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I Realized How Little Time We Have In This Life

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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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    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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    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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    Last meal with my friend

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

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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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    This Is So True Time Never Waits

    A good friend of mine was suppose to get married Wed.Feb.22. They had a wonderful Valentines Day together followed by a nice quiet dinner . They went home the next morning her phone rings, his sister tells her he passed away while sleeping! He was 50 and in perfect health, and...
    tennesseecountrygirl tennesseecountrygirl 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 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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