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I Nearly Died

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    I Was Told I Nearly Died As A Baby

    from whooping cough... my mum had to hold me by the feet over a croupe lamp and I would cough and cough and cough turning blue and choking  and scoop out the Flem I coughed up with her finger out of my throat...  whooping cough still kills babies and damages their lungs...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Nov 14, 2011

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    Sids

    when i was born i was premature and the doctors said that my parents needed to watch out for SIDS.many time i almost did but my mom slept with me on her chest for a long time just in case i ever stopped breathing she would sense it.one time my mom decided i would be able to sleep...
    cantbreakfree cantbreakfree 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 4, 2011

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    Plane Crash

    well, 2 years ago when i was 11, i was involved in a plane crash, heres what happend, 2009 - i cant exactly remember where we went at this moment in time but heres what i remember...
    ineedhelpcoping ineedhelpcoping 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 30, 2011

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    Yesterday, part of me really wanted to give in

    to my depression! Yesterday, I still worked a shift, but was determined to go home and end my life! I cried, stared and sweated my way through! Had a good nights sleep and feel 'ok' Very very scary!
    sarbob22 sarbob22 31-35, F Jan 17

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    I am a firefighter and nearly died today.

    I was responding for a call of a male party, not breathing. I rushed downstairs to perform CPR. We did revive him and found out it was due to carbon monoxide positioning from a generator running in the garage. The CO levels were so high that just from me being in the house for...
    Mfd229 Mfd229 22-25, M Jun 22, 2014

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    Death Has Crept Close Many Times

     if you read my stories,you know.when i was a baby,i turned blue,my parents took me to the dr.they didn`t find anything.so,i went home.still blue and stayed that way for another two days.they carried me back everyday but the drs sent me home.frustrated,mt dad held me by my...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 2 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    So No One Can Tell Me How I'm Here...

    So the beginning of this year, I was 15, and everything was normal, that was until I got a sore leg. Silly, yeah. I assumed it was a pulled muscle, but it was so painful I couldn't walk. I made an appointment to see the doctor, but I had to make it a day I could get a lift, since...
    BittyBoBitty BittyBoBitty 16-17 1 Response May 2, 2012

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    Ran For My Life

    Me and a few friends were at a park on the edge of a forest at around 8:30 pm then the most violent gang in the area carrying knives rounds the corner we all got worried and ran but they had bikes we were all sprinting away when we came to a fork in the middle of the forest we...
    jamesw111 jamesw111 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 2, 2012

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    Once when i was little

    and i ran across the road stupidly when a car was coming, but luckily i made it alive without any injuries. The second time was last year, i think. I was crossing a road when and two coaches came around the corner and they were literally a few centimetres in front of me. Yes, i...
    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls 13-15, F Sep 21, 2014

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    This story was about 2 years ago

    and this is before i met my boyfriend. I was walking with my friend from school and there is a really bad road by hers with no traffic lights or nothing people speed round the corner like mad people, anyway i stopped with her on the road getting ready to cross i closed my eyes...
    katamelia katamelia 13-15, F Jul 24

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    I must start by saying to my good EP friends; I

    apologize for not being in contact this past week. I missed you dearly. One week ago today, I almost died. I blacked out from stomach pain and woke up several minutes later, after what seemed to be a life long dream, covered head to toe in blood. I have been in hospital and...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2014

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    It feels like ages ago

    but I can still remember the day vividly. I was 8 years old, never had any serious health problems before and didn't have anything like that ever again. So I was at home and out of nowhere I got an asthmatic attack, that's what my doctor called it, I couldn't breath right, my...
    kg04 kg04 22-25, M May 21, 2014

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    Tubbing Turned Deadly......

    Well, I must admitt that I have had 3 near death experiences in my life. Scary, huh? The first time it happened I was 9 years old. Since I grew up in a tourist town; one of the main attractions was tubbing down the chattahoochee river in Helen, Ga. So, me and a few of my family...
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 7 Responses Sep 21, 2011

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    My Near Death Experience (100% True)

    This all happend after my dads 50th birthday back in 2003 which was a really good family do in my home town of MIDDLESBROUGH ENGLAND. As the party was drawing to an end and my brother was making a complete *** of him self as he was very drunk i decided to take him home. So on...
    katiehymer katiehymer 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 18, 2010

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    I nearly died, if any of you have experienced

    going on net swings I was in one with a friend and we nearly fell out and died because we went too high so my advice is never go on net swings
    lewis349 lewis349 16-17, M Jun 23, 2014

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    Traumatic Brain Injury ? I Wouldnt Wish It On My Worst Enemy

    Well....there I was working hard and making some good money. The next thing I know is that I'm coming out of a month long coma. 26 may 2010. Nearly 2 years later and I'm still being told that parts of my job are no Longer available for me due to my previous head injury. I still...
    Mattevo Mattevo 31-35 2 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    I Nearly Died Very Young

    I have nearly died a few times I was run over when I was 7 and was injured and scared the hell out of my parents but this is not when I nearly died but could well have. This is my first story so go easy on me thanks of you reading this. Ok so it all started about 20 of us on a...
    mattclan mattclan 22-25, M 1 Response May 16, 2013

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    Once on the way home from a mates house it was

    around 10 PM so it was pretty late, So I was walking home, alone, I was about halfway up the street when I heard the soft patting of feet behind me I turned around nothing was there so I shrugged it off and walked off, Then... I heard it again I just Ignored it a couple minutes...
    KirigayaKazuto2025 KirigayaKazuto2025 13-15, M Jun 16

