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    FEATURED FIVE - READING   "In my personal opinion, the human mind cannot tolerate too much reality so once in a while we must escape to a world of fiction, adventure, and fun."  EP Member:  ForeverAutumn   As 2008 winds down, the UK begins to...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 10 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    Life Apologies

    •You probably remember me from the other day. I was the one who reacted very slowly to the green traffic light. When you honked your horn, I realized I was holding up traffic, so please accept my apology. However, I do want you to know why I seemed in a daze. You see, I was...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M Jul 26, 2012

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    Inspirational Stories From 2011

    Wishing you a Happy New Year from the EP family. As 2011 comes to a close and we prepare to celebrate the coming of the new year, take a look at some of these inspirational stories written by fellow EPers. Tips for Better Living in the New Year Never judge your worth based on...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 14 Responses Dec 27, 2011

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    Life Lines...

    1) SHOW UP 2) PAY ATTENTION 3) TELL THE TRUTH, IF ONLY TO YOURSELF (SOME TRUTHS ARE BETTER LEFT UNSAID) 4) BE CONSISTANT 5) DON'T BE PERSONALLY ATTACHED TO THE OUTCOME
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    The Mouse Trap

    A mouse looked through the crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package. “What food might this contain?” the mouse wondered. He was devastated to discover it was a mousetrap. Retreating to the farmyard, the mouse proclaimed the warning: “There is a...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M Jul 23, 2012

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    Teach Me

    Every time you are in contact with a person, ask yourself, "What is this person meant to teach me?",  Every person in our lives has a lesson to teach us, and we teach them as well.  Some lessons include: to become stronger, to be more communicative, to trust intuition, to be...
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F Jan 9, 2012

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    Absolute Must Read

    The EP member iwritebiographies has the most inspiring and uplifting stories. At the request of many people who have read her stories in other groups, she created a group specifically for people to go to, so that they could read her writing without having to sort through stuff...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    Ep Newsletter - Sept. 17th

    Welcome to this week's Experience Project Newsletter! September is International Self-Awareness Month and people from around the world are taking the time to reflect on their behavior and way of thinking. In a world where we often have to exude a tough exterior, get to know...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F Oct 20, 2009

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    Inspiring Writer

    Iwritebiographies is a very inspiring writer. She always posts positive stories.  Even when things go bad for her she always finds a way to let it roll.She doesn't have that sappy crappy happy-go-lucky attitude about everything.  Not at all.She's real and tells it like it is...
    ladygodiva110 ladygodiva110 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    Wise Quotes:

    "Live one day at a time and make it a masterpiece!""Avoid negative sources, such as, people, places and habits.""Believe in yourself; only you know what's best for you.""Try not to be judgemental, and see things from every angle.""Don't give up and don't give in.""Everything you...
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2012

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    The Lost Wallet...a Great Love Story

    As I walked home one freezing day, I stumbled on a wallet someone had lost in the street. I picked it up and looked inside to find some identification so I could call the owner. But the wallet contained only three dollars and a crumpled letter that looked as if it had been in...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 26, 2012

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    What Goes Around Comes Around

    One day a man saw an old lady, stranded on the side of the road, but even in the dim light of day, he could see she needed help. So he pulled up in front of her Mercedes and got out. His Pontiac was still sputtering when he approached her. Even with the smile on his face, she...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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    The Story Of An Ant

    One morning I wasted nearly an hour watching a tiny ant carry a huge feather across my back terrace. Several times it was confronted by obstacles in its path and after a momentary pause it would make the necessary detour. At one point the ant had to negotiate a crack in the...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 23, 2012

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    Get To Know Someone.......

    My neighbor was an old man when I first met him. He had gray hair and sad brown eyes, and he was the kind of man that would lean against a wall with a cigarette in his hand. Later, my dad told me the story. My neighbor had been a victim of a concentration camp in the Holocaust...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2012

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    This Desert Heart

    Hello my pretties,    One of the things that I have been accused of for pretty much my entire adult life is the sin of introspecting too much. Maybe they are all correct; maybe I dwell on the human condition too much. The topic, though, fascinates me as no other topic does...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 24, 2009

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    My War ...this Is What Really Happened

    I have been writing a book for the last year, and here is a chapter out of it...I am hoping that I get the book published ..The accounts are accurate , I was there...Lt. Brian MAGREBEH As we moved on Magrebeh, an eerie, ghost-town feeling permeated the scene. No individual was...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M Jul 22, 2012

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    Many Amazing Stories On Ep--here Are A Few!

