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I Love "this American Life"

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    My New Favorite

    This show is the best. I mean, really- what a way to connect the American people! I love every story they tell.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Apr 11, 2010

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    No Need For Mtv's "trl"... I Have Npr's "tal"

    "This American Life" is literally something I just happened upon during a Saturday drive.  I was running from my place in Venice, CA to my friends down in Rolling Hills, CA.  It isn't a long drive but it isn't necessarily quick either. Definitely to short for a book on...
    EPjake EPjake 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 8, 2010

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    I Love "this American Life".

    "This American life" is one of those shows that had me hook from the first time. The stories are just very human and thats what I simply adore about it. I can be having the most horrible and tune'in can jus change my mood completely. Simply one of the bes shows out...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    #321 Sink Or Swim.

    The best part being the interpretation of the story of Noah and the Ark. Seriously hilarious!
    anteye anteye 36-40, M Dec 10, 2006

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    Flight Or Invisibility?

    So...waht do you think?  Flight or invisibility?  I would go for flight, I think.  But there is an argument that people who chose flight really want to chose invisibility but have an obsession with nobility that they can't get past.  I don't know.  I do...
    musikkvinne musikkvinne 26-30, F Jul 31, 2009

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    I Mean The Npr Radio Show But The Show Is Nice

     I remember sitting in my car on the way to class, and there was nothing on the radio, so I turned on NPR kinda hoping for some god news, and on the radio was this voice talking about his family and him recording his family on passover... and I was hooked... I didn't make it...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F Feb 2, 2010

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    A Fan From The Start

    I started listening way back and I took awhile to enjoy it. Now I am hooked. The show has become more nuanced and dimensional over time. Every episode is like a little work of art. Having worked in radio, I know how hard it is to pace a story. Ira glass also makes good use of...
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 5 Responses Apr 24, 2010

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    Prom Episode

    Did anyone catch the prom episode? It just crushed me to hear that the bad-luck kid died in a car accident. His poor mom!
    thatgirl87 thatgirl87 36-40 Jun 2, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I have learned soo much about life,my life to the point am in love with my life. Everyday I look around,and memories of what I have gone through,comes flooding back. My struggles...
    code254 code254 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Id love a gitl to inbox me I lam from England and adore American girls in particular.
    Philip624 Philip624 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Go Bears! American football is so awesome. There is nothing like it. It's a party every time my team is on.
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    HEY, I guess i should explain why i love ASL. I'm not deaf or hard or hearing but i love the culture. Also i know how it feel to feel that your mouth fails you. I grew up not being...
    SugarSoul SugarSoul 22-25, F Jul 4

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    I LOVE LOVE LOVE AHS!!!! My fave season is asylum!!! Im inlove with Moira (young one, of course :p) i love Evan peters!!!! Cant wait for Freakshow!!! If you like AHS TALK TO ME :)
    Dalix Dalix 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    only watched 3 episodes but I love it 😊💕
    xxxnoa xxxnoa 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    My heart loves many. Each love is different and means something different to me. I wish my heart was more reluctant to love because often it gets broken. I know well the childish...
    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Having my heart broken was the most wonderful and terrible thing to happen to me. I had been in relationships before I met this girl, but this was completely different. I was such...
    accidentalme accidentalme 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    After I graduated from my college I moved back to my hometown. Then I was worked in a biggest national bank in my country. But they sent me to other city to started a new branch...
    lautan lautan 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    life is so short so lets just enjoy it and have fun
    iamveryhappy iamveryhappy 41-45, M Jul 14

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    It's simple ,buts it's complicated It's easy , buts it's hard It's enjoyable ,but it's stressful as times It's full of so many great things and people but also so many bad It's...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F a week ago

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    Stan Smith. The most anally retentive republican ever! Roger....well. What can you say?
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jul 2

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    Another year where our history is still standing :3 HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F Jul 4

