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I Often Cry When I Read the News

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    Today's Headline's are as followed: Benazir Bhutto Assasinated Girl dies on Quadbike Man arrested after policeman's death Tiger escapes and kills - - - Very sad isn't it? I much prefer such headlines as: Lapland trip a success Support for Sunday trains  - All part...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    Happy News - For Once

    Usually the news is full of rubbish and devastation, but this little gem came to my attention: A nurse from Wombourne, Staffordshire saved her pet kitten's life by giving it the kiss of life. Mandy (33) found her six-month old kitten, appropriately named "Lucky"...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Dec 29, 2007

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    Why Do I?

    Tears of frustration, tears of anger, tears of fear, tears of sympathy and sadness...almost anything in the damn paper can set me off. But I love to read. I don't know what I'd do if I didn't have reading material of SOME kind. That includes the newspaper. Both on Sunday [Times...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F May 30, 2013

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    A Ray of Sunshine....

    I usually watch the news every morning when I get up so that I can find out what has been going on in the world while I was asleep.  Most of the time it is filled with sadness.  However, on a few occassions there are stories that inspire me and bring me a little glimmer...
    RainbowsandAngels RainbowsandAngels 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2007

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    Man Kills Son Over Tv

    A male resident of Chelyabinsk, a city in Russia’s Ural region, brutally murdered a three-year-old boy, who did not let him watch TV. The enraged man stabbed the child about 30 times. Case papers on the brutal murder of the child have already been sent to the Chelyabinsk...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2008

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    The Pain Never Ends.

    I did it again today, at work, in fact. I'm glad no one was in the break room with me when i opened up the paper to read about a 12 year old girl who was struck and killed by a car , while riding her bike with her brother and sister, 'cause she was'nt watching for traffic and...
    timmerb timmerb 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2010

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    More Bombings

    Yet again, I hear news of bombings, this time in Algiers: There were two near simultaneous bombings in Algiers which occurred on 11 December 2007 when two car bombs exploded 10 minutes apart starting at around 9:30 a.m. local time, in the Algerian capital Algiers. The...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2007

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    Shootings, Bombings, Rapes, Child Murderers, Where Does It Stop?

    I have just heard about the man that went into a nursing home and killed 8 people. It just makes me sick. I don't understand all these random killings of innocent people. It's almost like you can't feel safe to go anywhere anymore. We have shootings in schools, churches, fast...
    RainbowsandAngels RainbowsandAngels 51-55, F Mar 31, 2009

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    Today I Did.

    I read of the alleged rape of a 8 year old girl today in my city. I also seen images of the alleged attacker. but they are not seen anymore at the news site that I go to so you can see for yourselves. I didn't see a inherently evil person or a crazy maniac. I seen a...
    SirPhoenix SirPhoenix 41-45, M 4 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    This Just In

    It's gotten so that I very seldom read the paper because I know I'm gonna read something I'd be better off not knowing about, even if it's something as simple as an ad for a lost pet. I can get depressed all day just from reading something like that, and I can't get it off my...
    timmerb timmerb 51-55, M Nov 29, 2007

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    *Wails*

    There's so much pain, so much deaths and things that shouldn't happen, ever. It makes me well up and just want to cry. Why is there so much pain????
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2007

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    Catharsis

    A word, An image A tear Moving. Crying always ‘nothing’ Always ‘ok’ ‘not that important’ the truth is it’s Everything Injustice in all its forms The stranger dies completely with the next edition Replaced by another ‘unique’ story An anomaly, a tragedy Yet it...
    emarch emarch 18-21, M Oct 17, 2013

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    Mom: Police Told Daughter to Stop Calling Before Murder-suicide

    Mom: Police Told Daughter To Stop Calling Before Murder-Suicide 'The Day She Died, She Knew She Couldn't Talk To Police,' Mom Says   POSTED: 7:38 am EST February 18, 2008 UPDATED: 3:04 pm EST February 18, 2008   DELAND, Fla. -- A Central Florida woman whose 17...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 18, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I hate to cry when I get mad. When I confront someone when I'm mad it seems like they won't take me seriously bc I'm crying. When I'm actually I'm pi$$ed.
    Gingerl1652 Gingerl1652 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    When I argue with someone I cry when it gets really heated. I don't know why. Always have. I hate crying bc I feel like a baby & don't seem to have the same effect to an argument...
    Gingerl1652 Gingerl1652 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    It really bugs me i hate it, but i just cant help if, it would be easier to just punch them or something but i cant i just cry
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F Jul 22

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    No matter how many times I watch parent trap (of lindsey lohan), I can't seem to finish watching the movie without crying
    bikerbos bikerbos 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    can anyone tell me why???!!!! Like it's annoying !
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F a week ago