    Welcome to this week's Experience Project Newsletter, featuring amazing stories from everyday people. I Love Reading Books Beyond the Pages I am a world traveler, since my childhood...I have been Alice in Wonderland, played with the seven dwarfs and kissed by a prince...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    Introduction

    Introducing:  I want the Best of EP Hello EP Members, Thank you for all of the stories and experiences you share with us, everyday through the various groups on EP! With so many exceptional stories to choose from, every week I’ll be highlighting five powerful, funny...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    My Rosebud

    Hello my pretties,    The word was whispered, yet conveyed intense emotion. Rosebud. The last, best image in citizen Kane's head. The one thought that defined his soul. When my time comes, I wonder what my Rosebud will be. I wonder which of the billions of images, feelings...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    A Story Of An Eagle Living With Chickens

    Once upon a time, at a large mountainside there was an eagle nest with 4 large eagle eggs inside. One day, an earthquake rocked the mountain causing one of the eggs to roll down to a chicken farm, located in the valley below. The chickens knew that they must protect the eagle egg...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 23, 2012

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    Believe In Yourself

    There may be days when you get up in the morning and things aren’t the way you had hoped they would be. That’s when you have to tell yourself that things will get better. There are times when people disappoint you and let you down. But those are the times when you must...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M Jul 23, 2012

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    Exactly what is this?

    Please respond all you E P insiders?
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Jun 8

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    Simple Amazement

    Hello my pretties,    After reading a huge amount of posts on this site, reading comments to those posts, and reading answers to some of the questions, I have come to a conclusion: I am amazed by people. Not that this statement is incendiary or unique, but it is...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 25, 2009

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    EP In Space

      Any one who has seen the movie Matrix should be able to understand the concept of human minds being connected through advance computers systems that in turn can create the illusion of “reality”. The point of this story is that EP is a sophisticated human...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 30 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    Dont Hope,...decide

    While waiting to pick up a friend at the airport in Portland, Oregon, I had one of those life-changing experiences that you hear other people talk about — the kind that sneaks up on you unexpectedly. This one occurred a mere two feet away from me. Straining to locate my friend...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 23, 2012

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    I Was Loved

    Everyone in the apartment complex I lived in years ago knew who Ugly was. Ugly was the resident tomcat. Ugly loved three things in this world: fighting, eating garbage, and, shall we say, love. The combination of these things combined with a life spent outside had their effect on...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2012

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    There Is a Distance...

    Hello my pretties,    Being a kid was like having great sex on a rainy night with a smoky sax playing in the background, even though I had no idea what sex was or a sax sounded like. I knew what rainy nights felt like...    Now that I know about the two 3-letter words...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 8, 2009

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    Tips For A Beautiful Life !

    This story contains some “tips” that may bring you a beautiful life. Read them, live by them more fully, and I promise you will experience a beautiful life! •Take a 10-30 minute walk every day and while you walk, smile. •Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M Jul 23, 2012

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    Stories For the 12-year-old In You!

    If you have young children, grandchildren, or nieces and nephews, you may often find yourself laughing at one of their innocent knock-knock and playground jokes.  This week’s funny featured stories celebrate the youthful humor within all of us.   BY:  Ernst...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    Relationships

    Finding your perfect match and falling in love is an exciting journey and one to be truly appreciated.  Though relationships, as joy-filled as they can be, often come with a variety of challenges.    Read about how EP members are succeeding in their relationships...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    A Battle with Cancer

      Cancer has affected many of our lives.  If not directly it is likely that we have had family or friends who have found themselves battling this disease.   EP members have taken the time to share their experiences.   Read the powerful stories of cancer...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2008

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    " True Love " Story

    One day, a young guy and a young girl fell in love. But the guy came from a poor family. The girl’s parents weren’t too happy. So the young man decided not only to court the girl but to court her parents as well. In time, the parents saw that he was a good man and was worthy...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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    A Beautiful Ending And A New Beginning!

    Over the past year there has been much sorrow and struggle, not only with my teen son, but also in myself as well. I had begun to give up, wax and wane from the disappointments of every failed effort to "make" things different. My son had become someone I did not know and...
    prettywomanNautumn prettywomanNautumn 51-55, F 4 Responses Dec 28, 2011

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    Yeah, I don't really know a lot about this,

    so please tell me if you know?
    AJEckle AJEckle 16-17, F Aug 19

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    EP Newsletter - July 1st

    Welcome to this week's Experience Project Newsletter! Who can't use a good laugh and a little inspiration? Check out these powerful, funny, inspirational, and thought-provoking stories written by real people from around the world. I Am Transgender High School Reunion I...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2009

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    Guilt - a Useless Emotion?

