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I Lost My Friend to a Drunk Driver

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    An uncle........the driver took my dead uncle &

    put him in the drivers seat ( 3-4 were killed ) and preTENDED for years that it was my uncle driving ( he was eventually found out, NOT before my grandmother died thinking it was him though.
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    It's something I personally choose for. I can't actually see any person as a real friend. I also don't really want friends in my personal life. Even tho it bothers me that I'm...
    Ichki Ichki 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    Would anyone be interested in a younger man? He's very intelligent, funny, spontaneous, and mature for his age. He's my absolute best friend in the whole wide world, the only...
    tammyjones6 tammyjones6 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    They are some of the bestest friends I have ever had. I can tell them anything and they would completely understand, and if it was something bad they would try to help any way they...
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 16-17, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend gave me a necklace and I lost it. I have searched everywhere what am I going to tell him
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    People think I ignore them because I'm always looking down, but when you get to know me, I'm friendly. I also have a large group of friends but find it hard to talk to other people...
    lenagrape8 lenagrape8 13-15, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My " Imaginary " friend was named Daisy, and i could actually see her and i loved her a lot, we used to play barbies and take walks and everything, but one day my stepmom got mad...
    piffypie piffypie 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Well, that's not entirely true. I have few friends but they live on the other side of the country and I see them maybe once a year. We do text every now and then, once in few weeks...
    JacobtheJunkie JacobtheJunkie 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    To the path of suicide And them moving for work And them mia
    OddButResilient OddButResilient 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is a letter to my ex... some sort of final release. I never sent it anywhere, obviously. Literature-wise it's quite okay, that's why this letter is ending up here... so. Dear...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My best friend at the time and I had known each other since the 6th grade. She was always the person to laugh while I was the shy one. Although I was being bullied by the class...
    ILoveBacon23 ILoveBacon23 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    First sign of drunkenness is denial. So no i am not drunk! :D
    purplehaze78 purplehaze78 36-40, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    i do hate them so much i hope the idiot that hit my mom rots in hell cause now shes in the hospitol fighting for her life and all she was doing was driving home
    Rebecca1402 Rebecca1402 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's a funny old world ain't it ?I just wanna write about my experience that I've had with EP over the last couple of years as a way of closure to a relationship with an online...
    RolexRush RolexRush 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I hate myself for being the way I am. I am greedy and lustful and karma just hit me in the face. During a drunken night in University I let my best friend's ex stay at my place...
    14052822st 14052822st 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Grief is a funny thing. It sneaks up on you, quietly, stealthily, then mugs you of your belongings in a dark alleyway. Sometimes you can feel it coming, sometimes you don't. It...
    PaigeLawley PaigeLawley 16-17, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I am a dinosaur. When I was 13 I knew the bootleggers in town and in the three counties around us. I was also working and in those days I got my 40 hrs at forty-five cents an hour...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 1 Response a week ago

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    This is my second semester of college. As it often is, I am over 1,000 miles from home. This is the longest I've ever been away from my family, whom I'm very very close to. Last...
    Squidhairs1 Squidhairs1 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Now it's not that I don't LIKE my friend anymore, but it's complicated so I'm open to any suggestions anyone can give me. I never really had many friends up until college, I was...
    Carver112 Carver112 26-30, M Feb 1

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    I'm turning sixteen next month and I want to get my licence but when I was driving with my driver instructor I hit a parking block when I was trying to park there was no damage and...
    Dwoody16 Dwoody16 13-15, M Jan 31

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    I am completely socially isolated. Its scary to think if anything went seriously wrong I literally have not one person I could call short of the police. I have zero friends, I don...
    pre125 pre125 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 31

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    I don't need to get drunk but it can be fun.
    hal84 hal84 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    i iwhs my life and lifestyal could be difrent . im a guy that wants to be a gurl . i look like a guy . bald . stubble . my self esteem and confidence suck . i slip into my mind too...
    cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle 36-40, M Jan 30

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    I used to get drunk a lot (when younger) but I never needed it to have fun, I can have fun sober, in fact I'm quite jumpy and with a tendency to be joking all the time (to the...
    oneiric13 oneiric13 26-30, M Jan 29

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    I'm pretty drunk and high right now because of you lol screw you....maybe I have a problem
    lilellie415 lilellie415 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    So last Friday I went on a camping trip with my father. ( I don't have a good relationship with my father) I was too worried that I would get in another fight with my father and...
    agent268 agent268 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I lost the love of my life Dec 23rd last year to suicide. This past month has been the worst time of my life. The night before he died we had exchanged rings. We had been together...
    Sarah8183 Sarah8183 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I actually recently lost my only friend I trusted & could confide in. Over the past year I lost every single person I thought was my best friend. No reason given by most. :-(
    tiger3cub8 tiger3cub8 46-50, M Jan 24

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    I am drunk Yep And should I drunk dial or not? The ex called me a few days ago. I ignored. But I am yempted...
    TheVegemite TheVegemite 26-30 Jan 24

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    I lost both my parents the past two years at age 14. I'm now 15 and living with my aunt in Chicago, but man does it still suck at times. My family was very close knit and we were...
    madclair madclair 16-17, F Jan 24

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    Over the last 20 years I have lost friends, uncles and most recently my grandmother to cancer. My father was diagnosed with a very aggressive strain of stomach cancer in September...
    writer2036 writer2036 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    My daddy says, " When you drink with friends, you're social. When you drink alone you have a problem. So always drink with friends. Be social". God bless him. The man is right! I...
    Lena1982 Lena1982 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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