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I Often Cry When I Read the News

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Today

    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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    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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    *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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    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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    Readership of newspapers has changed over the past 20 years, mainly due to digital editions, but I still enjoy holding a product in my hands that I can write on, rip articles out...
    mikesp mikesp 51-55, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I worry too much. My brain can't stop thinking... I'm stressed I need new accommodation I stay at some woman's house but there's just too many things wrong with it.., my room is...
    NamzyZizi NamzyZizi 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't know why but I do...anyone else?
    lesha17x lesha17x 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I hope I never cry in front of another human being again. However, I know this will be a challenge for me. I have low self-esteem, and I am easily hurt by harsh, unkind words. I...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i do. Call me weak call me immature call me childish, i often cry
    azanun azanun 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    i always have a soft spot when i see people cry . so i will just try to make them smile or make them stop crying. i will also cry when i see people cry in the movies...
    xiaospirit xiaospirit 18-21, M Apr 11

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    I am a very emotional person....I cry when I am happy,sad....ect.
    lynberry1978 lynberry1978 36-40, F Apr 12

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    I'm sick of the empty feeling that accompanies the solitude after someone leaves your life. It seems like that's happening to me way to often now, when I need those who matter most...
    Alison806 Alison806 13-15, T Mar 30

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    I have 3 types of anger: When I'm so angry I cry, when I'm angry and I just snap, and when I'm angry I don't wanna talk to anybody.
    BlkPplONLY BlkPplONLY 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    So... I just finished reading The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams. I've never been in love with books about animals... I haven't read books like that since I was in elementary school...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    As a kid, I cried a lot because I got my feelings hurt very easily. I still cry easily as an adult but I have a lot of insight into my problem. Some things that help ME are 1...
    Sweetiel3elle Sweetiel3elle 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    An amazing story of one friendship that beats the odds in the battle against discrimination towards medical and mental illnesses...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 8

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    I was hanging out with a friend and he brought his co-worker along. I had met his coworker before, but she still didn't really know me well and she almost started crying (now this...
    vacationings vacationings 31-35, M Apr 16

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    Danielle Josey Davis had been married only seven months when a devastating motorcycle accident left her husband on life support and in a coma. Doctors recommended letting Matt...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 6

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    This is so amazing! :) This isn't even the first time I read a Yahoo News story of a young baby getting a hearing aid and hearing mommy or daddy talk for the first time. :) http...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    Real news headlines These are actual newspaper headlines gathered from papers across the country. March Planned For Next August Blind Bishop Appointed To See Lingerie...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I am a open book. I've always loved talking to psychologist and therapist. Even those who are just curious. I love to open up and spill out everything..just let it fly. I like it...
    OsageBetty OsageBetty 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    Just a few weeks ago My older brother was murdered. When finding out that he died my mom and brothers went to my grandma's. that was where everyone was at. They was all hugging and...
    lilnekomeow lilnekomeow 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 5

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    You know the pieces of me, and when I see you in a dream, 2 days later you surprise me, by approaching me, giving me a sign that everything will be ok. You even know that I am born...
    DawnSahour DawnSahour 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    If you don't read these and go against it then dont be surprised if you get blocked. 1. I have a wonderful boyfriend, someone I love and want to spend my life with, been together...
    DeathAngelS300 DeathAngelS300 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    And I ask, "When I did I become this shameful thing?" When did I stop caring about social obligations? When did I start turning people down who need to talk? When did I stop being...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I've always loved books. When I was 5 and mom didn't read me a book before bed is cry for hours. From the time I was 6 I started reading novels. I read every night before bed...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I love books. I have shelves of it, accumulated through the years. But I wasn't fond of reading when I was in university. I remember copying the assignment of classmates for my...
    ThereIsASantaClaus ThereIsASantaClaus 46-50, M Apr 12

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    I'm currently in the bookstore sitting in a corner with my earphones in, drinking coffee and flying through my newspaper, looking forward to reading a couple of chapters in a book...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M Apr 4

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    I like reading bedtime stories to my nieces and nephew. Calmingly taking them on a journey before they reach their slumber. But it also makes me miss what I shared with you. One...
    PessimisticPenguin PessimisticPenguin 31-35, M Apr 6

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    Will Smith, The Super Bowl and Fake News .After the CIA recruits a 15 year old girl to lie to congress about baby killers from Iraq, celebrities across the U.S. rally for war...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    To all the parents who have plans of your own but who don't leave your kids neglected because of it, THANK YOU...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 7

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    The final entry. I've kept this record. Of my short life. A book of anger. A book of strife. But what you read in the description. Is no work of fiction. This is my life...
    HersForeverAndAlways HersForeverAndAlways 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    Place your hand over your heart. Do you feel it? That is called purpose. You’re alive for a reason so don’t ever give up. The person who completes suicide, dies once. Those...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F Apr 19

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