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I Want to Make a Difference In My World

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    I think that people need to recognize

    that they are acting as if they're the center of their own universe and it's like a wrecking ball to everything around them. When they take the time to give a little consideration to circumstance or to their surroundings, it does make the world better. Unfortunately most of us...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 1 Response Mar 16

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    Proximal Atonement

    I had a dream once where it was the year 2000 again, the first thing I realized was that the war had not started. I went to my old friends house, the one I don't know anymore, I rushed there on my bike to meet his dad who has spent his entire life going to University, he's not...
    THENANO13 THENANO13 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    i Want to Make a Difference...

    i want to make a difference, i just don't think i am capable of it.
    lunarmaria lunarmaria 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2009

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    I Can Try to But I Have a Whil...

    i can try to but i have a while to do what i want to do.
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2007

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    I So Try

    I do what I can... pick up trash from the streets, hold collections, donate time and money, even run around turning off the lights in my guys offices (which makes them crazy). I know these are all little things but if we all do the little things maybe it will make a BIG...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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    Make A Difference

    Make a difference,Yes, in my world,Would be great,Only problem is,Wish I wasn't dreaming.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 22, 2012

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    Some people are egotistical.

    Some people can watch you hurt and not do anything about it.Its pretty sickening , but it's life . You know I could sit here and write away about how evil the world is but I won't . I believe that things will get better in time , just give it time.Im an altruist , I believe in...
    jayseca jayseca 16-17, F Jul 19

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    I Feel Like I Can

    THE ONLY QUESTION IS AM I? I LOVE  BEING A PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER THAN ME (CAUSE IT MAKES ME LOOK SO MUCH SMALLER IN PROPORTION) IT ALSO MAKES ME FEEL LIKE I AM A PART OF SOMETHING LIKE I AM IN ON THE JOKE... BUT ANYWAYS... I DO LOVE THE FEELING THAT I AM MAKING A...
    mmjgg mmjgg 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    I Want Lots of Money Just So I Can Give a Lot Away

    I want to help battered womens and childrens abuse centers. I want to give to the hungry and the poor. I want to make a difference in so many lifes. I give whenever and wherever I can, it's who I am, it's inside of me to give and to help others. I just wish God would give me...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 10 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    A Life That Matters

    I'd love to make a difference, and i believe we all have the capability to do so, even for the simplest ways and littlest things. we can always try to help out and be the best we can be. a little change goes a long way:)
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2009

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    Recent Dedication: Homeless

    I do not want to get into a lot of details here, it would take forever. However the past two summers I have spent the my full time serving a homeless shelter in my nearby urban city. Its been a great humbling experience that I may write about sometime.   What I...
    IndependentOne IndependentOne 18-21, M Jul 20, 2009

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    Amazing Myself!

    It's an ugly world out there. Especially for the low income children who barely see their parents, guardians or caretakers because they're off working two...sometimes three jobs to provide a good home with the basic essentials. It's the same story for the abused, the neglected...
    diggersstory diggersstory 70+, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2006

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    I have been involved with voluntary work

    and community service for most of my life. I was a hospital visitor, I have worked in a charity shop for Oxfam, I was a Red Cross volunteer for nearly fifteen years and a Street Angel for two years. I have worked to help street kids in Romania and received an award for setting...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Mar 13

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    Looking For Women To Share Their Stories Online

    You know when people are talking about experiences, or illnesses, maybe conditions that you thought ´pfff that would never happen to me!´ or even if you didnt think this, you thought it seemed something distant, couldn´t really feel or relate to, till the day it...
    wawa84 wawa84 26-30, F Jul 4, 2010

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    Make A Diffrence

    We all can make a diffrencein the world if we work together . All we have to do is smile to someone and be nice to one another . Lend a helping hand to someone in need then we all can make a big difference in the world .
    wildman43055 wildman43055 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    I am a 16 years old girl.

