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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 22-25, F 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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    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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    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 boyfriend and I met up last weekend and it was only then I realised how fond I was of him. Missing him dreadfully! Hoping to see him again soon.
    sunnygirl96 sunnygirl96 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Broken FoundationsTonight I thought about me,Polished effortless confidence abounding,Masking shattered broken pieces,Alone in a sea of faces.My song was written in poverty...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    (Warning: my story is very long, please take your time reading it) Elaine, you are and will always be in my heart forever! You are on my mind now as I think about you. Recently...
    Friedwontonsonaplate Friedwontonsonaplate 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    A-Level results day us less than two weeks away and, before now, the idea of leaving home for university hasn't felt real. It felt as though it literally wasn't happening and that...
    Calufraxis Calufraxis 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I missed the first part of my life. I was homeschooled until 9th grade. I had lived with my mom, and homeschooling is all I knew. Once my mom and dad got divorced, my mom won...
    A7SH A7SH 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Having an ex drug addict mother I raised all my brothers and sister instead of having a normal childhood. I didn't get to go to a fancy college however I managed to go to a private...
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    birth home. please stop hitting I did not do it , they never stopped 2nd home. Nana we were not doing any thing as she stood there looking at the two of us
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    "In Case" Pictures in my pocket Are faded from the washer I can barely just make out your face Food you saved for later In my refrigerator It's been too long since later never...
    sisiyah sisiyah 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I am an only child. I grew up in an apartment building close to the DC line, in Maryland. Every few years my parents would save up enough money for us to take a roadtrip to visit...
    badassgirrrl badassgirrrl 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It all started when I was in the 3rd grade. We liked each other a lot but we were just kids so it wasn't such a big deal, we were too shy to even talk to each other. He would...
    iDanyLee iDanyLee 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    On the last day of my childhood (before my 13th birthday), I went to Toys R Us and they were playing this song : "I don't wanna grow up, I'm a Toys R Us kid" It described my...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was thinking that the first four years of my life I wasn't around many people. I was the first born child. My family is from Kansas and my father moved to Colorado for work just...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I think people often underestimate what depression does to a person. I go from externalization/narcissism in dissociative states to internalization/depression. In other words; I...
    Outdoctrination Outdoctrination 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I could spend hours in the office. I love my job, I'm good at what I'm doing, I love the fact that my bosses trust me with whatever tasks they throw at me. After I met you, things...
    raiee raiee 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    He didnt deserve to die...not at all. But he did, and I miss him so much. He was only 14!! Why? I ask that everyday. Along with, "why didn't I try harder?" So, here's what...
    OffLimits OffLimits 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    this is going to seem long but i figured this was a good place to vent. lol anyways! about a year ago i started talking to people online, basically out of boredom. thats when i...
    queenb3a queenb3a 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The woman who birthed me openly regrets me. My adoptive mother gave up on raising me during early childhood. My mother earth has been as close to me as gravity and yet sometimes I...
    Earthdaughter Earthdaughter 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Yes I can't deny it I miss being home in vancouver what a great city it really is lots of cruise ships go too Alaska from vancouver that's what makes our city great is the people...
    Norman25 Norman25 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I MISS MY TEACHERI miss my teacher b/c we both made each other laugh! I would draw a picture & write to letter for her almost every week through out the whole school year. We gave...
    NaeNae11 NaeNae11 13-15 6 days ago

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    Ugh. So basically today, my boyfriend left to go on holiday :) He left his home at 3am. And by the looks of it, I think you realise that I was upset. A LOT. So, his parents...
    Notification Notification 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I need to get this out. I am home visiting family right now. I have finally come to terms that I do not have an emotional connection with my birth mother. I thought that was the...
    RoyalTeee RoyalTeee 26-30, F Jul 27

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    Where do I begin? I guess I will start with my first memory when I was maybe 6 years old being hurried away in a car with my sister and mother to stay with my aunt and uncle...
    RedGem69 RedGem69 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    LAWARIS...The Hindi Terminology for ORPHAN... "I am a poor and lonesome boy in need of a Home, I climbed fruit trees in the tropics for food - free to Roam, I chased after...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jul 26

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    My mom and dad were both drug addicts and alcoholics. I lived in a bad neighborhood with not many friends. Birthdays and Christmases were basically non existent for me. The day I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 25

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    today as I was going through pictures on Facebook making a photo book for my daughter, I saw you in a few of the pictures. it's been 3 weeks since I walked out bc I had to. you...
    smashmouth4eva smashmouth4eva 31-35, F Jul 23

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    Vivid memories, live again! My favorite book as a child was titled "Grayling". It was a book about a Fisherman who had gone out to sea, found a distressed baby seal in the storm...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I lost my grandmother who was my grandma, mom, and best friend all in one on November 12, 1993. I can still remember being told as if it happened yesterday! I was 13 years old, in...
    Firefly8380 Firefly8380 31-35, F Jul 23

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    I lost my grandmother who was my grandma, mom, and best friend all in one on November 12, 1993. I can still remember being told as if it happened yesterday! I was 13 years old, in...
    Firefly8380 Firefly8380 31-35, F Jul 23

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    back to home....with family...once again in my mom's lap....my dad's smile and my naughty sister....family tym is awesome and we realize it when we get far away from them..,.
    glazesittu glazesittu 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I had some great friends/ friendships in elementary and middle school. I miss them, I miss having this group of friends where we would hang out after school on the playground, we...