I Saw Something Bad

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    I Saw Stuff I Didn't Believe Would Or Could Happen

    In the jungles of Viet Nam I saw people (soldiers) just disappear. One moment their there, than an explosion and thei were gone. Whole villages disappeared after bombing raids. Back on the main land (USA) I saw hatred for the soldiers returning from the war. I didn't...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    5 Responses Feb 14, 2010

    When I Was 10

    A few years ago, me and a group of friends were just hanging around. One of them offered the idea to throw eggs at people's houses. They went to buy some eggs.. Me and a driend didn't agree so we didn't throw any eggs. We were just talking, and suddenly the others were gone. We...
    littlewolf1 littlewolf1
    18-21
    2 Responses Jul 22, 2013

    Nothing Worst Then Death

    have seen way to much death in this life but yet it has refused to take me
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Mar 5, 2012

    A Place Where People Kill People For Nothing

    I have worked here at the courthouse for eight years. I started in the Circuit Clerks Office and then came here to the Public Defenders Office. When I worked in the Clerks Office I was placed the the Felony Division. I went to court on a regular basis, almost daily. There was two...
    CarrieBeth CarrieBeth
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 18, 2010

    On Saturday my step gramma took my sister

    and I out to see Cinderella, which was okay, though I pretty much hate princesses. Afterwards though, we went back to her house (my grandpa was there because he stayed home sick) and I'm 99% positive they blame me for letting their huge "puppy" out of the house. Then my grammas...
    zydeko zydeko
    18-21
    Apr 11, 2015

    It Could've Been Alot Worse.

    When I was about eight, my dad had broken up with his long time, on again-off again girlfriend.  She started dating some young punk, whose family were friends of my dad's family for years.  Well, one night my dad, this girl he was seeing, and I were staying at my aunt...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2009

    I just saw a guy who parked his car wrongly

    near the gutter. One of his wheels exploded. Too bad.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 11, 2015

    Two Things

    I was working at JCPenney Outlet in the men's department and heard a man yelling at a woman. Than I heard the slap. I discreetly went to the employee phone and talked to security. A few customers that witnessed it expressed concern and asked if I called security. I reassured...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 22, 2009

    Too Bad So Sad

      I got off work ~11:30pm and was headed to my apartment. I was on a side street when this muscle car bumps the back of my motor cycle. I had a Honda 450cc that was supped up and was a beast on off road hill jumping. These guys were yelling, had there high beams on and...
    Dewduster Dewduster
    66-70, M
    7 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    Name of the Game

    If you are male and you work in a small hospital at night you are called to any event that needs a pair of strong hands. I think I had been working at the hospital for ~ a month when I got called to the Psy ward for the first time. A beautiful young woman was screaming and...
    Dewduster Dewduster
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2009

    Can't Forget

    Well, i was about 11 years old and then my mum and her boyfriend were fighting. They fighted quite a bit and he got abusive sometimes. And then this one day he was saying what a dog/***** her mum (my grandma) was and she said something and then he put his hands around her neck...
    MyPeril MyPeril
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 21, 2008

    And I Still Freak Out About It.

    i was working on a house one summer.the owner was talking to me,while the renters were inside arguing.i started back to work,and five minutes later the man came out.he sat on the porch.then without warning ,he pulled out a gin and blew his brains out.i was ina state of shock.the...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    5 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    Long Time Ago

    When I  was young between the age 8-10, I was playing outside.  I decided to go to a friend's house as I reached in front of her house, there was one of her parent with a guy friend and they were ducked underneath their balcony with a...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Apr 12, 2010

    All the People Waiting Were White As Sheets

      There was a code blue and my beeper went off. I was in the parking lot and had to run up the ER ramp as I headed inside. I knew something was up because all the people waiting along the hallway outside the ER room were white as sheets.    A nurse pointed to a...
    Dewduster Dewduster
    66-70, M
    6 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    My Mom Saw It.

    Back in early December, 2002, my family and I woke and began our normal day.  My mom made mention that our dog had been barking at 4AM.  Our dog never barked.  Well, we decided she was just being dramatic and I went out to wait for my bus at 6:30, like always. I...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2009

    It Was Disgusting

    I saw a dead dog, run over, beside the street. I still feel bad when I think about it.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    9 Responses Mar 31, 2009

    Entire Family Was Burned

      I was talking to the ER nurses one late night when I noticed one of the nurses went white. Her jaw dropped and she turned white. We all turned to see what she was looking at and saw a large man walking up the ramp with a little girl in his arms. He was black and pink...
    Dewduster Dewduster
    66-70, M
    7 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    By Some Standards...

    I've witnessed a lot of bad in my life. Some people can't conceive of the things that I was exposed to at a young age. Others, would consider my experiences just the tip of the iceberg. That's why I don't even try to compare my experiences or traumas with other people's. I will...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Sep 26, 2008
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