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I Was Helped By Helping

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    She Saved Me

    I went out to help, and she saved me.  She sat me down and her one simple question, turned my life around, each of her words still echo in my mind and act as a barrier not allowing the destructive element of my life back.  In her words I regained my life, my health and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 27, 2008

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    1997

    It was August 1997. I had been suffering depression for over 13 years. On occasion I felt all-out "attacks" from Satan (that's my explanation) but I was also beginning to "feel" God's presence again after many years of not sensing much of anything from Him but condemnation...
    LivingDavid LivingDavid 46-50, M Jan 18, 2013

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    4th of July

    Had an extremely busy day, started  about 6:30, woke up so depressed I wanted to get in my car and just drive away... the kids,3 plus family's were coming to have dinner,swim,fireworks the whole nine yards. I get like this every so and so.. I missed my husband so much I...
    grams grams 56-60, F 6 Responses Jul 8, 2007

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    The Best Thing You Can Do.

    i had been in dark despaire for so long.then i met a woman who was havinng terrible hardship.i helped her.then i help some other people.i noticed that it bhelped me .i talk to other about what has happened to me through my life,in oder to try and help them.i may not always...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 4, 2009

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    I love helping others because I was helped as a child and as an adult. There are only a few things I would not do for others. However, those are few an far and in between.
    tallmomwithkids tallmomwithkids 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I had a time when I felt I was at rock-bottom. I was depressed or angry all the time, and even suicidal at times. I was helped out of it, and now I'm in a much better place. Now...
    Totalchaoz2003 Totalchaoz2003 36-40, M Feb 18

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    I was 14 and it was a big turning point. Mom finally excepted that I was different and let me dress as a girl in the open at home. And almost everyone in the family knew about me...
    Jackie1962 Jackie1962 51-55, T 10 hrs ago

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    Although I'm young, I enjoy helping others a lot. I try my hardest! I've helped many people varieties of age or no matter who they are. I accept most of everyone :) and like to be...
    RadxButxSad RadxButxSad 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I know this is a little off since i'm talking about this and posting it a phew days later but bare in mind i'm just trying to figure everything out from everything before and now...
    BushMaster243 BushMaster243 16-17, M Feb 15

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    Today I helped a blind man across the street. At least I think he was blind. He had the thin metal stick to guide him around (Not sure what the name of it is/It wasn't a cane). I...
    TheNumberEleven TheNumberEleven 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 6

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    I just spent half the day helping my 74 year old neighbor lady. I shoveled her driveway out by hand so she can get her car out now. She was trapped before with no help. 😊
    Vladtheimpaler69 Vladtheimpaler69 41-45, M 7 Responses Feb 20

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    Today i went with my friends to deliver some pizzas to the homeless. Great feeling. The faces on them were like pure happines. They stories they tell are just shoking! hv you ever...
    christopherlove christopherlove 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    My daughter is thirteen and autistic, I battle everyday to be sure she has the identical alternatives as All people else. She has adjusted my lifetime a great deal of that at 4o...
    Daniel6814zmz2 Daniel6814zmz2 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    I know a majority of the people who read this wont really care much but i hope the rest will. I came here to help those who needed it most you could almost say it is my dream to...
    Pedroman75 Pedroman75 13-15, M 5 Responses Feb 16

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    https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/save-girl-power-save-lives This is a really great program, it's helped girls learn how to build their self esteem, look forward to a better...
    justalittlewallflower justalittlewallflower 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I am an honors student and am in the NHS, I like helping people if they can't figure things out. I was also raised on the value of helping others with asking for nothing in return
    tankfan96 tankfan96 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 22

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    I have been helping people to know who they are,helping financially,with prayers and am always glad to help in one way or the other. when you help someone you are building your...
    Zinny18 Zinny18 26-30, F Feb 11

