost My Friend to a Drunk Driver

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    Virginia... August 3, 1997-march 17, 2009. Forever In My Heart <3

    Virginia. She was one of my best friends. We were together at a very early age, and  and kept in touch even after I moved to Minnesota, half way across the country. I was supposed to visit in March of 2009. But my mother made me stay home for another week... We had testing in...
    ThisGirlisCuttingEdge ThisGirlisCuttingEdge 13-15, F May 2, 2012

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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
    JustScout JustScout 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2014

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    I Lost My Soulmate To A Drunk Driver, Playing "chicken", At 7am...

    Wednesday night, Jan 20th,  I was with my dad for a few hours, then went to be with my boyfriend (and hopefully soon to be fiancé), Simon for the night.   Simon and I both live in Thompson, Manitoba, and both work for a small airline.  It is about time...
    dszabo dszabo 26-30 Feb 4, 2010

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    This past Saturday night was so much fun. I needed it, and I wish we could re-do it all again. Fireworks on the baseball field, hopping fences, beer pong in the garage, laying on...
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    stupid because i just am. useless because i can't do anything. lost because i still don't know who i really am. lonely because i...don't have the "love one" for all my entire life...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Dear Friends, Am new to EP basically am from chennai working in middle east. Looking for friends to share my feelings. Please add me to your circle lets be friends
    rajanhot rajanhot 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    I am very color blind when it comes to the color of my friends. Color means nothing to me. I am very friendly and would love to have more friends of any race.
    amberbethcoed amberbethcoed 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    One of my colleagues is going to leave soon - this is what I hate to happen mainly because there will be less people to help out and I will be busier and even more stressed out...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    More Than One.... Usually I am my father's Designated Driver. I have been the Designated driver for my friends in the past, hell, I didn't even have my permit, and wasn't even 16...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    This story is going to be written as if I was talking to her, because its one of the only ways I know how to get it out. Please bare with me, this is a hard story to write, but it...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    This is my experience dealing with someone I thought was and would be a close friend, it's a true story : In my first semester in college, I had the pleasure of meeting what I...
    TarikP TarikP 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My husband was killed in an accident on his way home from work January 5th 2014. He was 41 and the youngest in his family. He was one of the best people I have ever known...always...
    Noryiku Noryiku 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My friend and I became best friends four to five years ago, when we were in primary school. It started when she started going to the same tutorial center as me and we just drifted...
    rosyvision rosyvision 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I had friend named Briana, I wish I was still her friend I lost her when we got in a fight and we haven't talked since
    loneleyboy loneleyboy 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I had friend named Briana, I wish I was still her friend I lost her when we got in a fight and we haven't talked since
    loneleyboy loneleyboy 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    It was my fault, I was too jealous. I used to have a nice friend, Jamie, who was very handsome and caring. Only, we started to argue because I was quite jealous of him. And now I...
    disappeared88 disappeared88 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have lost so many friendships that I had and could have because I have no confidence. I can never be myself around people and I can't even talk to people many I feel so...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I lost my mother and my best friend/biggest fan best supporter - God i miss her so much:( -to Cancer-. She was diagnosed in ***1986*** (stage 4) she was told she had 6 months to...
    nsight nsight 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I got my license during high school and since then it was a glorious thing to be able to drive around every where with my friends. But I begin to feel like they are loosing respect...
    jxnn3 jxnn3 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Another one gone. Really close to just saying "no new friends"
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    It will be 10 years in September. 10 years since I lost her. She was my best friend. I can't believe its already been almost 10 years. I was only 12 when that drunk driver took...
    KylieeBear KylieeBear 22-25, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    100% yes. My ex is one of my best friends. We were together for 6 months, I was besotted with her but she left me for someone else. It crushed me at the time and I thought I'd...
    ajk93 ajk93 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Not long after the group sleepover at my friend’s house, the next installment of “Nude with friends” (friend) happened. My friend’s parents were going away over the...
    auau71 auau71 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I lost my uncle & friend. My uncle had a wonderful life he was full of joy but he was going through some stuff and I guess he couldn't take it and hung himself in the closet. My...
    liliovoxo liliovoxo 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel like, maybe it's just a curse to be friends with me.. Tbh.. No one on here believes me when I tell them what's happened to my friends 1: my best friend, ceejay...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 15 Responses a week ago

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    However, when we realize that our patience and understanding are taken for granted, we should assess values including our own's and make a decision. I love my friends and I shall...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    We had been best friends for 5 years when he confessed he has feelings for me.i didn't love him back so i told him that i only think of him as a friend and we can't be more than...
    Hafizamassoud Hafizamassoud 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I can't even count the amount I've lost. Idk even know who deserves the blame but I just wish **** worked out.
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M Jun 27

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    He was one of my few friends from high school. He was killed in a drunk driving accident. He wasn't the drunk one. He, sadly, left behind 2 kids and a wife. He was a great guy. He...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 27

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    Ny dads mom. Not nice when young. Wanted dad to cut mom loose. After brain surgery. But dad was crafty. He had mom cover bills. While he did law school. Then got...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I drank too much because it was my birthday, I lost my control, puked in the streets and faught with my family. I'm really embrassed. I don't want to go out for a while.
    LeBateauIvre LeBateauIvre 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 25

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    My lover is my best friend, but it is a mess. Where to begin, and it will be a bit lengthy. I will call him D and we met when we were 11. It has been the same bond since we first...
    dfclifton55 dfclifton55 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    So I recently created this account, because this "experienceproject" seemed interesting, and I thought I would give it a go. No offense to all you other users, but I would think...
    rorylovesrainbows rorylovesrainbows 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    I lost my virginity to the guy I used to think was my soul mate, we have a long history but I know he isn't the one. we were drunk after prom at my friends house and we were...
    xxxEndlessNightmarexxx xxxEndlessNightmarexxx 18-21, F Jun 23

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