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I Was Born In California

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    Cali Girl

    I was born in San Jose but I don't really remember living there. My parents split up when I was only a few years old.
    jessicalynn88 jessicalynn88 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    luvps luvps 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    Cali-forn-i-a

    I WAS BORN IN PARAMOUNT CALIFORNIA IN 1993. AND IT WAS REALLY TOUGH GROWING UP. I GREW UP IN COMPTON MY FIRST 8YRS. THEN I MOVED TO NEW JERSEY. SPEND A COUPLE OF YEARS HERE. AND FINALLY MOVED BACK TO BELLFLOWER THEN BACK TO MY HOMETOWN OF PARAMOUNT. NOW I LIVE IN NEW JERESY AGAIN...
    JBecerra JBecerra 18-21, M Jan 13, 2011

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    Glendale

    I was born in Glendale but was moved to Oklahoma, of all places, when i was a mere 3 weeks old. I thank my parents for letting me be a native Californian though!!
    dreammergirl dreammergirl 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    Yep That's Right California

    Porterville California to be exact, and they left there soon as i was born we came to cave junction oregon when i was 5.not much to tell.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 27, 2010

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    Damn how I miss my home town can wait to go

    back soon hopefully in the summer ughhhhh can't wait!!!!!
    MermaidUnderneath MermaidUnderneath 18-21, F Jan 1

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    Not Much to Say...

    I was born in California, and raised there, and at the time of this posting, still live there.  We are considering moving to Texas though, since its cheaper.  You have to be a freakin millionaire to afford California living these days!  Especially in Santa Barbara...
    Twinsmom4 Twinsmom4 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2008

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    Which I constantly get made fun of for.

    But oh well I just wanna go back someday.
    toriaaaaa toriaaaaa 13-15, F Jul 3, 2014

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    Yup It's Where I Started From..

    I was born in Southern California, but when I was still an Infant my parents decided to uproot and move on up to Oregon, where I was raised in a small town.   I did get to spend some time in Cali growing up, we had family in a few places down there and I always enjoyed...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 7 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Artesia

    We lived in Paramount (on a turkey ranch no less) I was born in Artesia because Paramount didn't have a hospital.  We moved to Long Beach when I was 5.  Between the ages of 5 and 30 I never lived farther than 5 miles from the beach.  Spending almost all of my...
    gettinsum1 gettinsum1 56-60, M Feb 1, 2010

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    I have a lot of common fashion and music interest from the sixties.
    passionflower24 passionflower24 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I fill like a girl a lot when I was young I would put makeup on my sister put me in a dress I like it then when I got older I went and got me one and some panty I got home I put...
    1974sam 1974sam 36-40, M 14 hrs ago

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    Hey message me I love talking to new people, I am up for anything!
    maddie1136 maddie1136 16-17, T 1 day ago

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    This really makes me very angry. http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/rich-californians-youll-have-to-pry-the-hoses-from-our-cold-dead-hands/2015/06/13/fac6f998-0e39-11e5-9726...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Like, I hate being a female but I could never imagine becoming a male. It's hard. I joke to my friends about being more of a man than them and having a ****, and sometimes I wish...
    AceAroAthe AceAroAthe 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was born with a weak bladder I never got out of diapers I've been in diapers for sixteen years going on seventeen I can't tell when I have to go potty.
    babytails1 babytails1 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I wish I was a boy......id be happier
    smileforme14 smileforme14 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Hello I'm a men but I feel really excited when use clothes girl is super good and I feel same a girl
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Please help I really need advice on how to tell my parents that I NEED to transition!
    maddie1136 maddie1136 16-17, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Having a penis is driving me insane give me a Vagina!!
    maddie1136 maddie1136 16-17, T 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel as if I live in such a pathetic, selfish generation where everyone is so conceited and nobody respects tradition or elder people, when a poor person is begging for help on...
    Remi4ever Remi4ever 13-15, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    # Maybe our whole generation was raised wrong! I'm only responsible for me, I gotta stay strong.
    BenginM BenginM 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I said this when I watched Brief Encounter last week for the first time.Such romance and intense love, I felt I belonged in that film.Great film (1945 version) I highly recommend...
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ooh yes! I don't "get" so much about my generation, and to be honest don't want to either! I think I'd have been happier as a 60s hippie than living now!
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I like ppl in 70's.. generation older than my mom. when I read books from that era, my heart throbbing. the way they see this world, their attitude, I like it. they are creative...
    inspirit05 inspirit05 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I was thinking that the first four years of my life I wasn't around many people. I was the first born child. My family is from Kansas and my father moved to Colorado for work just...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I've realized we are the last generation. There is only a small percentage of girls and boys who are actually disciplined, nowadays girls get what they want. You tell them no and...
    Jurnee16 Jurnee16 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was born in 1988. I have very little in common with most people my age. I gravitate more towards older people. I enjoy their conversations.
    ProfessorPhoton ProfessorPhoton 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yeah they were pretty badly crossed till i was eight. When i was a luckily the medicade or whatever it was paid for the surgery. My eyes are pretty much normal now except my left...
    jameswertman12 jameswertman12 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I wish I was my age in the 80's
    iamme1992 iamme1992 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I was born in 1999 but i would have loved to have been born in the 70's, then been a teenager through the 80's.
    abbiecinnamon abbiecinnamon 16-17 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was born in Santa Rosa, but spent most of my infancy in Bodega . Not Bodega Bay, but the small town inland. My mom and I moved to Fremont when I was 4 years old. Then at age 9...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've been sleeping a lot lately, granted i have nothing else to do and it eats up time but i also enjoy it because in the dreams i may be a girl as the main character. I get really...
    alwaysjaimee alwaysjaimee 18-21, T 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Mothers day a minute before midnight
    DNDgirl DNDgirl 16-17, F a week ago

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    I was born in California, raised in California, went to college in California, and lived here my entire life except for four years in North Carolina, six months in Greece, and...
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M Jul 28

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    Growing up being a product of a drug addict is hard. It's not that I chose to be alive so why put a child on the earth if you can't raise it, nor do you want to. Well let's start...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    http://m.bookemon.com/book-profile/the-shadows-arising/165803 If you click on this link, it will take you to a book I wrote a few years ago, "The Shadows Arising". It has become...
    novaftmpride novaftmpride 16-17, T Jul 26

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    I was rejected by my parents before I even came out as transgender (FTM). They still don't know and I never told them.
    BiteMeLee BiteMeLee 13-15, T Jul 26

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    For all you people who don't know what it is, it's when a baby is born with a hole in their back and the backbone is sticking out. I have a better good life your sympathy is not...
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    i was physically abused by my parents ever since i was 4-5 it was mostly my mother but my father also did sometimes and i absolutely hated how he watched me getting hit and did or...
    BloodyIris BloodyIris 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I identify myself as a male but every time there's a quiz or something with the question "what is your gender" I go towards female cause I'm afraid I'll get questioned for putting...
    the90sversionofme the90sversionofme 16-17, M Jul 24

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    Just moved here as of this writing, July 8th, 2015. Had a road trip from Virginia Beach, Va. , and I've already begun to be healthier thanks to the milder weather. I mean, it's...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M Jul 24

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