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I Love "Into the Wild"

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    I Want to Live In the Wild

    E ver since I was a child, I wanted to live in the woods. I think I was first inspired by Grizzly Adams on TV...but the thought has always been there. What I have been longing for is a life out of the societal norm...where there is no use for money, only hard work. I recently...
    DJJoko DJJoko 41-45, M 11 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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    I have grown up in a cold

    and abusive family more extreme than this book but it still resonates deeply with me. Especially in the movie version where the sister is describing how her brother never healed from the parents marriage and affair. I can relate to being scared by my family and having different...
    lonelygurl92 lonelygurl92 22-25, F Jan 19

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    “I’ve decided that I’m going to live this

    life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty of it is just too good to pass up.” “I’d like to repeat the advice I gave you before, in that I think you really should make a radical change in your lifestyle and begin to boldly do things which you may previously...
    DropsOfRain DropsOfRain 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    bleakharoun bleakharoun 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    "I Now Walk..."

    I was told emphatically to read this book by a friend of mine. It just so happened that a school counselor of mine had it on her bookshelf and I asked if I could borrow it (I still haven't given it back yet). I began to read it and it made a deep impression on me. I was...
    maryjana maryjana 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2008

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    Free Of Societies Restrictions

    This is such a beautiful movie.... To live life, free of societies restrictions, in solitude, in the beauty and positivity and love that nature offers to the soul.The soundtrack is equally beautiful. Eddie Vedder knows the meaning of life.
    freeflowingveins freeflowingveins 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2010

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    Book/Film

    I've read the book and I've seen the movie and both were incredibly powerful.  Emotional.  The book is well-written and beautiful.  The film is just awe-inspiring.  Emile Hirsch did an amazing job in this role.  Completely pulled me into the beautiful...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 12 Responses Oct 4, 2008

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    3 Cheers For

    Most definately into the wild is one of the best books ive ever read. I read it a while ago ( i think about a couple of years) and i just fell in love with it. There is just something beautiful about the story. The appreciation for nature too definately influence me alot. I...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2009

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    He has the most beautiful blue eyes I ever seen. Yet he hides them behind his shades. I look deep into his eyes, I feel all his worries, pain, laughter and tears. When I look...
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    This isn't as safe as it used to be. In the old days, if you were caught you could claim to be on a prank, lost, or friends with someone that worked in the building. But now, you...
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    UNKLE LYRICS "With You In My Head" You keepin on a holdin', A-holdin' on a-keepin, No giving into taking more but still still feedin', You're clearly disturbed, All you want is...
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    Vacationing with Jake. My son made a friend in Victoria, Alfred. Alfred fell in love with Jake. What's not to LOVE? I was always a 'Big Dog' person.. until... A few years back my...
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    The smell of burning woods,leaves,papers and whatnot. It reminds me a lot of my childhood because I loved burning things back then..it did end up getting me into trouble though and...
    lucky1305 lucky1305 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm vacationing in Key West for a few days. It's been filled with sun, sand and all things decadent. Today, I'm forgoing the beach to walk through old town, enjoying my daughter...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    "Collide"James BayI know I'll do it againI know we're gonna collideI know we'll call it the endBut it's always always a lieYou wear your heart on your sleeveI wear my blood on my...
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    We have 2 cats, 3 dogs, 3 horses, and several wild birds and beasts. Sometimes we see elk out here, once I saw a coyote. Lotsa birds, my favorite being the wild turkeys. The...
    SnowCrow SnowCrow 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    http://youtu.be/YvkX3t5LgVI You cannot quit me so quickly There's no hope in you for me No corner you could squeeze me But I got all the time for you, love The Space Between The...
    MrsZacEfron MrsZacEfron 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    After almost four years of grief, I was run down physically and emotionally. Responsibilities, circumstances, and work had taken a toll on me. Burnout numbs the stinging pain of...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Dedicate a life to the dying breed Throw a punch into the face of vacant leaders and leave Chloroform the singer who has nothing to say Stare in wonder as the masses sing along...
    MrsZacEfron MrsZacEfron 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    You hated your eye colour, Called it a dull and dirty brwon, Wished for the deep blue of an ocean, Where admirers hearts would drown, And it pained me when I realised, You'd never...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    Would love to talk to an older woman im 17
    shervonxx shervonxx 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Jason Aldean: Gonna Know We Were Here You got the gas I got the matches We gonna turn this town to ashes Cause they ain't never seen nothing like us Ain't heard loud till we turn...
    DeviantDante DeviantDante 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    This is a message to Persons unknown Persons in hiding, Persons unknown Survival in silence, isn't good enough no more Keeping your mouth shut, head in the sand Terrorists and...
    LuxThePoet LuxThePoet 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    In Response to Joyfullness: My life is magical. There no other way to describe it. I met Sir by pure luck and baby girl/ sis...well, she came in like Mary Poppins! I never...
    Ownedbysir Ownedbysir 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    It's early in the morning when my thoughts are usually at their most freshest so here's my entry. For me it's been a continual need being transgendered through early childhood, a...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Maybe some women aren't meant to be tamed. Maybe they are suppose to run wild, until they find someone just as wild to run with.
    Seekinganswers2 Seekinganswers2 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 4

