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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 2 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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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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    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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    On the roof of our house,

    watching the sunset... (2007)Sitting on the beach... (Summer 2009)Island hopping... (2009) 
    LightsinMotion LightsinMotion 26-30, F May 7, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, M Jan 12, 2014

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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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    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 parents divorced two years ago and I live with my Dad in Saint Lawrence. My real Dad was killed in a speed boat crash when I was five. It's a nice house but it often doesn't...
    Wishart95 Wishart95 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    This morning I got a hug and a "I love you" from my Dad in my dreams. He looked so happy while he was hugging me. It was wonderful to hear those words and have his arms around me...
    itsMaggimay itsMaggimay 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    I was 20...and I don't really miss it.. Lol.. it was the year I got out of the Army the first time, and stepping on American soil after being oversees since late 1977, after being...
    Abyssfull Abyssfull 51-55, M 2 hrs ago

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    While four-year-old Alfie loves ­dinosaurs, fire engines and cars, Logan prefers sparkly dresses, wands and Frozen’s Princess Elsa.But what makes their differences all...
    janecool janecool 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Neither Loved Nor Wanted-Imagine you are a eight or so year old child bounding around your bedroom one evening and for reasons you decide to leave your room and maybe go to the...
    Szusa07 Szusa07 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I guarantee that when I transfer next year, I will miss my mom's home cooked meals. I might even come home on a random weekend just so I can stuff my face with my mom's cooking...
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was born in 1957 and so the 1960's were very formative years for me. Free milk was given at school each morning in 1/3 pint bottles with a waxy straw, we had black and white TV...
    LadyTea LadyTea 56-60, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Omg I'm about to cry In my old school,like elementary, I was in kindergarten and I still remember these paintings like on all the walls of the school. They all painted out scenes...
    MrsLeolaniRheeYeun MrsLeolaniRheeYeun 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I didnt have a real childhood because I had the internet.That was my life. I knew about grown up things when I was very young.
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    As a child growing up in the sixties, I loved my sweets. I would buy some with my pocket money and the kind of things we could get say, four for a penny (I'm talking about old...
    LadyTea LadyTea 56-60, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I miss my mom a lot we have not talked in a long time. Well I guess that is my fault to a point, we do not live in the same state any more. I have lived in Florida for the last 15...
    Keith555 Keith555 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Its easy Am one But posts here Making fun of us Are gross Today me saw one And it made fun of one Then seth bought me burger king On the way we saw cops...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm 14th years old , and now I lived far from my parents .. They decided to move me to School abroad in the Philippines! At first I was so excite but then when I arrived at...
    Tathaclaverdacruz Tathaclaverdacruz 13-15, F a week ago

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    I want her to come home. I miss her. I want her. I need her. I just want her to come home. I've never felt so empty and alone just by not having someone here. Sure i've had losses...
    HerTrueKing HerTrueKing 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I remember flash instances from my childhood and a very calm and assuring wave of feelings come with it attached. I think wow, that must be how it feels like being a kid...
    JetWoes JetWoes 36-40, M Jan 30

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    I do terribly not a day goes by where I don't miss it. before my current illness before the organization, before the deaths of so many of my friends. before the nightmares before...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M Jan 29

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    Being with out him seems deviating. Everything within me aches. I'm lost the longer I'm without hearing his voice, or seeing his presence. Though I can sense him or feel him within...
    For3v3r7 For3v3r7 70+, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    As I arrived at the nursing home, I saw my brother in the room at her bedside. She was experiencing apnea and had been given high doses of morphine by the hospice nurses on duty...
    Nightvale Nightvale 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    1). Some years ago, when kaftans, long hair and beards were the fashion, for men anyway! I attended a performance of "Jesus Christ- Superstar". In the theatre foyer, stood a young...
    heqawaset heqawaset 70+, M Jan 28

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    When I lived at home I used to take my moms husky out for runs or long walks because my beagle is too old now. I moved out into my own house a few months ago and hate running...
    ACWK226 ACWK226 22-25, F Jan 27

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    PSA: I'm using some rough words here. It occurred to me for the first time some 9 years ago that I was abused. I analyzed this in retrospect and this shocked me. Why did it shock...
    ramblingjules ramblingjules 26-30 1 Response Jan 27

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    Its pathetic how many times a day I think " I just want to go home." Not my home in Florissant, Not my home in St.Charles, not my home in Missouri. But HOME. South 8th St. Delavan...
    SolsticeOlivia SolsticeOlivia 22-25, F Jan 26

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    Her death has been keeping me up lately. I mean it's 3:30 am and there are so many "what ifs...." running through my head. The last time I saw her was Friday night when her 5...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    If I was younger. I wish my parents would have done it before they repealed the homestead act. When I was younger I had a several acres to explore and I did. I miss those days out...
    bigmountain1 bigmountain1 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    Soooooooooo... I ran away at 18... I had a rather decent start into my childhood, up until about 14. Not to mention I can't really remember before u was like 7. I have old parents...
    Mordapieeee Mordapieeee 18-21, M Jan 24

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    Thinking of my mother today, I miss her so damn much! I came across this song,....reminded me of my mother so much.... The pain just never goes away.... "When You Come Home" My...
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    Well I hope you guys are happy Michaels out of my life for good thanks a lot of for taking away one of the biggest things that made me HAPPY!!! 😭💔... He might of messed up...
    HELLONWHEELZZ HELLONWHEELZZ 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Grammy, You said I would make it and I did. You told me not to worry and wonder what the world thought about me, its what I thought of myself that really mattered. You told me to...
    solostance solostance 31-35, T 2 Responses Jan 22

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    My own peace and love that have been corrupted by lies and deceptions since childhood. But now I have the responsibility to restore it.
    belleverano belleverano 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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