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I Want to Wish Everyone a Happy Veteran's Day

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    Soldier Of Fortune

    I've always known Veteran's Day to be something that's celebrated in the U.S.A, but I've heard of similar days named something else in different places - and on the same day. Anyway, this is just a comment I left on something (it was originally aimed at Americans, but I'd like it...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    Ugh...

    I had originally written a story as a tribute to several men that make my life so much better than it would be without them in it. Unfortunately when Ii attempted to post my story there I see there is now a link between facebook and my EP account. If I wanted to post the story in...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Nov 5, 2010

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    You Might Be a Vet If You've Ever Heard ....

    Try to look unimportant; they may be low on ammo. The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him. Of every one hundred men, ten shouldn't even be there, eighty are nothing but targets, nine are...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    Veteran's Day 11/11/2008

    Thank You!!!     Lord,   Keep our Troops forever in Your care   Give them victory over the enemy...   Grant them a safe and swift return...                   ...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    May I tell you about my nephew,

    my wife’s sister’s son? He was a veteran. He was a troubled child, violent & aggressive. At three, playing board games, his only concern was “How do I win?” He would then cheat. He was a well-known neighborhood bully who was banned from playing with their children by...
    ColdMountain ColdMountain 61-65, M Nov 11, 2014

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    Thank You All!!!

    On this Veteran’s Day 2008 I wanted to take a moment to thank those who are serving/have served our USA so selflessly.  I know the cost of my freedom isn’t free and that it is only there due to the sacrifices made by each of you.    I also want to...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    Welcome Home

    Back in Feburary I got the honor to go to Micronesia and pickup the remains of a b-24 flight crew which went down during the battle of Midway. The dive team consisted of divers from all the branches. The remains were loaded up and we took the remains to hawaii for id...
    tankerman1 tankerman1 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2008

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    I don't know what to do anymore. I have a boyfriend who is younger and who just doesn't get how he's suppose to be in a relationship. Sometimes are great but when it comes to the...
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    That's what I want more than anything. It's so elusive, I never seem to be happy for a long time. Maybe if I just found the right person.
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    HE IS RISEN! Let us REJOICE and be glad! HAPPY EASTER! It looks like it's going to be a beautiful morning for a Sunrise Service....blessed are we. I came across this lovely...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 11 Responses Apr 5

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    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 14 hrs ago

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    Lmao have your selfs a good day lol
    HammerD08 HammerD08 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I am not really comfortable in my own skin anymore. I will be very honest. I am a light skinned woman. I am high yellow and I think my complexion is beautiful, but I don't really...
    msjamison msjamison 26-30, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    It's a beautiful Saturday...my life is happy and full :)
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    To anyone who needs a prayer sent their way, share their troubles with me via message or comment. I could also use some prayers myself for a strengthening both in my relationship...
    SoulfulJourney SoulfulJourney 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The 9th of September 2013, I enrolled myself in a Nursing school to become a nursing assistant. Our principal told us to write a letter to ourselves in case we lost motivation...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 3

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    Today is my birtday. I am so happy the day have fanilly come
    olufine olufine 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Most days I wake up and I call my parents since they don't call me. I think they are still trying to build my independence. But I've always been a bit of a loner you know? :( When...
    SpiritualBunny SpiritualBunny 26-30, F Apr 17

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    It's has been a really long time since I was really happy. I have been depressed, angry, bitter, jealous, paranoid, fearful, sad, blah, and slightly content. . . However I have...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This guy hit me up of Facebook yesterday. I knew he graduated 4 years before me and he was back in town after college trying to meet some new people. I decided why not hang out...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Here's tonight's confession....I'm only a year off turning 60 and she me nights I take a rag dolly to bed to hug! A friend who doesn't judge or answer back, is soft and comfy and...
    bewilderedcountess bewilderedcountess 56-60, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want to know who's my husband. I want to know how many kids I'm going to be birthing out. I want to know what my wedding ring going to look like . how he going to pop the...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    We all know the truth deep down, no one ever mentions it though because we are scared, we are scared to face the truth because it screams reality. Internal happiness doesn't exist...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Well, it's been almost 2 months she left me. Now, I'm drinking daily, smoking cigarettes and I'm in grip of insomnia. I gave up cigarettes many years back. I was never a person...
    naz69 naz69 26-30, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ever since I was really young the idea of gaining weight had excited me. I don't know why and I know it's weird which Is why I keep it to myself. Over the past couple of months I...
    stuffmybelly69 stuffmybelly69 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 2

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    To all who needs some hope, "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in...
    algezebra algezebra 16-17, F Apr 3

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    It's the only ambition I really have in life. Yet society keeps getting in the way.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 3

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    I feel like any plan God has for me it's likely riddled with unrest and broken dreams. I have asked him for more than that but I'm still left in despair.
    UpyetDown UpyetDown 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    His plans for all of us are always lessons in it themselves. Relations and friendships. Scratch that, there are lessons to be learnt during our lifetimes but he's not 100% behind...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I'm feeling okay . It's not as bad as usual . I'm a bit positive . But when I think about everything we done and I see your beautiful face . I collapse . I tried so hard to not...
    GiovanniHernandez GiovanniHernandez 22-25, M Apr 9

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    Warning : A bit of a soft side coming out. I'm not gonna rush having a kid but one day, eventually, I want a child. I've never had a father figure but I know what NOT to do...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 6 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    photo of the day with a new camera
    yevin1899 yevin1899 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    so im pretty bored I want to learn things
    peedro7890 peedro7890 13-15, M Apr 11

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    No offence to the kids, but the only stories and experiences they seem to produce is about their friends gossiping behind each others backs or boyfriends leaving them for another...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 31

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    This date is always memorable for me for some reason, not only for a friends birthday or saint Patricks celebration but its special for me.
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    The gods have the same plans for me as they do themselves and for the rest of us . Live gloriously and prepare to defend the universe to keep all that is life alive.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Life would be so much easier .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    It is not about knowing what your meant to be, but what your meant to do.
    chialuvgirl chialuvgirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    im really tired of people playing me as a fool
    sheenbean23 sheenbean23 18-21, F Apr 14

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    I found nemo. Nemooooooo what up
    yevin1899 yevin1899 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    The official beer of the beach. Corona
    yevin1899 yevin1899 26-30, M Apr 3