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I Remember Christmas As A Child

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    Christmas Is For Children

    The infant class were doing painting this morning, teacher asked that they draw and paint a picture about the baby Jesus.After a while, Miss was looking at a young girl's design which included a Man leading a donkey on which sat a woman holding a very large bundle and a funny six...
    DesertRanger DesertRanger 66-70, M Dec 23, 2011

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    Listening For Santa......

    We all remenmber what it was like when we were young children, the wonder and the excitment of Christmas Eve....... Listening For Santa; A squeak on the the stairs, could santa be here? better pull up my blankets, right up to my ears, so he will see me fast asleep...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Dec 13, 2010

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    Only From 12 On

    anything before that was with birth family and i knew i was not wanted
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 23, 2011

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    No I obviously don't, I'm far too young for that. But I do remember when computers where novelties, I remember when a lot of households including my own didn't have computers. Hell...
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    this is a true story. It really happened to me. It was during the war in 1944. It was Close to Christmas time.My father was in the army in the pacific. It was just my mother and...
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    I'm a Navy Brat who had a bit of an interesting childhood. This is by no means a sob story, I had a very privileged upbringing, it was just a tad dysfunctional. My parents worked...
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    I can't believe I'm doing this but I need to get this out of my system. I cannot remember my age I think I was around the age of 10 but I remember everything so distinctively. It...
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    I'm going to do this, ok. And I'm NOT going to cry, no. When I was 7 my father left us. I am a child of 7, the youngest, and the only girl. It was tough on most of us when my...
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    'If You Love Someone with Alcoholic Parents' It's a great article by a blogger Amy Eden and all credit goes to her, absolutely, I don't mean to steal it, just to share because it...
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    Okay this is the first time that I have written my story.... . Well typed it . It all started when my mom (who I love so deeply) got married to this man when I was 5 years old ! I...
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    One my my earliest memories and most vivid is from when I was 4. It was a year or 2 after my parents divorced and my mother was in a downward spiral. Her boyfriend moved in with us...
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    I ******* remember my 1st painful breakup. actually we don't have a proper breakup. we're a childhood friends. we grew up together until I'm 17 and his 19?? I guess? I don't...
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    I was about 10, On christmas eve my dad beat my mum and ran away, my mum wandered around the house with a knife, a bottle of wine and painkillers, screaming she was going to kill...
    zacisbest45 zacisbest45 16-17, M Sep 11

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    For a while in my life the last few years, off and on, there was some beautiful moments of repose. The last of which was several months ago. Don't get me wrong, I have always been...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am from a family of one sister and two brothers. Mom and dad were good parents but had very short fuses and did not tolerate any bad behavior. Our parents believed that...
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    Tomorrow marks the 14th year since my father passed away. He was 68, almost 69. The manner of his passing is not important any more. His being gone from my life is though. This...
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    I don't really know what to say to this....Yes I am against such a thing. i don't think if you aren't emotionally stable that you should have a child. If you are quick to anger and...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I love the Polar Express and my brother and I always watch Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Christmas
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    I was 3 years old. And uh my mom was working nights so' my dad had me sleep in bed with him. He gave me this drink. And all I remember is the next morning waking up and I had my...
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