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I Remember How I Felt Growing Up

(not that we're ever DONE "growing up'!) 81 People

    I was taken from my parents

    when i was three...i guess they weren't very good....the state moved me around at a whim, went to a dozen schools and didn't hear (i love you) until i was in highschool.(my first girlf riend )...I really had no clue what love was...ithas been a life long battle of self discovery...
    travisliggett travisliggett 46-50, M Dec 6, 2013

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    The Neighborhood In The 70's

    We had dirt bikes, skateboards, hop scotch, jacks, marbles, and kick ball.  We all played outside all day long.  If you did something wrong any neighbor could correct you and you prayed they did not tell your mom.  Mom and dad took us to amusement parks after church on Sunday...
    tkioblu tkioblu 46-50, F Apr 22, 2012

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