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I Lost My Friend to a Drunk Driver

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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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    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
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 14

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Is it so much to get in a taxi or a cab or even call for a friend i mean don't be the dumb one to kill someones life , just because you "Thought" you could drive.
    TeddyOrTeddie TeddyOrTeddie 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I had this group of friends whom i was very close to. One day i had an argument with one of them over something very stupid. And we stopped talking. Over a couple of weeks i...
    AreebaHussain AreebaHussain 13-15, F a week ago

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    I feel like I've lost all my friends again. I wonder why I keep losing contact with all these people? If you are one of my friends and you ended up talking to me in the past couple...
    e3drummer e3drummer 22-25, M Jul 31

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    I have never felt more alone. I don't know why, but all of my friends have just seemed go have given up on me. It's wrecked my confidence and I'm having trouble feeling any kind of...
    waterechoes waterechoes 22-25, F Aug 5

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    Friends are people that you think are your friends but they're actually enemies with secret identities - Eminem
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I declined the birthday invitations, from the only two people I really talk to. I noticed that the older I get the more I need to put afford into my relationships. Both are less...
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    A close friend of mine doesn't talk to me much. He keeps me at a distance these days. Even when I call him, he is always in a rush to finish n hang up. He takes days to respond to...
    stuckinlife247 stuckinlife247 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    How could anyone have such a lack of regard for another's life?
    ideluca ideluca 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's not the character that changes, it's the masks that falls off😱
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Jul 30

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    As soon as I saw her, i felt butterflies in my stomach as I approached the girl I haven't seen in years. We talked and caught up on things. That was until I woke up and realized...
    Codeman320 Codeman320 22-25, M Aug 6

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    They come and go for a reason, but you know sometimes it hurts to be strangers again
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F Aug 16

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    Heey, guys! How are you doing? I hope you're doing fine. I found this ask.fm that seems to help people with advice. I just thought I should tell people. www.ask.fm/StepIntoMyOffice...
    Maoli Maoli 18-21, F a week ago

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    I decided that I'd rather have 4 quarters then 100 pennies.
    15ShadesOfBlue 15ShadesOfBlue 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I found my soul mate 35 years ago, When I met her she said she hated me, yet a week later we were married and spent the next 2 Years together. I lost her when a drunk driver hit...
    imgreywlf imgreywlf 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    one of my long time friends and i moved schools last year. because we both did not know many people at the school we stayed around each other. she later that year found a new group...
    SweetAussie SweetAussie 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I do believe that it is easy to find friends online. I also feel that it's totally okay if you start dating or fall in love with each other. I have found many lost friends through...
    devomkar devomkar 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I lost my best friend of 18 years, After a long and devastating battle with bone cancer. If you look at my age you will realise that pretty much as far back as I can remember. It...
    HarrietsRevenge HarrietsRevenge 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    So my best friend and I moved to a new school together (high school) she we both didn't know anyone other then each other. We found a really nice new group of friends and they are...
    SweetWolf2 SweetWolf2 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    When I allow the liquor to do the thinking, stupid/bad things sometimes happen: Like when I was camping 3 years ago. I decided to go chop some wood, after I had around 11 beers...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M Jul 28

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    My sweet boy was born sleeping. I was 34 1/2 weeks pregnant . He had a true knot in his cord and it was also wrapped around his neck . Burying my son Jai'Marri was the hardest...
    brandi1191 brandi1191 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm a good person, I help every one I can and would never hurt a fly. I was a good student and a amazing friend but life just never dealt me very nice cards. I was barely 14 when I...
    abusedandused abusedandused 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I lost my dad to cancer. He smoked a lot and was just 52. I guess I am over it mostly. Just some days I get a lil sad thinking about it. What could have been.
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am deeply in love with my husband. We have been friends since we were 12 years old. We lost contact after high school. We both married other people. My first husband passed away...
    newlife01 newlife01 51-55, F Aug 4

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    About 12 days now have passed since the accident, and I can tell you that in those 12 days I have changed more than I have changed in the last year. My older brother got hit by a...
    Felicisflame Felicisflame 18-21, F Aug 3

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    I am currently reinventing myself, and it doesn't live up to the 'natural standards' of just any woman you meet. I lost myself at the age of 6, sometime around then, in a whirling...
    Yourbaaaby Yourbaaaby 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I live on a small island everyone is related I come from the largest families on this island but I seem to have trouble making friends I'm always considered the lame, the loner, or...
    alymo1 alymo1 16-17, F Aug 4

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    I lost a really close friend who was like my brother on the Fourth of July this year. He drove his motorcycle, drunk, into the side of a house at 90mph. I know there's nothing I...
    beebs1991 beebs1991 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I'm not a mean drunk, however, my girlfriend is. Last night she got drunk, probably because she was socialising with friends, in a bar. I was at home at the time. When she came...
    NathanHaymes NathanHaymes 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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    After reading all the posts I was extremely relieved that I wasn't alone. It did however make me face the mirror of fear staring back at me to motivate me to stay on this path...
    earleone93 earleone93 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    The first night i met this guy he was drunk & all over me but me knowing he had a girl friend i pushed him away. Just a few days after them breaking up me & him hungout again for...
    pinkk44 pinkk44 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Here I am again writing another experience on this site. I guess people really understand here and I've never seen a bad comment towards anything I have posted. Thanks so much if...
    hopeandsoul hopeandsoul 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I went pit with a few coworkers last night. First time I've been out with them and I feel sooo embarrassed. I'm generally quite a talkative person especially when drunk, but at...
    Ceallsach Ceallsach 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I started seeing my boyfriend 2 months ago, and we started officially dating a little over a month ago the first day he got to Indiana to begin his training to be a truck driver...
    kaytothep93 kaytothep93 18-21, F Aug 4

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    2 years ago. It's my birthday party, me and my friends held a big party to celebrate it. The first stage we throw barbeque party at my garden, it was very fun, we ate so much until...
    NaughtyAngel91 NaughtyAngel91 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 14

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    I feel terrible. We have always had this weird tension...I've only been married for a couple years (we will call my husband A and his friend D) A and I had a good relationship at...
    voicelessallure voicelessallure 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Ok so last night I had a party at my house. Everyone was having a good time drinking/smoking. As the night came to a end a friend of mine was going to stay the night because he was...
    qustions1990 qustions1990 22-25, M Aug 17

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    I was pregnant. The other day I was standing and a blob of clotted blood came out of me. I was late with my period. Had a spot of blood but that's it. Then two weeks later this...
    Agapoula Agapoula 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Back in college I used to have plenty friends. When I got drunk, I made even more friends, I joked, laughed and was generally in a good mood. Now, in my early 30s, I live in a...
    myprivatehell myprivatehell 31-35, M 6 days ago

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