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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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    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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    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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    Remembering my childhood missing the 90's hip hop and pop mvs seeing mtv nelly,chingy(myfault) , and janet jackson sometimes watching nick nick nick nick nick are you afraid of the...
    Xxchristinx18 Xxchristinx18 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    One silly childhood memory would be getting married to my best friend at that time who was also my neighbour under our desk in class in kindergarten. That was 12 years ago and we...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I was around 7 - 8 years of age when I was tooken from my mother my mother and stepfather were very cruel to me as I can remember. My mother and father divorced in 1972 my father...
    Tweetybird2012 Tweetybird2012 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    My first love broke up with me for his first love who broke up with him. She decided she wanted him back. They were high school sweethearts. Was I upset? Yes, no, I don't know.I...
    Fudgetruffle Fudgetruffle 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Anyone knowing my own personal experiences won't be supprised that I'm against it, but what is "it" exactly? Child abuse. It's not always sexual, not even physical... it's taking...
    ValR ValR 41-45, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    It shouldn't hurt to be a child. No child should feel like they are alone in the world, and nothing that they can do is right, but so many do, and the ones who do, feel like they...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I was born in Hong Kong and then moved back to Canada 6 months later and started kindergarten there. My parents and teachers noticed something strange about me and my mom took me...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 27

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    OR??? Reading a group of seven year-olds the Christmas story, the quietest child in the whole class, raised his hand... 'Yes Daniel?' 'What's a virgin, miss?' (Oh God, need to...
    Moonpenny Moonpenny 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    For some reason I've been thinking about my childhood. Maybe as another birthday is around the corner I'm just reminiscing. I just want to share some things that I remember and...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 10

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    Best thing to EVER happen to me!- At age 9 I failed a math quiz and feared the beating I would get at home. My mother didn't spank. She beat me with a belt all over my body and...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    I was in the office at my boss's house .I even remember what color the cable line was that we pulled in so that we could all sit and watch as our country unraveled. it was Grey. I...
    mrinvader mrinvader 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I realize that If i'm going to accomplish, those accomplishments won't mean much unless I have children that are going to bear that legacy. So that's why i want kids eventually. I...
    IndoSavior IndoSavior 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    It has been years since I have been on site. I now have 2 beautiful children, a 4yr old daughter and a 4month old son. They are my world and I love them so much. My partner has a...
    iamconfused iamconfused 22-25 49 mins ago

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    I remember as a child writing my father letters in prison. I remember birthdays not seeing my mother. I remember being left home alone. I remember not having food, not having...
    KeeWee812 KeeWee812 22-25, F Aug 4

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    Although it's styled as a children's book it speaks to both children and adult in different ways. From Le Petit Prince: --------------------- It was then that the fox appeared...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I keep having bad nightmares about my childhood about when on Christmas Eve my mum threatened to kill herself and my dad kicked the **** out of her friend in a drunken rage, I was...
    zacisbest45 zacisbest45 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    I remember him as Mork and he made me laugh. I was young and so was he...he helped me get through some disappointments with his laughter. He seemed so alive and every time I saw...
    flyingstone flyingstone 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I hate child worshippers. Those deluded souls who believe children and paragons of purity, kindness, and everything good about the human race. That laughable idea is quickly...
    MidsouthGuy MidsouthGuy 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I love Christmas music...I love Christmas season! I love Christmas everything :)
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I have memories of being an uncle who died around a year before I was born. I used to remember a lot more as a child but my mother decided not to influence me into thinking about...
    girlfromtralfamadore girlfromtralfamadore 18-21, F Aug 2

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    I am in a playful mood this week! But before my friend Gwyneth takes this as a signal to chase me up and down the street (wishful thinking on my part), let me explain. Article 31...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 5

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    It seems like a dream. We use to make forts as children. Bunch of chairs in a circle with blankets covering on top of them. One day playing in the fort it was dark inside of there...
    HushedThoughts HushedThoughts 22-25 Aug 6

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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...
    brook9723 brook9723 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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                   I cannot say for sure if I love life before the Internet more (because I love each & every...
    sparkled85 sparkled85 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    I do remember loved ones from the past, but I have put a lot of work making sure that is where I keep those memories. I'd much rather be working on my future. Those relationships...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I remember I was 7 or 8 or even younger. I was playing show and tell. My nephews was in the audience. I was standing on this bench/table. I forgot what I was showing off. I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    It was the year the wii came out I saw the box in a a bag my mom had in her hand I was right next to her, very careless. We'll Christmas Day she said "Santa must've got you the wii...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I want nothing more than to forget it... Sometimes I have nightmares of what happened in my childhood on the outside everything seemed perfect most people looked at my household...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    I don't think compared to others experiances in abuse and bullying that mine is worth mentioning but I just have to get it off my chest since it has recently come back to haunt me...
    Irishshewolf Irishshewolf 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can remember being spanked numerous times as a child. Today, while in Walmart, I over heard a mother threatening to spank her young daughter, if she didn't stop her behavior. It...
    ryleebeth ryleebeth 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 27

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    Where I'd Like To Be-A ghost saved twelve-year-old Maddie's life when she was an infant, her Granny Lane claims, so Maddie must always remember that she is special. But it's hard...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I was always a strange child. I use to think that trains were dragons and that if you ate enough of those colored candies your skin would turn into that specific color. I never...
    UnusualAngel UnusualAngel 18-21, F Aug 2

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    I remember him standing over my bed while i slept I remember when i was older the same thing but stuff happened, not to the extent many would assume but it was to the point where i...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I remember this memory very vividly, despite being half asleep and 6 years old. Our family was on a week long road trip to Colorado, and my brother and I were sleeping in the...
    Maximum1397 Maximum1397 18-21, M 5 days ago

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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...
    58Coot 58Coot 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    I just love Christmas music and being able to spend time with my family!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F Jul 28

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    Elf is my favorite Christmas movie.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    The night before Thanksgiving through Christmas is my favorite time of the year. Everything about it is just so festive and exciting. Love being with family and friends during that...
    sammy0216 sammy0216 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    So This Year I'm planning to take a vacation during christmas alone. I really deserve it as this year so far has been hard on me.. I can't wait to go!
    Kirsebaera Kirsebaera 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Christmas always reminds me 'Home Alone'
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I just want **** and all of you this Christmas ;) ♥ xo
    xrefusetosink xrefusetosink 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Catch Me If You Can-In the children's home I grew up in the most frequent punishment was to stick a misbehaving kid in a corner of the big day room of their particular cottage...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F Jul 26

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    It was not my first relationship, but he is always known as my first love. We met while we were working together in high school. He took my friend to the prom, but from there, we...
    mysterywoman69 mysterywoman69 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    My first kiss was on the borderline between a silly childhood game and a real first kiss...one that had adult emotions behind it, so I have always considered it my first kiss. I...
    KatieInSoCal KatieInSoCal 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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