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I Think Were Here to Get Through This Thing Called Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 79 People

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     You will never get out of it alive
    Beauphord Beauphord 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 23, 2009

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    Is This The Life We've Longed And Hoped For?

    Fantasy and imagination, the words of mystery. We day dream each and everyday, the likes of myself, about, being successful, winning lottery, having the life you wanted, wishing and hoping for the better future for oneself. Even at the age of 50 you still have those 'dreams', yet...
    JohnCoffie JohnCoffie 22-25 Apr 4, 2012

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    Wrong!

    We are here to LIVE this thing called Life.  
    AGeminisTwin AGeminisTwin 36-40, F Jun 24, 2009

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