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I Want to Make a Difference In Someone's Life

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    Little Ol' Me.

    I can't help but feel that my existence in this world is insigificant. I've always gone out of my way for people, even if it just brings a smile to their face for a moment. I work with the elderly. A lot of them spent their last days with me. If I could grant them one...
    alliej05 alliej05 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 2010

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    Random Acts Of Kindness

    It is just my nature to help people. Whenever I see someone struggling with a door or package I always try to give them a hand. In my search for assistance for my blind friend I have learned where to get assistance for all kind of things but not for housing. It is very...
    wvperson wvperson 70+, F Sep 19, 2013

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    I Was Born Like This

    ever since i was little i have had an overwhelming desire to touch people's lives. i know that i am different in a very special kind of way and there is something about me that i feel could help others. i have lived through a lot, i grew up in and out of hospital as my parents...
    scooper scooper 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    Make A Difference

    Make a difference,That's what I'll do,Help someone,See their smile,Life's on the up,What a difference,It'll make.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 15, 2012

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    As some of you Guys may know,

    I was once adopted and I'm not allowed To talk to my birth mother. I just wanted to thank you guys because you gave me enough faith to message her! Thank you! And this post goes out to EVERYBODY! I am so glad we can finally talk! ❤️❤️❤️ you guys are amazing and don't...
    mackenziemarie mackenziemarie 13-15, F May 14, 2014

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    Why?

    I don't understand why  i feel good when i help someone. although i consider myself a self centered selfish man.     but if i get chance i 'll definitely help anyone.   most of the time i did and i suffer even but still this intention never gets end...
    amman amman 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2008

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    So Close And Yet So Far Away

    I have been trying for almost a year to replace my blind friend's house with a used mobile home. I have contacted every local, state and federal agency available, several hundred charities , churches and any other entity I thought could even remotely help. I even tried doing an...
    wvperson wvperson 70+, F Sep 19, 2013

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    Too Nice

    I have always been told that I am too nice. But I feel like there are enough negative people out there and I just want to be able to help and give other people a chance when no one else will. I would just like to know that I was able to improve someones life or day. It would make...
    Aminik Aminik 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    I Need Ideas

    I was the victim of rape and I just heard a story about a girl that had almost the same experience that I did and now I want to make a difference. I want to be able to do something big and help girls like this all over or atleast in my home state (idaho). I don't know where to...
    overcomeandlove overcomeandlove 18-21 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    I Just Want to Help

    I love helping people and I really just want to make a difference in someone's life. Help someone through a difficult time, give advice or just be there. I really want there to be someone out there who can say, my life is better because of her.
    brighteyed brighteyed 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2007

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    Positive ..

    At work I often notice how the dynamics of a group can change when another person arrives ..  One person can clearly seem to carry gloom and meaness whilst another carries smiles and laughter. I would much prefer to be the second person ..
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 12 Responses Mar 15, 2009

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    I want to be a mentor to young men

    who come from broken households. I want to show them how to treat a woman with respect and to live out their words.
    INTNT INTNT 22-25, M Apr 26

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    A Little Girl Called Clare.....

    I work with children and it can often be an emotional experience. Part of my job involves working in an out of school club. I have done it for a good few years now and used to really dislike it but now the groups of children have changed and I have started to become fond of some...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 9, 2011

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    Think About It Often

    I often wonder what differences I have actually made  and to whom. I know that for most of my life I have wished for someone who could make a difference, and The only one I can really think of is my wife....she has been a real blessing to me. I have always said that Id...
    IndyJoe IndyJoe 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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    WHEN Im Gone I Want to Be Missed...deeply

    i like helping people find their beauty from within. i like it when i can turn their negative outlooks on themselves into positive ones. i would like for them to appreciate me and remember me as someone unique; unlike anyone they have ever met. and i like to share my stories and...
    ginatude ginatude 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2009

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    Teaching For The Future

    I have been offered an opportunity to travel to China to enhance the life of children through education, and the English language. Due to financial hardship I need some assistance to be able to fulfill this mission. I believe my purpose on earth is to help and encourage the lives...
    chelle2332 chelle2332 22-25 Jun 17, 2013

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    I Don't Know

    I don't know why but while I'm on this earth I want to make a huge difference and I need some ideas of what I can do. I'm only 11 so it probably won't be soon but I need help!
    Pettybear02 Pettybear02 13-15, F Aug 8, 2013

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    Become a Mentor

    I would love to be a mentor to a child in need and make a difference in their life for the better. Every kid wants someone to listen to and be themselves around and I can see myself doing just that.
    mumucachu366 mumucachu366 16-17, F Nov 24, 2007

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    I Would Love To

    I want to make someone feel better about things in their life or just make them happy in general so that when they think of me they smile. I want to help someone to feel heard. I know how sufforcatingly lonely life can seem. If I could help someone feel better about it all even...
    MissTori MissTori 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    Making A Difference...