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    Halestorm has a new album coming out!!!! YAY!!! Into The Wild Life Available April 10 EU, April 13 UK, April 14 N. America, April 15 JP.
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Touch not the cat bot a glove; so says my kilt pin. Not that I pay much attention to it. My cat turns into a vicious wild animal when I play with her before letting her out in the...
    malizz malizz 66-70, M Mar 18

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    I loved the movie Wild. It inspires me to go out, get lost, & then try and find myself.
    DrexelFloriene DrexelFloriene 36-40, F a week ago

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    Tight buds.. Waiting to be freed of their huts.. Warme sun licks.. And moist night flicks.. Energy released.. The winter has deceased.. Leaves stranding with pride.. Ready for...
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 3 days ago

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    I've been chained to a wall and flogged, that is the lifestyle I love and some would say it's wild I say its normal.
    Bellamy73 Bellamy73 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Wild, crazy, dangerous... If it includes any of the three, you have my attention.... Hoot.
    CowboysAndAngels CowboysAndAngels 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    They're running the sea wall edge with the tide crashing round them, the dark hiding the breakers as the Irish sea stretches its muscles. They're laid in the car park just talking...
    notext notext 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    Brad Paisley "I'm Still A Guy" When you see a deer you see Bambi And I see antlers up on the wall When you see a lake you think picnic And I see a large mouth up under that log...
    DeviantDante DeviantDante 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    She brought out the storm in people, because she knew wherever there were dark skies and wild winds, lied a truth. A truth that described how much love one can leave behind the...
    Luvmylexus Luvmylexus 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 5

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    Here are my favorite movies starting with the letters L and M. Legally Blonde Legally Blonde 2 Legally Blondes Lemonade Mouth Let It Shine Liar, Liar Little Girls In Pretty Boxes...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Kimberley-Lynn, I love you more than anything in this whole wild world, more than words can say. You are my life, the reason I Wake up in the morning, my reason to smile and also...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    I love my bff to death !! She is my everything !! 💋💋 We have been Bffs since day 1 !! I just love her soooooo much and we would do anything for each other !! We'd rather live...
    staywithme1 staywithme1 13-15, F Mar 10

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    I want to talk about cut flowers for a moment. I might do a post on garden and wild flowers at another time, or on the intentions behind cut flowers, but one particular aspect of...
    Tfairy Tfairy 22-25, F Mar 15

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    I want that feeling of my heart racing when I get a message from that special someone. I want to be his first thought when he wakes up. ... I want to drive him wild in his mind...
    sassygirl42 sassygirl42 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 19

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