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I Nearly Died

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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 18-21, M Jun 22

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F 13 Responses Mar 4, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 13-15, M Jun 23

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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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    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 16-17, F Apr 21

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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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    There were a few times actually,

    but one was where I had the flu in 2006. It started with dizziness and then I ended up throwing up throughout the entire day. I was dehydrated and couldn't drink or else I'd throw it all up. That's when I went to the emergency room and was hooked up to an IV. It was Winter by...
    morganleer morganleer 22-25, M Jun 9

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Several times. Falling from high places. Near strangulation, being pulled by my neck behind my uncles sail boat, nearly being smashed by a four wheeler, choking, swallowing meds...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Actually I did die for 15 minutes. Last year I got into a massive car accident (it was a pileup) and I died for 15 minutes. My experience was strange. I only saw a light and then...
    Vivekka Vivekka 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I remember the day my friend Ryan died it was a Sunday and it was all over Facebook. Everyone thought it was a hoax because you can't believe everything you read. The next day at...
    HaleyP HaleyP 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    A friend of my was in a car wreck two weeks ago headed to work. She died the next day in the hospital. I feel for her family so bad she has a son who will grown up without his mom...
    megann08092012 megann08092012 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    When I was younger in spite of my parents always fighting I also was always going to the hospital for my critical asthma I was like 4-6 days a week always in the hospital with...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Aug 7

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    When my dad died a few days before we had a small fight and we were avoiding each other I just wish we were both happy with each other before he died since I'll never see him again...
    Battlescars1524 Battlescars1524 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I wrote this for my beautiful cat who died Mother's Day. I'm not a poet, but I try. I close my eyes And you're standing next to me Everyone dies But you weren't ready I hold...
    GlassRabbit GlassRabbit 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    If I died no one would honestly miss me
    swordman94 swordman94 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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    When my grandfather died, I was destroyed. With my father being a monster and my mother dying after birth ( she got an infection, and my father apparently became a horrible mean...
    MichelleReed MichelleReed 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    A few days ago I dreamt that I died and I was staring at my body on my bed. I just feel so sad. I was creepy..... I read somewhere that death in your dreams means new beginnings.
    alwaysme1989 alwaysme1989 22-25 Jul 30

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    Today I found out that a boy killed himself. I did not know the boy very much as we only chatted one time. Last time I spoke to him he was going through a real rough time but he...
    hurlyboy hurlyboy 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    One of the boys I go to school with was cousins with a girl who died playing chicken in the middle of the road.
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F Jul 31

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    When I was in 8th grade I met a guy named Cody. Cody was smart, funny, charming, and handsome a total teen heart throb. We sat together in a science class, made fun of the teacher...
    eaarcher93 eaarcher93 18-21, F Jul 31

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    My boyfriends dad has recently died from cancer and was taken to soon as he was only a 59 year old man
    g147854 g147854 22-25, F Jul 31

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    My cousin scotty. Found a gun in the woods. Played gunslinger. The gun went off. He died.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jul 31

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    Well actually I have flat lined and died before. When I was younger my heart would stop and then after a little bit it would restart on its own.
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I am in the Navy, been overseas for 3 years. My father just became a part of my life about 4 years ago. My mom wouldn't let me see him for almost 13 years. I took the time to...
    itisbob7 itisbob7 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    Mom died of pancreatic cancer when I was 12. I watched her die for 2 yrs.
    pennyannenichols pennyannenichols 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    My mom just died two weeks ago.
    HelloOutThere89 HelloOutThere89 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I've never talked about this before but here we go.... His name Blake Tomas Boothe, he was 14 when we died. It was in April.. He went to a differnt school then me but we lived in...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    The greatest man on earth has just died..
    zacisbest45 zacisbest45 16-17, M Aug 11

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    OMG I was almost crying!! Cuz he was in some of my most favorite movies and its soo sad that he died!!! 😭😲
    believerofwolf believerofwolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    This ****** up my day today. Like, he was part of my childhood, and he would always manage to make me laugh even though I never saw him in person. I literally cried when I found...
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I don't know who to deal with this. Now that he's gone, I think about him ALL the time, and I'm consumed by grief. Why him, why why why??? I saved his life in 2008 from a heroin...
    Armorkillo Armorkillo 26-30 Aug 12

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    Twice actually. Once when I was just a baby and another time when I was about 6 or 7. I've always wondered how my family would be if I would have died. Sometimes I feel like they...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    When I was 7 years old, my Dad died of cancer. The year after, I became more and more antisocial and quiet, thinking that "I wouldn't be like this if Daddy was still alive". I...
    cassandrasavel cassandrasavel 13-15, F Aug 12

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    I remember sitting in my fathers car. He was dropping me off outside my apartment. He was going back to Greece for several months as he had done the year before. I started to speak...
    Amazonium Amazonium 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I am 47 years old. My boyfriend died when I was 21 and he was just 19. I hate to tell you all that it doesn't get any easier with time. And in some ways it gets harder. I will...
    only1vandy only1vandy 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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