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I Saw a House Burn Down

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    My Best Friends House - My friend's family lost their home to what they think was caused by a malfunction in the electrical wires. The fire took at most 12 minutes for the 2nd...
    lunatwo128 lunatwo128 16-17, F Oct 6, 2013

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    It Was A Trailer House - It was a trailer house.Actually,one I had preciously rented.Absolutely beautiful inside and out.There was a man from LosAlamos living in their.Another...
    februarydays februarydays 51-55, F Sep 19, 2010

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    We Were At the Coffee Shop and Saw Smoke and Flames Down the Block - So, of course, we downed our coffee and went and stood in the alley to watch. The fire people finally showed up...
    sombrehippie sombrehippie 22-25, F Aug 16, 2008

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    Across the Road - It was a long time ago, when I was a teen. Late at night and I saw a strange orange light coming through my window.  We lived out in the country about 7...
    soonermom soonermom 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2008

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    Neighbor - My neighbor's house burned down a lot when we were kids. I actually saw the lightening strike once when I was about 6. I never figured out what was wrong with the...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 1 Response May 10, 2010

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    When I Was Five Or Six - I saw my babysitters garage burn down. She was one street over, and I could see her house clearly from my front window. I was completely terrified. Ever...
    DemonVampire180 DemonVampire180 18-21, F Apr 6, 2012

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    House Fire: - In March of 2009 my neighbor who used to be my neighbor her house caught on fire her nephew lived there well that Saturday I was in the kitchen cooking heard fire...
    peaches2 peaches2 46-50, F Sep 6, 2011

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    I Saw a House Burn Down -  It was my own.  I was very little.  The fire started in my bedroom closet from an old water heater.  I was asleep.  My dad woke...
    vaguevocalist vaguevocalist 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 1, 2008

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    Yep. - It was my family's house. :/
    Vox Vox 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2008

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    I Actually Saw Two Houses Burn Down - The first one which burned down was on the other street parallel to ours.. I was really scared since it was only me and sister and my aunt...
    landpig landpig 16-17 1 Response Aug 19, 2008

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    I Just Saw My Neighbours House Burn Down While He Was Inside! - This morning at about 3:30am my BF and I awoke to hear sirens, it was the house across the road from our house, it...
    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella 31-35, F 63 Responses Aug 1, 2008

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    1976 My Grandmothers House Burnt Down - I WAS ABOUT 4 AND IT WAS SCARY AND A SHOCKING EXPERIENCE.THAT DAY THE NEW TRACTOR HAD JUST ARRIVED AND WE DON'T KNOW HOW THE FIRE STARTEDWE...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2012

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    Devil's Night 1984 - Being I grew up right next to Detroit, we have whats called devils night. That is night before halloween. Myself and 3 friends went into detroit only by a...
    curious2b curious2b 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 4, 2010

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    When I was 7 years old I got burned, my aunt was getting married outside at grandma's house, the family had been busy making the outside beautiful, burning brush and old branches...
    thatonegirlbree thatonegirlbree 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    It really makes me feel better to have a clean house. Too often, when I'm really upset, I just start picking things up. This leads to cleaning things up, organizing, dusting, etc...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    When I was about 4 I went to the park with my aunt and her two children, Shelley,12 and Graham,9.This was on my mom's birthday who died the year before so my aunt wanted to give my...
    Annamiya Annamiya 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    i had a house fire august 29th 2013. it was at 11:54 pm. I was home with my my one year old nephew and mt 8 month old daughter and my 2 year old daughter. the fire started in my...
    amberscott84 amberscott84 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Hi, I was burned in house fire when I was 19 yrs, I,m 39 now, with 3 beautiful children And good friends ,I have 45% burns, which most people don,t know cause I,m covered up all...
    annmar annmar 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Though I don't remember being burned (except for some vague memories of a window in my hospital room). I was 1 1/2 years old and being given a bath in the sink. My dad left for...
    aerfixus aerfixus 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I like to burn sage oil when it's a lot of people at my house....keeps bad vibes in check
    coraleigh coraleigh 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Last night! I was over my cousin's house playing Xbox. My aunt was putting in laundry and she started yelling for us to come down. Found weed in his pant pockets. My uncle was just...
    rainn2014 rainn2014 16-17, M 6 Responses Mar 28

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    When I was 7 I made friends with a girl named Dylan. I knew she had 4 sisters and 1 brother. But when I went to her house for the first time I realised her parents didn't really...
    Annamiya Annamiya 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 30

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    I'm not sure which dream I hated worse. The one from my first post, or this one. I woke up feeling SO SCARED. It was very late at night and me and my family lived in this house...
    movinmumble movinmumble 18-21, F Apr 4

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    April 11, 2008 worst day of my life. I remember it as if it were yesterday. My brother was taken away from us. Murdered in front of my own house. Shot by an assault rifle 23...
    Mdow2009 Mdow2009 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    It was around 2/3 in the morning and i couldn't get to sleep, i was tossing and turning all night. I was laying on my side thinking about what to dream about when i saw it. The...
    loveatheart loveatheart 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I admit it - I like to cross-dress. Sometimes, I would put something on, and just for a bit of a rush, take a quick walk around the outside of the house (either from the front door...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 1 Response Mar 28

