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I Realized How Little Time We Have In This Life

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    today I got caught in a golf ball sized hail

    storm out of nowhere. so scary!! I was planning my next move in case a tornado came. just makes you realize how unpredictable it all can be. cherish every moment!
    Kelsinator Kelsinator 18-21, F May 22

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    I've Almost Died Three Times In My Life

    First time was at birth. I almost got chocked by umbilical cord. I was all purple and the doctor saved my life. Second was around 3 or 4 y.o. when I almost drowned in a children's pool. Third I was around 15 or 16, almost got ran over by a truck that couldn't stop on time 'cause...
    SunnySmile SunnySmile 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    Gone

    We are here today and then like a puff of smoke we are gone tomorrow. I live my life every day to the fullest because I recognize this fact all too well with my illness.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    Life

    Life,It's goin' so fast,Wish I could slow it down,I've realized,At this rate,It'll soon be gone.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 26, 2012

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    Last meal with my friend

    before my further studies , I will miss her so much
    Luiskoala Luiskoala 22-25, F May 19

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    My Loving Grandpa

    My grandpa's 80 years old. He is diagnosed with pneumonia. On October 27/28, he got a heart attack and died for 30 minutes before he was revived. He started having seizures. He can hear me and the rest of my family but he can't feel, see, talk, or even remember us. I feel pain in...
    dianachan1335 dianachan1335 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2012

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    My grandmother just died yesterday.

    We visited her for the wake. I saw how different she looks like and I fell into tears. I am not the type of person who easily cries, but with the sight of my grandmother, I can't help it. Her cause of death is a sudden heart attack. No goodbyes and everything seems so fast. I...
    huangzichen huangzichen 18-21, F Feb 11

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    Related Experiences

    I've been in London visiting family. And I've realized how crazy people are here. Maybe it's just the craziness of living in a city. The drivers are terrible. The people are rude...
    SunshineClovis SunshineClovis 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I recently got back in touch with an old childhood friend. He told me he had/has the biggest crush on me but he was always to shy to tell me. I find myself wondering how things...
    LF87 LF87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I do wonder. How many people have had a crush on me? And why?
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Thinking about all my friends/family that has left me to be with the Lord. Thinking about all my current friends that is upright, honest, sincere and knows a little about true...
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25 1 Response Jul 24

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    ADVICE ON DATING A SINGLE MOM: The first thing you need to think about is if you start seeing her are you truly ready to be a dad to her kids. Nothing is worse than kids meeting...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm at the airport just said my goodbyes to my family. And I saw people wiping tears for me. And I can't help but stop myself from following their trail of tears. Tears may be...
    szchwakovpf szchwakovpf 18-21, M Aug 2

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    Interesting story.. I got a guy to like me by blasting a trumpet at him. He made a comment that I didn't sound very good. (I played flute; someone was trying to teach me to play...
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F Aug 7

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    My life isn't perfect. I don't have many things other people take for granted. Some may say I deserve better, but I'm actually happy and comfortable with my life. I don't think...
    purly purly 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Life is for deep kisses, strange adventures, midnight swims, and rambling conversations.
    jadahdoll jadahdoll 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Little gestures can really cheer me up. Even online when i get a message from someone when i least expect it.
    Lilys3 Lilys3 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    A couple years ago I was depressed...to the point of attempted suicide. I was bullied, made fun of, and had virtually no friends. My life was ****, then I tried pot. It was what...
    Mememememeh Mememememeh 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    It's already August now~ I can't believe how fast the time goes~jeez~ and feel over speeding~
    kentlim00 kentlim00 13-15, M Aug 1

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    I remember just doing my summer exams and finishing 5 year and now im already 3 months into my summer holidays ,it felt like yesterday I took the exams ,where does time go
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 23

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    Recently I have become an activist using Social Media to try and help people see the whole truth of the Palestinian Occupation by Israel. In spite of the fact that Israel is waging...
    drivebysurfer drivebysurfer 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    I wonder mostly about the friends I had in school and college and how they are now.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Jul 31