    Hello, i'd like to ask everyone how I can make a difference in someone's life. Yesterday, my teacher was talking about kids in africa, and how they were less fortunate then us. Then at church we went to a dollar store, and bought a bunch of stuff like toothbrushes and calculators...
    Madbuthappy Madbuthappy 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 13, 2009

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    Changedddd.

    I've had someone change my life completely around from what it used to be, & i'm only 16. It's the best feeling in the world; knowing that you can change & don't have to continue living your life with regrets. I want to change someone's life for the better, & make them believe...
    TickTock92 TickTock92 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2012

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    Unlimited Power... we all have that.

    .. but we need to make sure that it's not tainted in any way... just like we don't like flat soda... we want the full effect. I'm working on wiping out some of the "flattening" things in my life so that I can be more effective in helping people. Who needs a doctorate in...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response May 13, 2014

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    Changing My Life And Others

    Okay, I will admit.. I havent always been the nicest person. I get defensive sometimes.. maybe a little to defensive. I think that it comes from being picked on all the time. All the pressure there is to be perfect. Of course, Im 17 its still high school so its going to happen...
    ForLove143 ForLove143 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Hi everyone. I'm Shruthi, 21 from India. Well I was born in southern India to my beautiful parents. They loved each other and even a stranger could tell that. I also have an elder...
    BuoyantWaters BuoyantWaters 18-21, F 27 Responses May 15

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    Someone on here asked a question, "what does the love of your life look like, describe her ?" I've tried responding and it wouldn't work so I've decided to post it here. Absolutely...
    iamlovepeople iamlovepeople 31-35, M May 16

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    I really want to be someones everything I really want someone who will understand me I really want someone to make me laugh I really want someone to chase me for a change instead...
    gainergirl98 gainergirl98 16-17, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'm a hopeless romantic, always have been, always will be. I read books, watch movies, and even dream up the perfect scenario for myself. I grew up in a family without love. My...
    sullygirl611 sullygirl611 18-21, F 2 Responses May 3

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    I am going to be highly positive about life. I will bring positivity inside me. I will try to surround myself with positivity. This will surely makes my life or anyone's life...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 1 Response May 16

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    Hi, I am 32 years old female. I want to go away from everyone whom I am relate. I want to start a new life. I myself did so many wrong things with my life and now not able to...
    simranm0310 simranm0310 31-35, F 7 Responses May 10

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    Everytime I think about starting a new life I have to come to terms with my expectations for what that means. I keep expecting change and yet I refuse to change myself or my...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I really want to live a happy life but my life is getting WORSE and as long as I'm with my family is getting even WORSE. Honestly I don't know why, I just don't think I can live...
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M May 12

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    So I know what I want to do with my life now. It has been a dream of mine since I could talk. I need to design, build, modify and race cars. I have been getting quite down and...
    KiwiRota KiwiRota 18-21, M a week ago

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    I have no idea what I am doing. I am going to college but I don't know what I want from it or from life itself. It's overwhelming me.
    Lynnd520 Lynnd520 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want to de clutter my life I have off and on been downside my closet and lots of donations . .got to take another haul off in few days
    Ace45w Ace45w 31-35, F May 14

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    gofundme.com/upmth97q Hey all check out my campaign, I'm going back to school in the fall for graphic design. This time I'm finishing this thing, I've had several difficulties in...
    chamicus chamicus 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I have a wild ambition of making my self a set of tarot cards using the people from my life as models for the different cards
    inquisator inquisator 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    I am NOT who i wanna BE . I wish I never exist. I don't want to be who I am. I just nee to forget life . I want to run away and be with my friends . I just want something good to...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response May 5

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    Looks change, a person's personality can change somewhat. Even what they like to do and don't like to do, even their favorite things and hated things haha but what I rather fall in...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    Living a meaningful life doesn't necessarily mean having fortune or fame. In fact, that's not it at all. It's certainly not defined by the amount of money that you have in your...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 8 Responses May 2

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    I am an 18 year old male living in Washington state. You'll find alot of posts out there with "opportunities" like this, but if you really want to leave your life behind and see...
    JonCroft JonCroft 18-21, M 1 Response May 6

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    "God will never give you something someone else is supposed to have". I just finished watching Tyler Gibson's video on facebook. It's a powerful message of encouragement that I...
    Pinaybarbie Pinaybarbie 31-35, F May 4

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    I wish my friends understood me, my best friend passed away within the year and now I feel so lost, I'm surrounded by people but I feel so alone. None of my friends look at life...
    TuxedoMaskSM TuxedoMaskSM 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    “How does one become a butterfly?" She asked pensively. "You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." You mean to die?" Asked Yellow...
    StillBecomingaButterfly StillBecomingaButterfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I think change happens gradually right? I need to work a lot on myself, on disciplining myself and i was always looking for that instant change but i guess you need some patience...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 30