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    I miss my 79 Trans Am, black and gold.
    Pete70 Pete70 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    1973 full bumper camaro we call the canary this car is my baby I'm getting the bodywork done sometime this year 😘 interior coming soon
    JamesHuff JamesHuff 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    It came to me softly and slowly at first, a gentle nudge. I am so thankful to be here breathing so many cool things to do and people to see. Strength and beauty come from a will...
    LastofmyKind LastofmyKind 26-30, F Jun 24

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    There are moments I feel depressed but I try to bounce back soon.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    so much..........................................................................
    ilovebbeingrich ilovebbeingrich 41-45, M Jul 15

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    Never a dull moment , I guess it's because I'm a trouble maker haha It doesn't mean I'm gonna change , I like to twist thing so that they turn out my way
    jasmineCK jasmineCK 16-17, F a week ago

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    I love american muscle, but i also love insanely fast foreigns. Can't choose a favorite =/
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Sam Smith's album is just holy-moly amazing. Seriously. He's the male equivalent to Adele, and restores my faith in good music (lol). My fave songs from his album are Leave Your...
    blazeee blazeee 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    One by U2 http://youtu.be/ftjEcrrf7r0 Is it getting better Or do you feel the same Will it make it easier on you now You got someone to blame You say... One love One life When...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M Jun 28

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    Hey fellow Disney fanatics! I made a game. I wrote something. See how many Disney relations you can see in this. There are 15 I put in. I am Nessamei. I want to live in a world of...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 10

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    So, I already posted this story before but in another Teen Mom comunity, but I decided to post it here too. Just saying because maybe you've read it before? haha idk When I was 15...
    VioletandCaleb VioletandCaleb 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I don't want to feel anything today (I don't want to feel anything today) Anything at all I'll just be alone (I just want to know that you want to know) I don't want to live...
    farhad1993 farhad1993 18-21, M Jul 4

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    Love the life you live live the life you love
    Warrior2356 Warrior2356 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    I started dating my soul mate on 2/9/89 and married him on 6/19/93. We started our family by having a daughter on 8/12/95 and then a son on 2/18/00. Our lives were dedicated to...
    zbrokenheart zbrokenheart 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Black Sabbath - Heaven And Hell Sing me a song, you're a singer Do me a wrong, you're a bringer of evil The Devil is never a maker The less that you give, you're a taker So it's...
    pkmaster pkmaster 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Not to brag or anything but if I could change one thing in life I wouldn't. The risk of the butterfly affect is too big I love my life as it is.
    AnnaSpring AnnaSpring 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love that I have friends who are like family, and a family that is like best friends. I love that I don't create drama and go with the flow. I love that I can tell if I'm not...
    successhasnoface successhasnoface 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I go to parties almost everyday because .. Love is life and life is living!
    Cameron82 Cameron82 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Starting today, I have made some personal inner changes. I have always been a pretty positive person, especially for those around me. But what I have been failing to do, is be...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 Jul 1

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    Right now I'm unmarried. No bf. a single mom of one kid. In my dream I was married and very happy & contented. My husband had a job and ride a horse to work. I remember feeling...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    There is a difference between a house and a home. The house is a building I live in. I like it very much, I appreciate it and I've worked very hard to own it. The building, the...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I love my three sons, Elijah (15), Ethan (6) and Evan (3). They are my joy. They make my world go around. Elijah, with his caring nature he protects his siblings from everything...
    jamieroberthopsen jamieroberthopsen 31-35, M Jul 7

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    It's like you're screaming, and no one can hear You almost feel ashamed That someone could be that important That without them, you feel like nothing No one will ever understand...
    Organicallygrownlove Organicallygrownlove 31-35 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have a very sweet tooth. I enjoy licking the chocolate batter off the wooden spoon or most of the time, the mixer's beaters. ✌️ I enjoy baking any dessert and baking is my...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    i absolutely love & adore sea animals, they're amazing. i love going to aquariums and interacting with them, feeding and petting them, a baby dolphin once kissed me on my cheek, it...
    WistfulSigh WistfulSigh 70+, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    "One love One life When it's one need In the night One love We get to share it Leaves you baby if you Don't care for it..." From One by U2
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M Jun 28

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