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    to dangerous situations and people. As I was reading today's online news, it occurred to me that, as recently as a few weeks ago, I exhibited behavior that could have gotten me...
    RenewJoy RenewJoy 56-60 Jul 30

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    Ever try sleeping knowing the person you love most doesn't love you and never has? And then you have to suck it the eff up and act like everything is effing fine because you can't...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Yeah and that is very true! I'm happy I got no choice :)
    Ewan14 Ewan14 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    Everyone loves stories. Everyone has a story. Everyone is a story. but Nobody has a perfect story.
    MeMiv MeMiv 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    No matter what happens you should always try to let things go. I know it's hard but once you get past it then you will feel better. When a problem occurs always hear both side of...
    steve0629 steve0629 18-21, M Aug 4

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    Yes did! We grow up nothing but we learn to survive!
    beejek beejek 41-45 Aug 14

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    Right now it feels like 9:30 but it's really 11:44pm
    bela5562 bela5562 13-15, F Aug 1

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    it would be a nice thing to know, i guess!!!! i hight doubt it tbh though v( U v U )v
    griefseed griefseed 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 28

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    Probably nobody... But hey, you'll never know.
    tootaloo tootaloo 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    and the answer is 0 -__- No one even looks at me!
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Aug 15

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    Pfft of course not... It's me!
    annirawrmuffin annirawrmuffin 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Addiction to on line games and worlds is a concern of mine, since I've faced it repeatedly and I've seen it so much over the years. It's sad and we need help. If you are facing...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 9

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    A SERIOUS MATTER NOT WORTH JOKING AROUND! It’s easy to see a person so bubbly, energetic, humorous and alive, thinking ‘wow that person has it all, a great life’ maybe they...
    imperfectedsoul imperfectedsoul 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    All my life, I’ve felt different, like I just don’t quite belong in any group that I’m a part of. Trying to fit in has led to me to trouble. I’ve drank heavily, smoked weed...
    empoweredh22 empoweredh22 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I remember being about 7 and falling down flat on my bum. Everyone around me got all scared and said "Are you all right? Oh my gosh are you okay?!" I immediately started cracking...
    HappyLilTyke HappyLilTyke 22-25 1 Response Jul 24

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    Between my 8th grade and freshman years of high school, I took an online class called "philosophy and pop culture." It taught basic theories and principles of philosophy as well as...
    WhimsicalWerd WhimsicalWerd 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Hey to all the young potsies out there struggling thru this as I am still.....seriously I just want you to know that you're not in this alone. And whenever you start to feel that...
    Ktglisson87 Ktglisson87 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I will never forget day you first told me you loved me. That moment is permanently etched in my mind. That day, you changed my life forever. I didn't understand it. I didn't know...
    FindingMySong FindingMySong 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    1. What is your name? Samantha! 2. How old are you? I am 15. 3. Are you sure? Yup, 5 days until I get my temps. 4. What is your earliest memory? My grandpas funeral. 5...
    sammanthaa sammanthaa 13-15, F Aug 15

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    My stories a bit different I guess. My parents divorced when my mother was pregnant with me, their 3rd child in 3 years. I have never known anything different than them being apart...
    atdel89 atdel89 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Especially if the randomness is unexpected. One of my favorite unexpectedly random moments was when I was in the city coming back from a shopping trip. I was heading back to the...
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 25

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    I would go back to the week I started thinking about you. It had been over 5 years since I last had seen you and I was wondering how your life turned out to be.. I even reminisced...
    jest04 jest04 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Getting real tired of it taking so long to meet minds like my own. Endlessly scrolling through experiences and profiles, scrutinizing every detail that a person shows of their self...
    MohnJarston86 MohnJarston86 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    In my new neighborhood kids still play outside all day long. I hadn't realized how much I'd missed that in the other places I've lived.
    RamGossip RamGossip 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I still remember the first day we met We were too shy to say much at all It's funny to think back to that time Because now we're having a ball! They say that true friendship is...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Good morning, my name is J---, I am currently living in massachusetts.. I am a former paramedic, for over 10 years, helping others always came naturally to me I loved the reward...