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    These last two,years have taught me to be strong from outside but to be a very weakling from inside. no matter what you do for others,,no matter how much problems you face to make...
    divich420 divich420 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I cant stop crying when i watch the news about a lot children dying, died, lost their parents in Gaza. I cant do anything but pray for them, and send donations. Hope it help :(
    daneean daneean 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    HOW TO READ BOOKS. 'LIFE IS GOOD WITH BOOKS'. If you're reading a book so you're making your day perfect. Something I'm supposed to say is if you think reading is boring then you...
    cunny10 cunny10 16-17, F Jul 15

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    I only HOPE I am and I help you in some way. I think of you a lot and especially when I'm in bed. It's not always sexual. I think of holding you, holding each other, holding your...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jul 5

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    Well, not the belt but "the hand". It didn't happen often, but when it did I knew I really crossed the line with whatever infraction I made.
    sassystacey sassystacey 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 21

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    This is the new and improved version of this story. I would have just edited the existing one, but it constantly set of the wonderful EP filters for some reason. I have thought on...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Efforts for My Spiritual Education along with Works for God Towards Humanities Benefit on Hearing Truths Never Taught in the Religions of Man Worldwide. http://timesofroubles.webs...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    Arms outstretched Hands held high A smile from her lips As crystal drops fall from the sky Adoring the streams that run down her face Soaking her long hair... Soaking through lace...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    "History is a tangled skein that one may take up at any point, and break when one has unravelled enough." Henry Adams We all have been taught reading history is good for all of...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Sailor Moon Crystal is out and I am excited!! Fresh new transformations, fresh new attacks, a story line more close to the original manga arch. The transformations and character...
    Orion2089 Orion2089 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I just read the saddest and most horrific real thing in the news. I unfortunately clicked quite a few news articles to get the whole story. I say unfortunately because I am really...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 16

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    Does anyone have simple tips for cleansing their crystals? I usually do it at a full moon but looking for something that could be done out with that once a month thing?
    suziel suziel 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    New here. I'd like some feedback on how to deal with a two faced, cruel sister in law.... Quick story here it goes in a nutshell. A few years ago my younger brother met (I'll call...
    arganoli arganoli 36-40, F Jul 2

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    Almost every news paper and TV news seems to look like some action movie. People dying, rape, murder, crime, bla bla bla. There is some reality to that, but its not the only one. I...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M Jul 11

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    Well most of them are wasting of trees, like all those tabloids or fashion magazines or any of those things that makes us buy other things, they have internet for that why waste...
    HannibalQ HannibalQ 16-17, F a week ago

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    I believe in Fox news, they are very informative. I don't agree with every single thing that is reported there but such is life. But overall when you weigh all the other so called...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I take this oppertunity to invite all ep friends to read my confessions more often than they do and comment on them, i take a lot of time to write them and if you dont read them...
    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 9 Responses Jul 8

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    I am so disgusted reading the news these days with everything that's happening in the Middle East, Gaza , ISIS, Egypt .. Everything is so messed up , I just dont think it's a good...
    NaY99 NaY99 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I'm very seriously glad no one can read my thoughts. More often than not they head towards the weird dark humour thoughts I tend to have a lot. Then again, I don't think I'd want...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I cry or tear up when i read a sad book or see a sad movie and when someone is nice to me when im feeling kindof sad,also if someone has had something sad happen to them and they...
    criesatnightandnoonehears criesatnightandnoonehears 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    If many folks have continually had doubts regarding the first-person read for fights within the titles " The Elder Scrolls ", this MMORPG is simply additional proof of his...
    rsgpfastgold rsgpfastgold 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I am sure lots of people can relate to this but I grew up in an emotionally abusive environment. My parents fought every single bloody day, screaming at each other, screaming at me...
    thiswatermelonlovesme thiswatermelonlovesme 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 2

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    Unfortunately most of the books I've been reading are textbooks for my classes, but when I have a chance to sit down and really focus on a good book cover-to-cover, I love novels...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    So this is a rather strange encounter I had just a few months ago. It was between me and a special little bird. I read really deeply into instances like this, but this time, it was...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The LOVE of a BROTHER.. Note: ( this story was shared to me by a friend and i'm so touched. I just want to share this story to all of you. long story but worth reading, promise...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F Jul 6

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    Funny thing is , I'll hurt more if I let go than if I stay . That a sign that I'm not ready to give up ? I'm hurting myself being in love. He's my heart. Can anyone describe it...
    AliForever AliForever 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 8

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    Okay, after reading most of your experiences, I have to say I'm experiencing some extreme trepidation about having mine removed. Last week's ultrasound showed a goiter on my...
    theGem8 theGem8 46-50, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Too true. The cop who just pulled you over. Your Boss after denying a much needed raise. Your 14 year old daughter who just told you she's pregnant.... Most people can read body...
    smokethis smokethis 51-55, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    If you could read my mind, I'm sure you would be either traumatized or sexually aroused, or both!
    Goliath2014 Goliath2014 41-45, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    i now see why people do that. i've always thought it only happens in books and movies to help the plot along. you know, Tom needs to see a tree that reminds him of one in his...
    experiencedyetunprepared experiencedyetunprepared 16-17, F Jul 8

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