    I take everything lightly and I'm the most childish of my friend group. I befriend people that are younger most of the time and the friends that are my age makes fun of me. How do I start acting mature? I need to act my age. My friend calls me "HORSE LEG" because I don't know...
    kaybir kaybir 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Starting A Revolution

    I really want to make a difference in the world. I feel like the youth all across the globe has been robbed of their future. There is no more security in the world, not for us and not for our children. Societies have gotten so clouded that I am not sure who to believe, and am...
    StuckWithTheVicious StuckWithTheVicious 22-25, F Aug 14, 2012

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    Help Me Make A Diffrence! :-0

    I want to stop bullying around schools. I am sick and tired of all this gossip, and violnce that I have to go through and hear everyday. It drives me insane. When Rachel's Challange came to our school it didn't seem to effect anybody but me. It inspired me greatly. Rachel was an...
    girlsonboats girlsonboats 13-15 2 Responses Mar 1, 2011

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    I want to make the world a better place

    for future generations. I want to create a utopia free from crime, poverty, and the reliance on natural resources. I want the soundtrack of that utopia to be "perfect day" by Lou Reed. Mainly because I knew the song before the ps4 commercial.
    Emiliodecker Emiliodecker 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I want to make music.

    I would practice my craft more often but full time school and job take up a lot if my time, but my time will come my voice will be heard
    domnight10 domnight10 22-25, M Mar 17

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    Hey Everyone

    I'm trying to respond to everyone's messages ASAP. Please don't think I'm ignoring you....love all my EP friends<3
    Natalie123ariel Natalie123ariel 22-25, F Jun 1, 2012

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    iamgod1 iamgod1 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    The Little Things

    I do try top do little things, like washing at a lower temp and using energy saving lightbulbs, giving money to charities. Recycling, reusing plastic carrier bags - that sort of thing. I would love to do more though.....I just dont know what to do or how to go about it.....
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2007

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    I Want To Make A Difference

    I stand up for my beliefs of equality very much. I am a photographer and use my gift of art to also raise awareness of LGBT equality within my state and county, as well as staying current on important worldwide petitions. I try to do everything I can to better the world around...
    WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn 26-30, F Oct 27, 2011

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    I hope to do something

    as a biomedical engineer that can be put in the history or science books we all studied from in high school. I want people to learn about what I did and how I changed things for them, how their lives wouldn't be the same without me :)
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    That's Why...

    ...I do the things I do. I volunteer. I smile a lot. I try to engage others. I'm taking a PR course in college next year. My lifes goal is to be happy, and to make as many other people happy in the process as I can.
    vanillaicecream vanillaicecream 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2009

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    Random Acts Of Kindness

      "Kind actions clean your history, creating openings for miracles (wonders) reach your life.Perhaps consider making more of these actions with this intention in mind."   Yehuda Berg.Recently, searching about kindness I found in the Internet Random Acts of Kindness Foundation...
    MyNameIsCecilia MyNameIsCecilia 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    I want to finish school

    and work with vets to help them adjust to being home and to make sure they know the programs out there they have available to them. I had to fight to find even the most basic of services when I first came home, no soldier should ever have to go through that.
    Addison87 Addison87 26-30, M Jan 21

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    I Was Sen Tback To This World But I Was Never Told Why

    i remember waking intot he light and being told it was not my time and thenext thing i knew our grandmother was screaming and i was being told to go see alcie 10 feet tall andi was given a shot and back to sleep i know i was sen back to this hell hole for some reason that i was...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    Earth is a cruel place,

    and I'm just passing through to either heaven or hell.
    acekercy acekercy 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Doing What I Can..

    My way of making a difference is to listen to people and make them feel better about themselves.  I love to know that someone confides in me something that has been bothering them that they may not be able to tell someone else.  Granted some things are outside my scope...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 7 Responses May 30, 2009

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    In a world with out words we would see

    everything as it truly is x
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Let'S Think Of A Way To Change The World Together

    I recently created a forum with the purpose of sharing with other people our thoughts about how to change the world. Of course, this forum would also be a place where we could have fun talking with each others and sharing our problems, asking help, talking about stuff, etc. So...
    Iamthemanofmiracles Iamthemanofmiracles 16-17 1 Response May 23, 2013

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    I want to be an awesome teacher

    that changes a student's life, even if it's just one student. I've had many teachers change my life and I want to join their ranks
    Mousetronaut Mousetronaut 16-17, F Mar 17

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    i have seen nothing but bad things around the

    world ,, sure there are some good people trying as hard as they can to make this world a better place for us and our children , but ,,, they are few let's face it , we all have our selfish side , we want what's best for us ,, but .. in order for us to be happy we need a happy...
    tinathefreak tinathefreak 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    I do debate but that's not enough.