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    I enjoy helping others . But they don't always want helping .
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Does anyone ever just randomly think about helping all sorts of people out? I do for some reason that I don't know. I just want to help out most anyone I can. Like the homeless at...
    Cassgirlxoxo Cassgirlxoxo 13-15 1 Response 3 days ago

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    yesterday one customer stopped by for gas and asked me if I have any bandage cuz he just cut his finger I saw his finger was bleeding. I went inside the store and grabbed some...
    manwarkhn manwarkhn 41-45 4 Responses Feb 11

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    I never actually wanted to let this story out because i always felt week so this is for the ones that keep asking what happened 2 years ago. This poem is so true about a friendship...
    kelseypalmer08 kelseypalmer08 13-15, F Feb 10

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    I love helping people , but don't expect anything in return
    liveforever1 liveforever1 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 4

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    I selected the nursing profession to be employed in. I love helping others including patients and others. I have been a nurse for 15 years. I started off as an LPN and have...
    redheadfemale redheadfemale 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    My joy in life comes from helping other people and contributing my time volunteering for activities that make the community better. I love working and mentoring children that has...
    MosDefFan98 MosDefFan98 16-17, M Feb 8

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    i mean, whenever i find myself in helping mode lol, i switch to people questions, and try to buck them up and give an honest opinion on there matters, so that i maybe can provide...
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M Feb 9

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    Just helping for a good person
    Magicround1 Magicround1 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I love helping people and I find it easy because Its in my nature and the same is very true and more for the ones who have those altruistic qualities by nature I may post random...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I come on here sporadically but I don't mind helping others. hmu if you need to talk. I'm nice I swear.
    trashspice trashspice 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    Whenever I get a chance to help someone else it turns out to be such a huge gift to me. I am so grateful that I love helping other people. I wouldn't have it any other way.
    lovlife777 lovlife777 46-50, M 6 Responses Feb 21

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    I really enjoy making a difference in another person's life. It brings me joy that I can use my horrible past and experiences as references to help others and ensure that they don...
    Protonyx Protonyx 16-17, M Feb 22

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    Love Helping My EP Friends
    goodnites1011 goodnites1011 22-25, M a week ago

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    Like Helping People Less Fortunate
    goodnites1011 goodnites1011 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Helping others to help yourself ... What goes round comes round ... One day I may need help .. So today I give help .......
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    For me it is more about helping myself. I love the feeling of being useful and making the world a slightly better place.
    RuthT RuthT 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't know how this will be received but since 1972 I have tried to get my oldest son to just please follow the needs of society before himself. To allow those hat have the need...
    Globalloader Globalloader 70+, M Feb 4

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    I went to the nursing home a few days ago with a friend to visit her grandmother. As they were visiting I couldn't help but notice one of the residents sitting off to herself and...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 8 Responses Feb 7

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    It seems to me that life as i get older becomes more challenging .When my children were younger , life was tough , i was learning to be a good mother and to adjust to the...
    scoobie2412 scoobie2412 41-45 2 Responses Feb 8

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    There once was a man, standing alone on the beach, bending over picking up starfish, and throwing them into the water. Another man was jogging by and paused to observe him. The...
    SecretAngel6 SecretAngel6 26-30, F 10 Responses Feb 13

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    I remember the feeling and when I first realized it. I was helping my father move into my parents new home. I found it astounding that my father could listen to the same album of...
    Novemberman Novemberman 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    I bought a house today at a auction because the GUY was to lazy to get a job and help his hard working Wife make the house payment. As soon as the auction was over the lady was...
    MasterofSpankings MasterofSpankings 46-50, M 8 Responses Feb 18

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    He was my AP European history teacher sophomore year of high school. I immediately developed a crush on him. He was charming, funny, and I thought he was rather attractive as well...
    aa42 aa42 18-21, F Feb 19

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    The celebration of our friends life was this past Saturday and what a lovely day it was. Spring time weather,sunshine and 64 people were able to attend. How wonderful! We were...
    Lavender007 Lavender007 41-45, F Feb 23

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