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I Lost My Friend to a Drunk Driver

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I feel like I hardly know her anymore we were so close and I miss that I had someone to tell things to and now I have nobody and I'm someone that wishes to have just one person...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F Dec 11

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    It started last year when I lost a friend because he got a girlfriend. Now I've lost nearly all of my "brothers" to chicks. I'm starting to think I deserve it somehow.
    zeusandwich zeusandwich 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I lost about 5 friends , but I have 2 real friends that ive known since i was 6 there not even friends anymore to me there Sisters lol
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I used to have many close friends but during the summer I lost all my so called "brothers" but one turns out they weren't who they made themselves out to be :(
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    for no reason. People that I have relied on and trusted suddenly disappear from me. I never know why, but it's like they just drop off the face of the Earth! It hurts because I...
    SilverSerphant SilverSerphant 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I had an awesome online friend and he posted his last message on June 16th, 2010 and then he just vanished. I keep sifting through his posts and emails and I try to find him online...
    SRayne SRayne 41-45 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You are so right. There's no excuse.
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    They just fade away, Online and in person.
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 11

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    Hey, my name is Daniel Michael R, I have hypopituitarism and this is the story of my best friend, the only girl that ever loved me. Her name is Samantha J. McClain, she was born on...
    DanielMR DanielMR 18-21 1 Response Nov 26

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    This morning my brother let my pup out to do her thing but she ran to the front yard. The truck driver didn't see her and she got hit in the face while crossing the street to see...
    asiaxn asiaxn 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 30

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    I dated this guy that was a little older than me and apparently my 'best friend' liked him before we dated. She never told me that she liked him, ever, and I even asked her for her...
    mouthyrage mouthyrage 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    It really sucks. I mean, I am pretty sure it is obvious that I like him. He has a gf, but he decides to snapchat me while he is drunk and asks for me to come over. Honestly, it...
    cgbabe cgbabe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    My ex boyfriend who I was with for 6 years, we had only been broken up for 9 months, took his life on Thanksgiving morning. We didn't break up because we didn't love each other, I...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    Yes I have been and I am not very proud of it. I was so drunk I almost lost control of my bodily functions
    willylover1 willylover1 61-65, M Dec 15

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    Career. Home. And now drivers lisence. Whats next????
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    Oh good crabs. I am out with charlie my good friend and two canadian interns. Very drunk. 😑 Now i feel like, and my thoughts are way better than when i am not drunk. I like...
    Carlson18 Carlson18 22-25 1 Response Nov 28

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    So last night was terrible. I mean bad bad bad! I was drinking with my boyfriend for "margarita Monday" and everything was going alright. He was playing his World of Warcraft game...
    LaLa6699 LaLa6699 22-25, F Dec 9

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    "Whaat?? That's too deep for me." "No... Idea what you are talking about." "I don't go there." Heard it plenty. I look up at the night sky, and then I turn to my friend or a...
    starkizzed21 starkizzed21 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    Over the course of my life I have lost all of my immediate family. I am 38. not too old, not exactly a spring chick either. this is the first year that I will have not family at...
    happyhopiindian happyhopiindian 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    My best friend is a guy. He has red hair, 6'4, blue eyes and perhaps even dorkier than I am. The day we met our first conversation was about science fiction movies and shows we...
    CantankerousBabe CantankerousBabe 26-30, F Nov 30

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    My best friend in high school passed away a few years ago. She was considered the “trouble maker”, but she found out, right before we graduated that she had bipolar...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    I was at the party and he was there too.. And *POFF* I kissed him. That night I was not drunk and he was not drunk either so the question is - why did I do it ...
    Kikii97 Kikii97 16-17, F Dec 7

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    My friend slept over, when we decided to sneak out and meet up with her boyfriend who was like 16. He had cruisers, rum, vodka, and lemonade we were all sitting on the dirt tracks...
    Perdonal Perdonal 13-15 1 Response Dec 8

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    Year ago, I met possibly the best friend I ever had online on a gaming website. We spent months and months supporting each other, having laughs and knowing how good we are as...
    DearAgony13 DearAgony13 18-21, M Dec 12

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    Note that this.... is an entirely different story and not the same or a repeat of the story i wrote about my racist best friend who i lost. She came after the couple of girls i'm...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 16

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    he is the best race driver ever born...... just look at his stats... and the skills ..... i think he is one of the best ever
    adrai19966 adrai19966 18-21, M Nov 26

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    I took the road test and I passed the road test so now I am a driver :-)
    samuelsluck986 samuelsluck986 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    What if Ive done everything you're suppose to to feel for filled and its not enough. Volunteering, a job working with elementary kids, college, good grades, being a kind, silly...
    jcbinns jcbinns 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I hate stupid drivers!!! and the ones that text and drive too!!!
    bayowolf2 bayowolf2 51-55, M Dec 10

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    I inherited a few really good friends when my boyfriend and I started dating. Two of them are practically his brothers and I have had good friendships with both of them. Recently...
    Catwoman1224 Catwoman1224 18-21, F Dec 15

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    a month ago i lost my best friend after 10/5 years of being attatched to eachother. unfortunely my baby girl took her life after a number of things she was experiencing and didnt...
    lilmiss02 lilmiss02 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I have this friend, let’s call him Cody. Cody and I are good friends, we meet at work almost a year ago but didn’t start hanging out until around May. The first time we hung...
    KeepingAnonymity KeepingAnonymity 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I just feel lost and hopeless. I lost the love of my life, my career and my bestest friend. Even though i have a new life now. I can't seem to enjoy it. I can't seem to find...
    ivory0510 ivory0510 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I lost a friend today. I had been friends with her for about 2 year. I did somewhat see this coming though but that doesn't change how much it hurts. She was also easy to deal with...
    ObserverOfLife ObserverOfLife 22-25, M Dec 2

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    I always seem to drunk text my true feelings. Talk about liquid courage. What's the worst drunk text you have sent ?
    AlissiaMarie AlissiaMarie 22-25, F Dec 3

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    My best Friend is my boyfriend, i love him very very much and i know im only 15 but my feelings are true. Ive known him since the 2nd grade and ive liked him ever since i met him...
    PandaApples101 PandaApples101 13-15, F Dec 4

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