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I Love "this American Life"

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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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    #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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    To my American friends enjoy your Independence day! Enjoy your day of hot dogs, weak beer, donuts, fireworks and hollering! From the Aussies!
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 15 mins ago

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    I enjoy going anywhere I can. I love the shops here in Nevada as I can get Cartier and Fedi all in one store not including my fave Louis Vuitton. I do love my life... Sometimes.
    RY0RY RY0RY 18-21, M 18 mins ago

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    5 month ago my ex broke it off to be with another girl. Every month he comes back begging for me to get back with him. He tells me a bunch of thing about how he knows im the love...
    lauramarranzini lauramarranzini 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I know for a FACT You can Love someone you have only Known online. There are many people that I only Know online, that I Love very much. I have met some of the most amazin' people...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I met a young man on here who has changed my life. He knows no idea how much he has changed my life just by being in it. We have never met face to face, but that is so not a...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Brough my kids to Mcdonald's to play while I sit here on my laptop and work. Life couldn't be better. Being able to work and play while being with my kids the whole time is truly a...
    vero423314 vero423314 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I wish all my American friends and their families a very Happy Independence Day…
    zmilenseor zmilenseor 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Music is what I turn to when my mind is racing and I can not calm it with anything else. It is my self soothing mechanism. If you ever get to grace my life and you see me singing...
    Elpis11 Elpis11 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Daddy please hear this song that I sing In your heart there's a spark that just screams For a lover to bring a child to your chest that could lay as you sleep And love all you have...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    When I was sing and lonely I always disliked hearing "happy wife, happy life." It's not the concept I disagreed with. Your wife is your wife because she's the most special to you...
    madEvilNight7 madEvilNight7 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    My girlfriend challenging me to a best American 4th of July underwear dare which one should I wear I found these in the internet
    Wetspotboy Wetspotboy 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    I have heard more interpretations of this Paul Simon tune than I like to admit to,its provocative and leaves one wanting to ask the author a few questions. Many’s the time I...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    When tomorrow comes I'll be on my own Feeling frightened of The things that I don't know When tomorrow comes Tomorrow comes Tomorrow comes And though the road is long I look up to...
    winterwolfSOS winterwolfSOS 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    I never thought that love would find me again. but it was until I was about to give up that I found the love of my life. I love her so much it's amazing. I met her here on Ep and...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Hi. I'm Mayna8. I'm 13 years old and I have a story about my life and how it isn't fair to me most of the time. Well that's how I feel. My mother was never married to my father...
    mayna8 mayna8 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    I was the primary caregiver for my wife with dementia/Alzheimer for the past nine years. She was 64 years old when I was no longer able to take care of her. I hired a number of...
    newtonpark newtonpark 61-65, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I saw Broadway idiot and I'm hooked. I've been listening to the soundtrack for weeks! the songs are AMAZING.
    yopper52 yopper52 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    got nothing to feel ungrateful for , gotta love my life !! :)
    Lihlya Lihlya 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I am nineteen years old. I work on a huge American Media Corp. at their Europe HQ. I am the youngest employee worldwide. I live abroad, away from home. I am lucky. I am lonely...
    hannasp hannasp 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My biggest thrill in my life would be to date an american girl...
    mustangkid2027 mustangkid2027 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I watch for Steve and Stan, but mostly for Steve. I die a little death when he breaks out in song with that amazing voice.
    BoomBoomcgee BoomBoomcgee 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I can't think of a more perfect way to meet people around the world aside from EP than second life I've been a member for about 2 years and I love it you can create your own avie...
    sexyasshollister sexyasshollister 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Coffee..... You are my love, my life. At least until you're gone and I am fully awake.
    MelancholyOysterBoy MelancholyOysterBoy 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was a huge history nerd in like 4th grade I was so fascinated by WW2 and everything then I started watching Hetalia in middle school...omg my life changed so much 😂 We were...
    SweetButPainfulRose SweetButPainfulRose 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I have one, what a blast burning up the streets on the weekend.
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a New England Patriots fan, and im not one of the bandwagon fans i have liked the patriots sense i was 6 so for about 13 years now. they will always be my favorite, yea they...
    Alexis117 Alexis117 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Whilst in China, an American man is very sexually promiscuous and does not use a condom the entire time he is there. A week after arriving back home in the States, he wakes one...
    openbook15 openbook15 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    And detest anyone that tries to take it or my property away from me. I have never lived in a communist country, but I have a very dear friend that has. She and her family escaped...
    AlwaysGood AlwaysGood 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    Currently watching season 2 on Netflix (seen the others) and I noticed something. There's a pattern going on where they make Evan Peters go from a blonde to a brunette every season...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    A) The Japanese consume very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. B) On the other hand, the French consume a lot of fat and also suffer fewer...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    'Thought we can handle our heart, the vessel of fragile emotions The mind sometimes creates malevolent illusions We take the high road, we think we are untouchable We think we are...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    my first car was a 1980 Bonneville with a 421, I had an extreme cam and it lobbed so bad it just about stalled at an idle. I had built it myself from parts I bought in a junk yard...
    caer caer 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I have a 69 cuttlass with 38,000 miles and a 90 vette convertible I do wish I had my first car it was a rambler rebel 2 door hard top I now know that it's rare car
    jerbare jerbare 61-65, M 3 Responses Jun 21

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    I love my car, fully restored 1979 Camaro SS
    KnightSolaire KnightSolaire 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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