I Moved Around to Different Schools When I Was Young

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    Rootless At Twelve

    I was born in the heart of the Great Depression in Fargo, North Dakota. My father worked for a chain of grocery stores in some lower management position. It required that we always be on the move. The parents hated it, but during the depression any kind of job was a good job. I...
    gleep gleep
    70+, M
    1 Response Aug 28, 2011

    Eleven Schools, Ten Cities/Towns, Five States, Two Countries

    I'd like to stay anonymous so I don't want to give too many details, but I went to eleven different schools between kindergarten and high school. The schools were in five states in the U.S.A. plus a foreign country. I went to one school for only three weeks while my siblings...
    Pyramania Pyramania
    56-60, M
    Sep 16, 2013

    Expired Times

    It took me a few moments but I was actually able to count the many number of schools that I've attended. Eleven! It seems like a relatively low number but as a kid it is freaking hard! All I ever wanted to do was make some good friends, build memories with and keep for more...
    Linxer Linxer
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 7, 2010

    I Hated Being the New Girl.

    I went to eight different high schools & 2 were in England. Thanks 2 my parents dysfunctional marriage & constant instability. I too have a tendancy to run when things get too tough for me & Im afraid to let anyone get too close just incase I lose them somehow. I...
    angelwingz angelwingz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 4, 2009

    I Did and Did Ok

                                          I wasnt an army brat but I did switch scools quite...
    flourlady111 flourlady111
    46-50, F
    6 Responses May 22, 2009

    Sad Sad Day

    so i was in math class andd i was sick. so when i cough i could feel something going on down there. i went to the bathroom it was wet. i was wering black underwear and black sweats. so i thought it was pee. second period iin secince my stomach hurt a lot i thought it was...
    Cthot545 Cthot545
    1 Response Mar 3, 2011

    New Year, New School

    I was 9 (grade 4) when my family moved here from England. This is how my school life went: Grade 4 - West Hill (east of Toronto) Grade 5 - Malton, then moved to Downsview (west of Toronto) Grade 6 - Toronto (Eglinton Ave. below my aunt's furniture store) Grade 7 - Downsview...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven
    46-50, F
    Jul 22, 2009
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