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I Realized How Little Time We Have In This Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Last meal with my friend

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

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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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    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M Aug 31

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    He Spoils Me :) he said i can have whatever I want!
    briannabrib briannabrib 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    how is it already september 1st... >.<
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    There have been a few that had their friends tell me in the past, but I always wondered who else had a crush on me.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Do old people still have crushes ?? lol
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    This defines almost all my friends.
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    If I hade to guess of the top of my head... Zero
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    I'm curious lol don't be shy😉😉😉😉
    COD101 COD101 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Hmm .. I'm very curious to know
    backwoodsbabe98 backwoodsbabe98 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 3

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    Well , i don't really think i can find some . 😊 maybe some boys . 😤 but duuuuuude im not gay .
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    And if they do they should effing speak up!
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    Probably 0 people. Even my dog doesn't like me!
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