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I Love Childhood Memories

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    Good Memories From My Childhood -     I have many favorite memories from my childhood.  One of my  favorite memories was traveling by train to visit my...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F Mar 30, 2010

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    Got A New Friend -   When I was of 5 or 6 , these color televisions with remotes were not in fashion may because they were very expensive at that time, so most of the...
    sahiltwou sahiltwou 22-25, M Mar 30, 2010

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    Backyard Soccer - As a teenager, we played soccer many times in the empty lot next to my house. I made sure to be on my best friend's team since she had a knack for kicking people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 20, 2009

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    I Love You... - I was in my third grade and it was children's day that day...it was quite fun in school since we didn't have to study, could play all day and would get some...
    papri papri 26-30, F 8 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    Playground Urban Legend - I remember one time around Halloween when I was in either first or second grade there was a story going around the playground about this mysterious black...
    mrhandymanx mrhandymanx 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    Beyond Memory - There’s no escaping the fact that childhood always remains the best period of your life. A greater part of that life I spent among Jesuit fathers, in a...
    gorag gorag 41-45, M Jun 4, 2010

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    Hazardous Childhood Curiosity - I could hear all the other kids chattering behind me as we stood single-file in the order of our school bus numbers, the same order that put me...
    NoctrnlXnce NoctrnlXnce 18-21, F Dec 28, 2012

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    Sweet Memories - Being a child,I was brought up with great care, What i realize now is no more here. My grandma nourished me like mother When of my own I was having other. My real...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F Jul 6, 2012

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    Marco Polo - I remember when I was a boy searching underneath a bridge near my grandmothers house, and finding an old ***** magazine, a small knife, and a baby ringneck snake...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 2 Responses May 17, 2008

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    I love looking back on when I was really young but it is depressing at times
    Sheslikethewind Sheslikethewind 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    My Blankets - My baby blankets (I still have them in a bag somewhere) were pretty ragged and in rough shape. I used to hog the love seat and not let anyone else sit on it. I would...
    Rotny Rotny 26-30, M Sep 18, 2012

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    Sweet Memories - Being a child,I was brought up with great care, What i realize now is no more here. My grandma nourished me like mother When of my own I was having other. My real...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2012

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    Dookie - The album of my adolesence. I didn't understand all the songs, but did that really matter at 12? It was 1997. The end of 6th grade, the week at Ecology Camp was behind me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 5, 2010

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    Remembering When America Was A Free Country. - I remember when I was a kid that not only did you not have to wear your seat belt, but you didn't even have to be in an actual seat...
    threatgame threatgame 31-35, F Dec 30, 2011

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    Fingerpainting - I remember a time in my childhood. These memories are precious, and shouldn't be forgotten. As people age, they lose some aspects of their lives. However, the...
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    Waiting For Pops - What you need to understand is that when I was a boy, there was always a whole boatload of gossip flying around about some of the grownups who lived in the...
    jriffice jriffice 46-50, M Apr 7, 2013

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    The Stuff I Used To Do - I could go on for days with individual stories here but over all I had a very good group of friends that were creative and played well with (and off of...
    threatgame threatgame 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2011

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    Easter - I haven't really celebrated Easter in over three decades so maybe I'm out of the loop on some things, but when did Easter become sort of like a mini-Christmas for kids...
    mrhandymanx mrhandymanx 51-55, M Mar 31, 2013

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    Nosey Little Brother - My younger brother was a funny little guy.  He was extremely independent and very, very sneaky.  He was also very cute with huge eyes and long...
    Myonis108 Myonis108 56-60, F 2 Responses May 11, 2009

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    The Paper Pilgrim - I remember being in grade school I want to say about 5th grade. In the lunch line there was this pretty decent sized paper pilgrim cut out that had those...
    FilipX FilipX 31-35, M Nov 1, 2012

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    I remember a very funny memory. (: I was about 3 or 4, &I wanted pudding. My older brother, by 2 years, got the last one. I took it from him, &He took it back. Well I took it from...
    H3LLS1C H3LLS1C 16-17, F Jan 16

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    Terrors Of Childhood - I remember being terrified of some things in my childhood. The closet in my bedroom was one. I slept in the bed on the side closest to the closet. Something...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2013

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    The Adventures Of Mary Lou And Me! - My best friend from 3 to 13 was my neighbor Mary Lou. We were inseparable for those 10 years and did everything together and liked to do the...
    Chelebub Chelebub 51-55, F Jan 8, 2013

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    Memories of Childhood - Hopscotch, baseball cards, Ice cream cones, and hot summer days. Butterflies, crickets, catching frogs-----and fishin Green grass ticklin dirty toes...
    finerside finerside 46-50, F Aug 23, 2009

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    You Catched Me Daddy - My daughters have always loved going to the playground, and there a quite a number to choose from where we live, including two that we can walk to from our...
    justme4576 justme4576 51-55 Sep 23, 2012

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    I Was A Strange Child. - I have a few stories to tell for this. Since most of my stories are more sad I decided to write an uplifting one about some funny things that happened in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Mar 15, 2012

