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I Want to Tell You About My 2008

now the year is coming to an end,what has 2008 meant to you? 24 People

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly...

    The good:  I had a great job, with people who I adore I moved into my own house! Yay!  We took a fabulous vacation to California, and took the kids to Disneyland for their first time!  We had a pool in the backyard all summer I went snowmobiling for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 2, 2009

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    Quite a Rollercoaster of the Times

    Highs & Lows. Ups & Downs. That's what life does to you. It takes you through some obsticals you never imagined. 2008 through me through a loop. It made me learn some important life lessons that I can now teach other people but my crazy times will forever stay with me. I...
    MyEmptyBones MyEmptyBones 16-17, F Dec 18, 2008

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    My 2008

    I'd call it the roller-coaster year. (well, most of my years are...haha...but this can stand out:p).. For the most part, I was full of hurt, pain, anger, sadness, depression, frustration, and everything else, I was totally heartbroken, but by the latter part of the year, I have...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F Apr 24, 2009

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    So Far

    January - Usual New Year's with the family.  Start of second semester of senior year, taking a credit overload and starting to get stressed.  C cheats on me and I catch him with the girl on tv. February - same high amounts of stress with school.  Begin...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F Oct 20, 2008

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    Woah

       2008,  there arent very many words to describe what has happend in that time phram it all went pritty fast.  One minute i was a single women with only little responsibiltys then the next i was married and had a child on the way. Wow.  There was a lot...
    zipporrah zipporrah 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2009

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    Highs and Lows

    The year started a little rocky to say the least when i was dismissed from a job i loved for been truthful, (apparently sometimes its best to lie) but the year picked up when i found out i was expecting my third child, and gave birth to my beautiful daughter in August. And the...
    Blondevixon Blondevixon 31-35, F Oct 22, 2008

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    Looking Back On 2008

    Looking Back on 2008 I have been thinking about this last year and about how many changes we all have been through. I am glad that all of it happened, and you want to know why? Because it's through adversity that we learn and grow and change as individuals. You got to suffer...
    RichmansRevenge RichmansRevenge 41-45, M Dec 21, 2008

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    It Just Keeps Smacking Me In the Face When I Least Want It to

    January - new years... have to cancel my plans (and they were good plans) because my temperature is so high that I end up in hospital because I faint when out shopping. Work is good, very good and I go on a few dates with a certain history teacher and then the kids spot...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    This Wild Year

    This year did not start out so well for me. In January, I got the news that my grandmother was dying from cancer and was not expected to last the month. She surprised us and lasted until the end of February. The first week of March, I went to her funeral, not able to feel...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 21, 2008

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    Realization of other’s spiritual condition 326), 18th December, 1978. Monday. Early morning dream: I saw many devotees of Jibankrishna in a group, specially Sri...
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    On January 7, 1927, the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team travels 48 miles west from Chicago to play their first game in Hinckley, Illinois. The Globetrotters were the creation...
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    January 13, 2008 Fans of the red carpet extravaganza that is the annual Golden Globe Awards presentation were disappointed in 2008, when the lavish ceremony was canceled due to...
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    January 20, 1980 On this day in 1980, bleachers at a bullring in Sincelejo, Colombia, collapse, resulting in the deaths of 222 people. The collapse at Sincelejo, the deadliest...
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    January 21, 1977 On this day in 1977, President Jimmy Carter pardons all Vietnam War draft dodgers. Carter's pardon stated that only civilians who were convicted of [violating...
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    On January 27, 1926, John Logie Baird, a Scottish inventor, gives the first public demonstration of a true television system in London, launching a revolution in communication and...
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    If you see ANY Troll post about me.. .. .. Do remember the source.Haters are gonna hate.Liars are gonna lie.Trolls are going to hate and lie!If you want to get to know me...
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    1. My name is Andy (no I'm not telling you what it's short for). 2. I'm 15 and a freshman in high school. 3. I'm shy and awkward. If you message me, I want to answer, really, but...
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    1. i'm sixteen years old, about to be seventeen in march. 2. i have major depressive disorder and I used to self harm, but that is a past life i do not care to discuss. 3. i'm...
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    Never miss the chance to tell someone how you really feel about them because you may never get a second chance. Tell your mom how much you love her , your friend ,your children...
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    So one day, an eager young man was walking down a path with a donkey laden high with every possession he owned in the world, when came to greet him on the road was a small white...
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    Do you really want to know my opinion? No, you don't because I will tell you exactly what you do not want to hear. Do you really want to know what I think. No, you will never know...
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    What about never? We think of it but superficially and with foreboding. We certainly don't talk about it--I mean REALLY talk about it. ..as if engaging in the conversation itself...
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