    As I walk very slowly down this path of recovery I feel as though I am doing very well indeed - in fact I'm going to stop right now and give myself a big pat on the back. I do feel as though I am trying to in some way pre warn myself about each emotions so that I can be...
    catya47 catya47 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    I Have Learned..............

    Here is a list of what I have learned....at least, what I have learned that is meaningful.................... I’ve learned- that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them. I’ve learned- that no matter how much I...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 22, 2012

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    EP Love Story-members to Marry

        Two of our members have discovered love on EP and will be getting married Dec. 27th. Join us in congratulating BlueGeorgia and Mello on their upcoming wedding by signing their wedding card! http://www.experienceproject.com/group-gr... Though Mello (a vegan...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    More Must Reads - Past, Present, Future

      Millions share their memories from the past, discuss the challenges of today, and state their hopes for the future.   Here are a few that shouldn’t be missed!   Crazy Inside http://www.experienceproject.com/uw.php?e... “To the rest of the world I...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    Learn From Mistakes

    Thomas Edison tried two thousand different materials in search of a filament for the light bulb. When none worked satisfactorily, his assistant complained, “All our work is in vain. We have learned nothing.” Edison replied very confidently, “Oh, we have come a long way and...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M Jul 23, 2012

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    Structured Thoughts In Random Order

    Hello my pretties,    Driving down one of the innumerable freeways in this city one day, I noticed how many people were in the left lane, speeding towards some ultimate and possibly mundane end, in a hurry to get to The Dollar Store or Old Navy, and for what, I ask? It was...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2009

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    You're Cordially Invited: Ep Meetup NYC!

    We're planning our first East Coast meetup and would love to see you there! If you'll be in the New York City area on Thursday, May 31st and are interested in attending please mark  your calendar and email help@experiencerpoject.com  to RSVP. It's an opportunity to mingle...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    "Difficult time is the greatest magician of the

    world, it can change the face of ur dear ones, in seconds" Goodnight
    lost021 lost021 18-21, F Apr 18

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    It Might Be Love

    Hello my pretties, I have a lover's quarrel with the word "love." It seems to be over-used, mis-used, and mistaken for anything from sexual consent to the quality of steak. I hate the word love, but I love the idea of love, notwithstanding its various connotations. To wit...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    Book Lovers!

    Hello All- I'm involved in the NatAmGoGo campaign to produce and distribute my latest novel CRESCENDO as an audiobook. This campaign at Indiegogo also benefits a Native American language and culture foundation. Lots of perks available, including the unabridged audiobook recording...
    NativeWords NativeWords 51-55, F Sep 9, 2013

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    Keep Your Dream

    I have a friend named Monty Roberts who owns a horse ranch in San Ysidro. He has let me use his house to put on fund-raising events to raise money for youth at risk programs. The last time I was there he introduced me by saying, “I want to tell you why I let Jack use my horse...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M Jul 26, 2012

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    The Seed Of Honesty

    A successful business man was growing old and knew it was time to choose a successor to take over the business. Instead of choosing one of his Directors or his children, he decided to do something different. He called all the young executives in his company together. He said...
    bandatra bandatra 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 26, 2012

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    Happy New Year

    HOPING YOU HAPPY NEW YEAR ,I WISH TO ME & YOU ALL NICE WONDERFUL NEW YEAR 2012. SEE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE. APPRECIATE ALL NICE HAPPEN TO US . REMEMBER THE HAPPY TIME WE HAD LAST YEAR .
    SAVANY SAVANY 18-21, M Dec 31, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Betrayal and more - Requested by Artz4Life since she considered my last poem a rap instead ._. A bunch of deception but I must applaud you are the definition of a true fraud...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 11 hrs ago

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    So i have been trying to start writing something longer than just another one page half story. This is what i started now... thoughts?In every town there was one like her...
    QuiteElementary QuiteElementary 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    I have started writing so many stories.. but i never seem to get around to finishing them. So here is another start of another story i hope to one day finish. In every town there...
    QuiteElementary QuiteElementary 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    Gambling has wreck havoc on my life. It stems from my depression that i have been suffering from since i was ten. I turned to gambling very heavily after losing my house and...
    feelinalone feelinalone 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 1

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