    I can't wait for college so I can get a law degree and become a politician. I want to be making policies to actually help people, not just act like I am.
    etraw2A368 etraw2A368 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    A Botox Party

    I was at a Starbucks last week and there were three woman there having a business meeting. One was the owner and the others managers of a salon. The conversation was of who'd they may let go, how to increase skills and fees, what kind of waxes, hair extension training/equipment...
    daniel13 daniel13 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 19, 2010

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    Through the Use of Children (teaching I Mean)

    I would love to make a difference in my world. Ive decided that teaching little children is my way to make a difference, the way they are taught now will affect who they are when they grow up and if i can make a positive impact on their lives maybe ill help change the world in...
    SuperRobotMonkeyTeam SuperRobotMonkeyTeam 16-17, F 1 Response May 30, 2009

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    I Founded A Dog Rescue

    It is not easy. It really was not my plan but the need was there. I started small and we are growing. It is a labor for sure. Until we can afford more staff, I am the queen of poop - LOL - cleaning up after been 40 and 100 dogs is nothing to laugh at. I have been doing this...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2013

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    I Was Watching This 'without a Trace'...

    And, being that I've always been a pretty do-gooder guy, it got me thinking about how much good a person can do in the world in a life time.  On the show there was this guy that had gone missing who was working at some sort of drug rehab shelter place that had a creche and...
    Mitosis Mitosis 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 18, 2008

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    Be A Light

    In my daily routine I'm fortunate to encounter many strangers. BUT , they are not really strangers to me....because I feel that we are all One. You may not ever know how the smallest kindness from a stranger will lift someone up. Every soul could use a little validation. I buy...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 5 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    One Click Is All It Takes....

    But read the story first.... Jim and Edie, look like models in a AARP publication. She’s delicate and blond, with wisps of hair framing her clear blue eyes. He’s squared jawed and taciturn.They’re not models, but they are model citizens, doing a necessary job in an unlikely...
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 17 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    As Much As I Can.

    But the only thing I can do is listen and make people laugh for a while. After all...I am only human..and what can we really do? I try to work on myself at times..but I always end up worrying about others. At least I have found friends that don't let me ignore my own...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 8 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    i want equality in world whether some one weak or strong (strong means whether physically or in any skill or in any particular field),rich or poor ,man or woman ,and all races...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    There're many richest man in the world. But I don't understand why would they just build a factory or small city for them to live n work for money instead of donating for food all...
    harrywin harrywin 26-30, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I try to do at least one good deed a day, and make sure not to hate on anybody. Some things I try to do to improve our world: Donate to charity regularly volunteer regularly try...
    cloudedjourney cloudedjourney 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    let me tell you a little story i saw online recently about a man who's poor and jobless. he went on several job interviews, however, got accepted to none. he lives alone in a...
    yunisaurus yunisaurus 13-15, F Aug 29

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    I imagine a world were obesity is beautiful... Especially in men. Weight gain should be encouraged in High school and college. High School grads in the 300-400 pound should be...
    Lovemyobesehubby Lovemyobesehubby 31-35, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yes we want but real billionaires dont want this so here we are ... Life is so unfair
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Lol just call me bono;-))))))))
    moodyness moodyness 31-35, F Aug 26

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    I am ready to settle down, get married, and start a family. A LITTLE BIT ABOUT MYSELF I was born, raised, and educated in Cincinnati. I am an honest, loyal, optimistic, outgoing...
    MrRustyShackleford MrRustyShackleford 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    Hello everybody, I am part of this blog that encourages people to make the world a better place. We are currently looking for writers and I am wondering if anybody would be...
    jepakia jepakia 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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