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I Miss My Childhood Home

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    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 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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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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    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 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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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    I will sum it up mostly since it's very long, but here it is: I was introduced to her when I visited my dad's family, she was the girl that lived up the road. I can't remember...
    Saravegan2 Saravegan2 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I miss being a little kid and thinking anything was possible. just walking up to a playground asking someone if they want to be friends and playing in your imagination not thinking...
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    I miss him so much, it's only been 3 week since he went to Alaska for more navy seal training but it feels like an eternity not seeing or talking to him. I honestly don't know what...
    Cabral18 Cabral18 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I wish we were still a family. I miss hanging out with you everyday.
    LifeIsShitLetsEndIt LifeIsShitLetsEndIt 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My mum may not be dead but she is very ill with multiple cancers and since an operation to remove her hormones has never been the same since I miss her very much
    AnoynomousReader AnoynomousReader 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Growing up in a town of about 8,000 people I was one of the few students who stood out. I grew up on an Indian Reservation and was bullied just for being different. I am mixed...
    tcteacher tcteacher 26-30, F 1 Response May 3

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    Thanks for the good times bro. I remember meeting my best friend in the summer of 2nd grade at basketball camp. our friendship rooted from competition and sports and we lived it...
    MVPeter MVPeter 16-17, M a week ago

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    every year for 2-3 weeks at a stretch i am at home and i become a home nudist then. anyone care to join me?
    sashtavtar sashtavtar 41-45, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am very shy I school and the one that just does all my work and is the quiet kid. when I at home I am crazy and happy sometimes. But I am my self at home but right now I don't...
    PinkyChristina PinkyChristina 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I love being naked at home too. If the temperature would allow for it I would be naked at home all the time. I have a very private balcony on with I sometimes lie naked in the sun...
    Sikarno Sikarno 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    It is strange how some childhood experiences linger with you, perhaps because even at the time you realize they are somehow significant, even when other people might think them...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M May 10

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    Starting child years instruction and mulling over is a particular self-control that is concerned with caring for and showing young people, considering their own needs and likings...
    proeducation02 proeducation02 22-25, F May 11

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    So im home alone and my hubby comes back friday so i know thurs will go by super slow so what should i do to pass time?
    gloangel93 gloangel93 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    and still am.....I have 2 weeks to leave my parents home with my 3 daughters all because of my heartless dad. crunch time!
    almonjoiii almonjoiii 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    sometimes i just like to stay home
    anneloves anneloves 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    May 15 is the day. It will be two years since the accident. Two years since the phone call. Every single day has been a struggle. The day my mom died, my daughter Eva was 3 months...
    KarmaComedian517 KarmaComedian517 31-35, F 2 Responses May 14

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    have childhood heroes LoverOfPeace had a great post as always. EP Link This specific one shared music. The guy singing had a very deep voice. Her point: - Fun Fact: Studies...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M May 6

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    My parents were both alcoholics and drug addicts. My "father" was in jail when I was born. When they were home they really weren't because they were unconscious from heroin so I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 17

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    Everyday gets worse. Thinking of graduation makes it worse. I want to graduate at home, with my friends where I belong. Not here where I am an outcast, alone. I miss home. I miss...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 18-21, F May 1

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    Someone asked me once if I ever considered suicide. If my memory is correct I think I immediately said no. I said if be more likely to lose it and kill someone else before I'd kill...
    Halestone Halestone 22-25, F May 17

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    I am back on this site after about a year of being suspended. All my content gone. Sadly this place doesn't seem to be quite the same. I have been living in Australia now for...
    Aussiemerk Aussiemerk 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    What can I say? Just the usual suspect, the bullies, the picking on, the anguish you want to do something but you couldn't? I suppose I beat myself up every now and than. Sometimes...
    Cudd1efish Cudd1efish 26-30, M 1 Response May 4

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    as it says I miss my grandpa, I miss when I you to stay at their home and he'd wake up very early I'd smell the coffee that was brewing and the food that was cooking, we would eat...
    KValentine17 KValentine17 22-25, M 2 Responses May 1

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    Stop. Rewind. Play. Take me back to the time where you took me to the park, take me back to when we'd play outside in the dark. Take me back to when you would put me on a swing...
    MariosGirl95 MariosGirl95 18-21, F May 3

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    Miss you so much today have been thinking of all those holidays as kids and we had Bar Be Que for all in our group some times in the back yard sometimes we had them at work I miss...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 2 days ago

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    Day 3 of leaving home with my children and today went back to visit there dad and drop kids off. When we got there our lab went crazy! Licking us, bouncing around, dragging her...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F Apr 28

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