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    I was at a restaurant with my grandma

    and she threatened to send me to a mental institution or hospital or whatever for my "depression". Then I freaked out, ran back home and intended to jump from the 14th floor, but the window by the staircase wouldn't open, so I'm still alive. It wasn't half as dramatic as it...
    MariaMelon MariaMelon 18-21, F Apr 21, 2014

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    Its A Story

    i was run over when i was 18,my fault 4 being drunk but i broke several bones,was unconcious 4sum time,tho im hazy bout how long i had a cathiter inserted,thats fun i can tell u i couldnt walk 4 2wks+was bed bound and had 2 have my sister cutting my food 4me 4a month but i have...
    spencerried spencerried 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2010

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    The Car Crash

    I was 12 years old coming back from wales on the motorway with my grandad , we were going around 70-75mph on a lane and a car pulled infront of us without indication. We smashed into the back of them and was spinning out of control fro ages and ages. We hit the barrier...
    EpicKane EpicKane 13-15, M Nov 18, 2012

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    Whooping Cough

    When I was very young, I caught whooping cough and it nearly killed me. My mum took me to the doctors because of my bad cough and she told my mum that I just had a little cough and to stop worrying. My lips started to turn blue and the cough worsened so my mum took me back to the...
    LittleMissLucky LittleMissLucky 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2011

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    It's Complicated.

    Last September, I wassexually assaulted. The man in question punched me twice in the face, dragged me around by the hair, and locked me outside the aprtment away from my children. He was a stranger, a friends boyfriend I had met at their housewarming party just that evening. He...
    tmkrmr tmkrmr 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28, 2012

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    13 And Nearly Died... Twice

    Well, I was born under emergency caesarian because i had the umbilical cord wrapped around my throat. That was close! I was 6 weeks early and weighed 3 pounds 7 ounces. In september / october last year, I was riding my pony and he bolted. My friend up the field was a paramedic...
    Aeluna Aeluna 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2012

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    When I was little I fell off the bed on to a

    window and broke my head really badly I needed surgery and stuff and I remeber that horrible pain that was like when I was 4 I'm sure. I know it's like impossible to break your head on a window, I'm stupid ok?
    Emoheartbroken Emoheartbroken 13-15, F Sep 24, 2014

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    The Day I Nearly Died

    One day I was at school with Katie walking around the place bored then we just saw a guy in a black hood and katie screamed its an assassin! And he started running towards us when he reached us he stabed me... I woke up in hospital with katie next to me... All I remember...
    Cooldude23419 Cooldude23419 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I don't know why I am writing this but I feel I have to in order to be sane. My dad died last Monday around 3:15 am. He fell in June due to a heart block, bradycardia. He...
    amazingdream amazingdream 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was already having a horrible day where nothing goes right, but then I saw my pet beta fish killed my snail and otto fish. The snail was my sister's and I was taking care of it...
    Ikebanna69 Ikebanna69 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    No pitty party here. Seriously. My ex who became my best friend was thrown from a vehicle a week ago along with another friend whom was in the backseat both died upon impact. My...
    wetClutch750 wetClutch750 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So this was like years ago when I was about 16. I came home thirsty, saw some iced coffee on the kitchen table, I drank it all at once. Then I went to study. Later I felt dizzy...
    Jamesthellama Jamesthellama 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Daddy passed away January 1, 2007 at around 2 AM....way to ring in the New Year. I was 17 and in between semesters in my senior year of high school... Dad, I really miss you! I...
    xxfallenwunxx xxfallenwunxx 26-30, F a week ago

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    My friend died more than a year ago and I miss him . He was so nice to chat with . It was so fun talking to him.
    BlesstheChild BlesstheChild 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    sometimes you have to hurt to heal
    lydiamarie15 lydiamarie15 16-17, F a week ago

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    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WmVLcj-XKnM beautiful & important this earth will run its course
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    It was my mom who passed without notice and I miss her so much, she's watching with your dad, bet both of them are smiling at us right now
    sammieyambo sammieyambo 66-70, M Aug 24

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    How can you miss a person if you never met them when they are alive? Never smelt, never hugged, never chatted... I do, I miss a person like that. I had vacation and during vacation...
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith 18-21, F Aug 24

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    Today I lost my best friend...she meant a lot to me and I love her dearly. She made me laugh when I was sad, she made me push when I wanted to quit. There is nobody better I would...
    HunterBlondie HunterBlondie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    My dad just died a few minutes ago. I wasn't in the room when he died. Feel like I abandon him. So eternally sorry Dad. I love you forever and ever. I could always count on you...
    amazingdream amazingdream 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I can't believe it went by so quickly. I could use another four weeks at least.
    Justbeingme71 Justbeingme71 41-45, F Aug 23

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    Two of my friend's I used to be pretty close with, passed away three night's ago. I remember the shock, and grief that overcame e as I figured out on social media, they had died...
    shadowwolf972 shadowwolf972 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I'm not suicidal. I'm depressed, yes, but not suicidal. It's more like, I wouldn't kill myself but if a speeding lorry was coming towards me, I wouldn't jump out of the way.
    ECH0o ECH0o 16-17, T Aug 21

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    Hi I'm Natasha and im new. Just yesterday my 6 week old kitten that i had for only 4 days died. I believe he had a spinal injury and i took him too the vet for it (me and my mother...
    archie67 archie67 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Tho i never met Him Robin Williams, sometimes i watch his movies for inspiration and get through some things. I feel he speaks his true soul through the character he has played.
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 Aug 20

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