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    I have a 10 year old cousin, her name is Princess. She is very sweet, kind and thoughtful, but I haven't seen her for about a month. The last time we saw each other, she spent the...
    queenmobster0410 queenmobster0410 13-15, F Apr 1

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    One day I was in my backyard . I was cracking my bullwhip . I started thinking about a dead rat I saw at my friend's house . Then all of a sudden I started looking for a dead...
    chriscool3232 chriscool3232 18-21, M Apr 3

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    im really in a very happy mood.. after all these years.. yes.. :-) to be frank.. i have read a lot of stupid experiences related "nak__d moms" .. but ya.. probably true.. i know im...
    newlife142 newlife142 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Like others I never thought I'd do this but I now find it difficult to handle the stress. It started when I accidentally burned my elbow when baking but the pain made me forget all...
    Charley808 Charley808 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    My house is haunted by 3 guys. I've got an older man a teen and a child, each kill violently. I meditated on the subject and I saw the instrument they were killed with, they showed...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Life has changed so much for me. I don't always feel like a freak and enjoy the majority of my life. I'm thankful for the second chance. Not always sure how to proceed but taking...
    Badina Badina 46-50, F Mar 24

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    Recently bought a new incense burner and incense. The scents include: hope, love, strawberry, French vanilla, china rain, sex on the beach, foreplay, and ******. Weird ones huh? So...
    JustCammy JustCammy 16-17, F Mar 30

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    While laying in bed tonight I was thinking back over my life & how someone closest to me has hurt me. Although I have forgiven this person, to think about it brought back those...
    shinkah1 shinkah1 31-35, F Mar 29

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    I was in my school auditorium. There was this earth quake, and my school was falling apart.Windows all broken doors all gone and long and deep narrow holes on the ground(like in...
    leena35 leena35 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    yesterday morning as usual me and my mom did yoga together but she started having back pain. for her im still just a kid even though i turned 17. today was my best day. i used to...
    newlife142 newlife142 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    My 13 year old little sister. No idea what she had done. I was sleep but I woke up to hearing her begging not to get spanked. I came out my room on the way to the bathroom. Her...
    rainn2014 rainn2014 16-17, M 5 Responses Mar 30

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    Today I saw this girl... about my age and 4 foot 10. She looked like a normal teenager until she lifted her sleeve up to give her an injection of some sort of medication in her arm...
    Icantcutanymore Icantcutanymore 18-21, F Apr 2

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    The past two weeks of school that I have had (been on spring break this week) were extremely stressful and overwhelming. Towards the end of those two week mu body was shutting down...
    rokrchik1211 rokrchik1211 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Today I took a screwdriver and heated it with a lighter. When it got hot I pressed it into my arm. Now it's blistering and popping which is gross. But burning gives me a sensation...
    Rainbowgirl4Ever Rainbowgirl4Ever 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I plan to. There's nothing I can do to take back what I did to Alex, my love. She killed herself because I left her alone, I pushed her away, she was destroyed and I was the last...
    TryingFailing TryingFailing 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Tell me does anybody burn with cigars/cigarettes. I do and I'm doing it now.
    exhibiter1000 exhibiter1000 51-55, M Apr 6

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    It is the only thing sometimes that stops my pain, my brain... I get a very calming sensation that sweeps my body and mind when I burn me. A sense of well being. That I can then go...
    thetortoisewas thetortoisewas 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I am a retired female firefighter who also lost my sight due to being trapped in a burning building. i would like to communicate with people who share my strifes and triumphs. If...
    Integrity60 Integrity60 51-55 3 Responses a week ago

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    I was burned at about 6 to 9 months of age. It consumes so many of my thoughts since it's literally staring me in the face. I have lived my whole life trying to look normal but I'm...
    SingleLizAgain SingleLizAgain 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just saw a blue spark of light occur behind my iPhone as I was messaging a friend on here. :) In a mystic's terms, that usually means a strong spiritual presence is surrounding...
    ArchSeven327 ArchSeven327 18-21, M Mar 18

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    I saw the last pirates of the Carrabian (idk how to spell that) right before they took it down, it was packed there too, i dont know why they closed the place :(
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F Mar 18

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    Some of my favorite times ever, were at a coffee house called The Bohemian Bean Company in the early 90s. It was an old building with vaulted and vintage tiled ceilings. Huge plate...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I saw a ufo a few years ago but what I saw matched nothing in other sightings so I never reported it. I was with a group of friends in my jacuzzi when one came out of the woods...
    madyo madyo 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I actually didn't start watching until Miss Kenya came on, actually I'm sorry until I saw Apollo, with his fine self.But Kenya is evil, but hilarious!! I'm sure they all exaggerate...
    Deseraye1 Deseraye1 31-35, F Mar 25

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