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    Forever "children" - I remember... the first smiles , the bath, the clothes, the lotion for their skins the hours of sleep I didn't have Kissing their eyes to sleep  ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 24, 2010

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    I Just... - I just remembered some of the days when I couldn't get sleep...i would ask my mum to run her hands thru my hair and i would soon fall asleep...but if she stopped and i...
    papri papri 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    Kites - Was never able to make one fly as a kid. Dunno why. I was reminded because they are selling them in the store. I have the Mary Poppins tune "Let's go fly a kite"...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 22, 2008

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    So with the weather getting nicer this morning I was having my coffee, and a memory from my childhood came to mind. When I was 8-10 years old my great grandma use to live near a...
    Slashrattlenroll Slashrattlenroll 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    It's either 1974 or 75 ... It's late Saturday night ... I should be sleeping but can't ... I click on my transistor radio ... thank goodness the 9 volt battery still has some juice...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61 51-55, M Feb 27

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    It Happened At Work - This kid saw one of the glass display doors without merchandise, so you could see inside the freezer, and he yelled "a secret passage". And for the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 2, 2008

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    Seaworld, Holes Not Seen And Muddy Tongs - Our vacation every year when i was growing up my family would spend a day at sea world. It was almost always just my parents grand...
    thenewestdaughter thenewestdaughter 31-35, F Jun 8, 2012

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    One of My Favorite - One of my favorite childhood memories always came at tax time.  My family was not well to do so I did not get all of the the cool games and toys that came...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2007

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    Vacation and Trips - When I was a kid summer was time for trips.  Up to my Grandparents house on a lake an hour away, for a picnic with a favorite Uncle's family, Camping up...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M Dec 6, 2008

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    Fairy Dust - The... Reason for, and story leading up to this childhood memory aren't the most... Delightful, but... I smile when I think of how 'playing' made me feel, at the time...
    Elwing Elwing 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2008

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    I Can Still Remember - My dreams ... More then anything, I wanted to be a girl and one day a wife and a mother.My mom reading me to sleep. Hearing my Mom call me to supper every...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F Jan 11, 2010

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    Ghost Of Christmas Past - Years ~ 1982-1988. Oxford, Pennsylvania. My grandmother's brick cottage tucked into the rolling country hillside. Snow. Grandfather's clock tick-tocking...
    KingsleyMartin KingsleyMartin 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2012

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    Pointing Fingers -  My dad had a realistic model of a hand in his home office. One evening, I took the hand and put it under my younger sister's bedcovers. When she went to...
    gottatell gottatell 31-35, F 3 Responses May 21, 2008

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    Very Nice Vacations - We had some great family vacations growing. We went to Iceland, Scotland quite a lot of times mainly the western Islands. We went to Israel Tel Aviv...
    Iain321 Iain321 31-35, M Jan 31, 2013

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    Tumblin Tumbleweed - When I was a kid, for some odd reason my music teacher thought I had a nice singing voice and would often put me up as a soloist or in a small group of other...
    mrhandymanx mrhandymanx 51-55, M Mar 22, 2013

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    I'm Ten Minutes Bigger Daddy - My twin daughters were born just ten minutes apart, and they came five weeks early, and the older was born head first, and the younger was feet first...
    justme4576 justme4576 51-55 1 Response Sep 20, 2012

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    As far as I can go through my childhood memories I can remember the first one… just feeling… fear. My childhood was full of it. Scared of dark, of sleeping in my own bed, of...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I managed to forget all of my bad childhood memories, until a few months back when they started resurfacing in my dreams, so now not only do I have to deal with these memories, I...
    xMina97x xMina97x 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Being on the countryside on a swing in a tree. playing with my cousins hide and seek all night long. I had a pleasant childhood.
    Cristianpellicier Cristianpellicier 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    My mom drank through my entire childhood and would take me to house parties and lock me in the bathroom or get anyone she could to babysit me. Including disgusting men. I was...
    Purplesloths Purplesloths 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I hate embarrassing memories, they creep up on me when I least expect it . ._.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M Apr 2

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    In one day, I was at the zoo with my dad , we saw so many different animals and species that I started to like all kinds of animals , so I am already grown up and still love Them...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    We had to go to school barefoot, and weren't allowed to wear shoes to school, and loved it,but in the boarding school, we didn't have to wear pyjamas and slept in the nude, which...
    barefootb barefootb 46-50 Mar 25

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    - I was obsessed with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I used to go dumpster diving with my friends, and found what I thought was a TurtleCom. I realize these days that it was...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 Apr 5

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    The fist time I have a gift as Vanessa was by my mother she gave me a feminine clothes like heels an some things like this(obviously when it had grown more when she gave me this I...
    vanessalovewearingpanties vanessalovewearingpanties 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    A country boy,always barefoot....skinny dipping in the river,fuffie sliding naked and dropping into the mud,mudstick fighting,and the cozy night laying in bed nude, listening to...
    barefootb barefootb 46-50 Apr 3