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I Miss My Childhood Home

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    I can't remember the first 10 or 12 years of my life. And what few "memories" I have are more like pictures (like I may have seen a picture of it and remember that/I only remember...
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    I miss Laddy the stray he was such a good dog to have around.
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    Today i miss you so much , I woke up and my heart felt so heavy. I hate that emptiness i feel inside. I thought i was over comming you. but the thoughts were over taking my mind...
    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Happy Birthday Grandpa! I miss you but I know you are in a better place.And you are not in pain anymore.
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    Aku7879 Aku7879 22-25, M Apr 17

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    Stupid arguments almost everyday and Id ring my mum after each and say "mum dads done this dads don't that" but the days we didn't were fun. Disney land when I was 7. All those...
    polarbearlove polarbearlove 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't remember exactly how old I was during this time, but I was in my second year of kindergarten. My mom met this man. I don't know how old he was at the time, he was black...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    You know, growing up wasn't easy. It's not easy for a lot of people. My parents kept taking my brother and I in and out of schools like they changed their clothes. We moved...
    baybaetweed baybaetweed 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    To all my EP friends, I need your help, and I hope that at least some of you will respond with volunteering to help. My latest book is in the editing stage. I had a childhood...
    curmudgeon curmudgeon 70+, M 3 Responses Apr 23

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    I feel it right now. She feels it too. She's in our home from home. I'm literally at home with my parents. My home is with her, in SA. Her home is with her Dad and her sister. She...
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    I know I'm better off, but I still miss her. I met Theresa my freshman year of college. I met her and later that day I road tripped with her down to her hometown (5 hours away...
    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo 22-25, F Apr 9

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