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I Lost My Friend to a Drunk Driver

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I hate Drunk drivers... Why? because my best Friend was driving with her mom and me to the soccerfield, in the evening, when there came a car from the left through the red traffic...
    RivvieRiv RivvieRiv 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I lost my best friend to a guy. We'd been friends since we were 12 years old, and she used to be one of the most important people in my life. There were a lot of other factor...
    someonelikeyou9 someonelikeyou9 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    It seems I keep saying the wrong thing to people. Even though I just read the experience and asked about it. Guess I'm just a bad person.
    Uoaman Uoaman 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I thought they would be here when my life was getting bad and things turned sour, not turn and leave without a word.
    Harper101 Harper101 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    I was driving home from a New Years Eve party in the early hours of New Years Day. I had been to a friends house with my boyfriend and I agreed not to drink so I could drive home...
    Sarah667 Sarah667 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    I've lost someone dear to me. this happened awhile ago but I feel like I need to tell this story. I knew this girl her name was Christina and she was my very first girlfriend. we...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    19 years ago on this very day, I lost you to a drunk driver. I often wonder how different my life would be if you were here. You would be my best friend :') My promise to you will...
    LonelyAJ LonelyAJ 18-21, M Jan 16

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    My friend just recently got hit by a drunk driver. My friend is only 12. I can't live without him. If anyone out there can pray for him I'd be grateful
    rjvaughnbaby rjvaughnbaby 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I didn't think I needed to write this. I don't hide that I'm married. But recently I had a friend that got attached and thought maybe we could be more than friends. Said he couldn...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 12

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    i have lost friends idk how or why but all the sudden even my best friends have abandoned me and for what? i haven't done anything its like everyone hates me like one day this girl...
    NagaTheForgottenOne NagaTheForgottenOne 16-17 Jan 5

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    So I finished my first semester of college and now that I'm about to start my second semester I realized that I'm not even that sure about my future. I thought I knew what I wanted...
    mary42996 mary42996 16-17, F 38 mins ago

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    Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for awhile and leave footprints on our hearts. And we are never, ever the same. Friends are like melons; shall I tell...
    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    i often if not always flash and tease on nights out, i love it. but one time when i went out i was on a dance floor dancing with some guys that were trying to pull me, i took my...
    UKbikerGirl UKbikerGirl 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I met Noah and his brother in 2013. We were both in a dark place in our lives and pretty lost. His brother simon was the most beautiful person in the world and kept us both...
    MindlessMatters MindlessMatters 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 16

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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...
    gfhq2002 gfhq2002 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I miss my mum everyday! It's been 3 years going on 4 since she left. I'm still not over it. Everytime I play a memory of her in my head, I'll daze off then cry. When she passed...
    moonela moonela 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Ok I'm a girl, she's a girl. We've been friends for quite 3 years but the vibe has changed, I would say on both parts because even though we are very close its becoming to the...
    ceemayne ceemayne 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I dont normal admit stuff like this is inperson but.....I really need to make friends who actually care about one another.....more like people who i can call my brothers and...
    treelover93 treelover93 18-21, M Jan 3

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    I lost 150 lbs. The girlfriend I had at the time, who I met after losing the weight, every time we'd get into a fight she'd call me fat, or say something like, I guess that's why...
    albloomfield albloomfield 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    I don't know where I am going. I'm drunk. Drunk on love. High off of my insatiable need to be the best and to settle for nothing less. I want love. I want passion. I want change...
    Dreamerrrrrrr Dreamerrrrrrr 18-21, F Jan 17

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    when i am tipsy or drunk i tend to be silly and i do things that you wouldnt think i would. like when i got drunk and stop the bad from singing and i got my friends to play a song...
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M Jan 16

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    Her name was Birute. I knew from the moment our eyes first met that I was going to fall in love with this woman. Her smile, oh her smile was so warm. Her hair was blonde and...
    mikelovesashley mikelovesashley 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    So, I've been dating this girl for two months now. Total love at first sight. She's beautiful, has a great heart, wonderful mother(she has a 10yo and 1yo, I have a 1yo). We get...
    wisconsin52 wisconsin52 26-30, M Jan 19

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    I was so drunk that my little brother allowed his friends to hold my ankles while he penetrates me. I was only wearing white ankle socks, and they held my ankles, spread my legs...
    vanityvanity vanityvanity 36-40, T Jan 20

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    I lost my mum to cancer, stage 4 melanoma. she was diagnosed late 2012 and was put on this trial drug. she seemed fine had to eat by a certain time and medication at a certain time...
    Mitchell92 Mitchell92 22-25 5 days ago

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    Y'all ready for this? TRUE HORROR STORY COMIN YOUR WAY please respond---- I was with the man of my dreams, he took me everywhere and treated me like a queen and literally would...
    shatteredheart13 shatteredheart13 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    On New Years. My friend took me to a party with some people I don't normally hang around. I ended up getting wasted, blacked out for the entire party. I can't remember anything. I...
    Breakingbank Breakingbank 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    Before I begin positing about my experiences, I'd like the world to know where I am at and where I have been. After my father passed away in 1994 (I was 2 and my sister turned 1...
    SamRoberts3 SamRoberts3 22-25, M Jan 14

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    I was at a beach party and got drunk and my friends really slapped my *** hard woke up with a sore butt
    naughtykay7 naughtykay7 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Best friends are always there to comfort us and make us happy whenever we are sad. Then, you'll just realize that you are already in love with them.Well, that's totally normal if...
    AngelsBroughtMeHere AngelsBroughtMeHere 22-25, F Jan 2

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    I friends told me a dances on top of the table screaming while I was drunk.... Payback was a ***** when I woke up with a hell of a hangover
    HornyLivianaXOXO HornyLivianaXOXO 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I haven't written a thing in a month. I have had no words to say, just dealing with myfeelings. Yes, my feelings, are all over the place like an abandoned animal left to fendon its...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 8 Responses Jan 19

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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.
    28yroldman 28yroldman 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    About two years ago I met a most wonderful guy at school who everyone avoided. No one would talk to him, maybe because during the summer he went to a mental hospital. I was new to...
    jasperbites jasperbites 16-17, F Jan 2

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