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I Miss My Childhood Home

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    On the roof of our house,

    watching the sunset... (2007)Sitting on the beach... (Summer 2009)Island hopping... (2009) 
    LightsinMotion LightsinMotion 22-25, F May 7

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    I moved out a few days ago from the house I

    lived for 6 years. Might not seem a lot but thats where I spent some very important moments in my life. Im 15 btw. I hated where I lived, the country, not my house. I loved my house and my life there. It was a big house, as it was for my parents, brother, dog, my "baby-sitter...
    bob479 bob479 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    My Childhood Crush

    I LIVE IN MEXICO FOR TEN YEARS AND THEN ONE DAY MY MOTHER BROUTH ME AND MY SISTER TO THE U.S.A AND NO DAY WENT BY THAT I DIDN'T MISSED MY FRIENDS MY FAMILY AND THE THINGS I JUST TO ENJOY LIKE CHRISTMAS NOW DOES WERE PARTY'S YOU COULD FEEL YOUR FAMILY CONNECTED TO YOU BUT ITS...
    dreamergirl19 dreamergirl19 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    Back When I Was A Kid...

    Back when I was a kid, i took a lot of things for granted. My parents, My Pets, My Friends, and My home. It truly never occured to me back then that one day they'd be gone.It's really only the last ten years or so that i've become this reflective on things past. most notably the...
    Darpinian Darpinian 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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    My home back in Dominican Republic was made of

    concrete, looking back at my memories I thought it was white, it wasn't. It wasn't until the age of 3 or so that I realize there was a second story to the home. And now when I returned this summer it is apparently a barbershop, I went to get a haircut but no one was there, and...
    Ifixedtheclock Ifixedtheclock 16-17, M Jan 12

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    Although I was 2 small 2 reeeeaaally remember,

    what I do remember is that I almost burned it down...if that isn't love, idk what is!!!
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M May 7

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    Our House On Ingraham

    Growing up, our house was the party house.  People knew to stop by for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve whether they received an invite or not.  My parents lived in that house for over twenty years.  Our next door neighbors were like family to us.  All the kids went...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    I Miss My Home In London

    I only moved out a few months ago but I really miss my childhood home too. I lived there from when I was aged 4. I went back yesterday but there was no-one in :( I created a project to help everyone document their childhood homes too www.ilivedhere.wordpress.com it's sort of like...
    genniyah genniyah 18-21, F Nov 26, 2012

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    The Primary Years.

    I remember when I was younger. I wanted to be a teenager so badly. now that I grew up, I want to go back. Back to when no one was criticized for what they're wearing. Back to when smoking was gross. Back to when being popular was when you had the new...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 18, 2009

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    999 Winthrop Ave

    i loved that house ,that life i had both my mom and dad a baby sister a  dog a creepy attic it was great when my mom passed i left ,that life and that house was gone...... :(
    LoveISHateHateISLove LoveISHateHateISLove 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2011

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    Oak Orchard 5elizabeth Street

    my old home was a small place for 4 people but it was nice close to my friends. big front windows and a back yard with a secret pass to a friends house. sure our neighbors were messed up at least we knew them. sure life wasn't pure happiness but it was home where i took my first...
    UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick 18-21 1 Response Oct 11, 2008

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    My Old Home

    I lived in this house for 18 years. Throughout that time I grew up and learned. My first day of school was here, first birthday, first Christmas. Now it lasts, the last time me and my family will sit around and eat at that 60 year old table, where my uncle stuck his gum under...
    christinagg christinagg 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2013

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    Yeah it's true that I do miss him but what's critical for me to differentiate is who he actually is and who I remember him as. There's a lot of hope that's clouding my vision of...
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    My traumatic childhood is complicated in a way and kind of just said my whole life story sorry for how long it is..... i mean like really long. Okayy i am going to start with my...
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    This girl right here! This girl! She is the most amazing girl I have ever met in my life and I know for a fact! If she went missing that my life would just be over with pretty much...
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    iamryland iamryland 16-17, F Nov 25

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    My best friend in high school passed away a few years ago. She was considered the “trouble maker”, but she found out, right before we graduated that she had bipolar...
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    I miss him. Should I tell him? we've had such wonderful memories and we didn't end on bad terms.
    userunknown404 userunknown404 16-17, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Home. Finally. This house is warm. Unlike my new one. There’s my room in this house. Just like in my new one. There are people waiting for me. Unlike in my new home. I am...
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