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I Nearly Died

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 was a Sunday probably June 1st 2012 I remember I was at church during the worship service I drank 4 red bulls & 1 monster 24oz the mega monster energy drinks so anyway like I...
    Theinfo Theinfo 22-25, M Mar 15

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    I have lost my mum,my anchor, my attachment to all that was familiar to me,I have changed. My mother was Asian as I am, she was a force to be reckoned with, invincible her presence...
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    Fegelein97 Fegelein97 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    My Husband died of an accidental OD. I'm devastated, heartbroken, it's so hard to breathe feels like I'm missing a lung. My husband died in my arms. RIP my love, I'm going to miss...
    sadmami sadmami 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 9

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    He was my best friend in my childhood and in my primary school class too. He used to buy me hair clips and a ring with the love heart and gave me a mango through my concrete fence...
    Buon Buon 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    My mom died in August of 2004. It was 2 weeks before my 19th birthday and I had graduated high school 2 months prior. I used to be so full of life and loved to have fun. After she...
    xtrishax xtrishax 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I just lost my boyfriend of year to a fatal car accident. I woke up like any other day knowing when I'd call he'd be on the other side of the phone. He wasn't this time. No text...
    gabbymaria1 gabbymaria1 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Does anyone else feel that they actually died and didn't survive after all? I've mentioned this to a few people who looked at me like I was totally insane. I was in a car crash...
    amillionpeople amillionpeople 22-25 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Today was the worst do of my life my dad died lady's message me
    dcollins1 dcollins1 16-17, M Mar 8

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    one night in a psychiatric hospital I was there to be assessed for a report as to whether or not I was sane or not also to have an ecg and a cat scan done to eliminate some things...
    almostdead2day almostdead2day 41-45, M Mar 10

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    I really wish I had died before I heard what you thought of me. :( I'm NEVER gonna forget or forgive that.
    MileyM MileyM 18-21, F Mar 10

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    My mom died this past Saturday. I've been busy helping my daughter so I haven't had time to even think about it. But making arrangements today made me miss her. She lived a long...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 11 Responses Mar 10

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    I was with him for two years. We talked about getting married for so long. Then he bought me a beautiful ring and asked me to marry him. 10 days later he died in car accident on...
    WinterSoul87 WinterSoul87 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    In 2011, when I was 17- my boyfriend of 3 years died as a result of a car accident. He was my entire world at the time. I never thought I would move on. And for a while I didn't. I...
    KJPKelsey KJPKelsey 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    My grandpa died this morning. So sad I gotta do better with the other one. Life is short. No more pain grandpa. Love you and save me a spot up there.
    NorthCarolinaNC NorthCarolinaNC 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    My Mum died 7 years ago giving birth to my youngest brother, when i was 9 years old. My Dad broke down, stopped going to work, stopped getting out of bed every morning, and even...
    Wrenora16 Wrenora16 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago