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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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    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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    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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    I have two friends who had twins they were messy people before they had kids they are sort of young but to help them out I offer to go round even though I have a partner and little...
    Lucidlildreamer Lucidlildreamer 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    I lived with my mom and her mom from birth till I was about 6. she was 16 raising me. I didn't know any different, it was the way I was raised, how I was influenced, the life I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Always lend your helping hand to people who are in need ! An inspirational Story : Let this flame always glow :) A man was driving his car, when he saw an old lady, stranded on...
    sharat88 sharat88 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    It was the winter of my tenth year, a time of heavy snowfall in the small New York State town where we lived. That morning Dad was at work so I was the one helping Mom shovel the...
    HudsonValleyKid HudsonValleyKid 18-21, M Jan 18

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    I enjoy helping others, I just wish someone would help me. have you guys ever felt like you helped someone, but they didn't ever show you Any affection back?
    Bryona Bryona 18-21, F 13 Responses 4 days ago

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    After Katrina hit the gulf coast it managed to come up our way and dump a lot of rain on us. A LOT of rain, and some 70 to 80 mph wind gusts. During the night we could hear trees...
    marriedup marriedup 56-60, M 10 Responses Jan 8

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    A few years ago i use to work at Safeway as a courtesy clerk and i was out in the parking lot doing my rounds gathering shopping carts and i noticed that there was a wallet shoved...
    mizzdimples mizzdimples 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 8

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    I was on the way to work and I came to a stop at a street light. It was a four way intersection and a old man in a wheel chair was crossing. I put my car in park and got out of my...
    VoloSolo VoloSolo 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This morning I went running at one of my cities local parks and a group of people were setting something up at a table and as I was running by they stopped me and asked if I wanted...
    ECESES ECESES 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Last year December 26, 2014 We've been to Duyan ni Maria Orphanage with Youth and Youth Leaders, we go there to celebrate our Christmas Party.. I'm so happy we helped alot of...
    Gorgeous71 Gorgeous71 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    Helping others makes me feel like I have a reason to be here. I get a sort of fulfillment out of making other people feel better or helping them out in times of need. Helping...
    cutedimplesxx cutedimplesxx 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    I dont know about you, but I do love this. ( 1 ) I'd love to see a smile when I helping the others who needs. ( 2 ) after helping the others, its feel like sunshine beautiful...
    ganganINA ganganINA 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I'm good at helping others...but I'm bad at helping myself.
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I visited a beach near my parents' house on Jan 3 when people were still celebrating the new year. There were many people on the beach. There was a gap between areas in the middle...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M Jan 10

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    I usually ask myself why not, and it just makes sense, if you want society to thrive and be a better place, helping out is the best way to achieve that. Like I see all the terrible...
    Photons Photons 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I remember once I saw a drowning 2 years old kid in a swimming pool, I was 13 at that time and I dont know how to swim so I couldn't save him but I tried to reach him I gave him my...
    confusedGuyyy87 confusedGuyyy87 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 13

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    A better person at work! :) So I had my meeting with my teacher this afternoon, after a short internship in the paediatric ward, to get my result and be evaluated. (Nursing...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Started when I was 10 ended at 11 now I'm 13 I was going to a friends house he was more like my brothers friend He invited us to go swim at his house so me and my brother went I...
    AloneGirl13 AloneGirl13 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I am utterly in love with helping people. Whether it be a girl on the street who is lost and needs to get home (she was awesome), or a hungry guy looking into a restaurant (he...
    SerenForYou SerenForYou 18-21 1 Response Jan 4

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    I always want to help if there is anything i can do i think i have it in me since i was born and helping someone makes me feel good too its one of the best feelings in the world
    thehman731 thehman731 16-17, M Jan 17

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    I wouldn't say molested. To keep a long story short (I've already written about it) he touched me there once and then tried to pull my pants down to have sex with me. He was drunk...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I enjoy helping people. If anybody needs somebody to talk to you can message me
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    They are helping me to be a slave.
    Chinrussian Chinrussian 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I love helping people!!! Especially with their problems and making people feel better. If you need anyone to talk to just message me :)
    t3rriv t3rriv 16-17, F Jan 1

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    Helping others is what makes me happiest. Its what makes life worth living.
    GlitzandGlamber GlitzandGlamber 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Helping people is the best even if nobody is here for me I still believe people can have a good heart even when they are treated wrong
    teenworldgonebad teenworldgonebad 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    I enjoy the feeling I get when I'm able to help someone. I take every chance I get to make myself feel better by helping. So it's actually rather selfish. But it also benefits...
    Talice88 Talice88 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 7

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    I've had my fair share of anxiety and experiences and I'm just curious on what other people have been through and if you need a helping hand for anything as small as a good morning...
    Luclause Luclause 16-17, M Jan 7

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    This is what truly fills my soul with happiness. I love paying it forward, listening, supporting and helping in any way I can. Sometimes I actually think it is selfish behaviour...
    Cana77 Cana77 36-40, F Jan 9

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    One thing that truly fills me with happiness and joy... Is helping others be their happiest and best they can be. It's a really amazing feeling and it makes me happy to help...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    Helping people is one of my most favorite things to do! If you ever need advice or just someone to talk to, I'm here. :)
    alystarr alystarr 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I enjoy helping others. It brings much joy to me.
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    One of my greatest joys in life is helping others and seeing the impact I can have on someone. It's amazing what people can do for one another.
    lpfeffer22 lpfeffer22 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    For some reason I love helping the elderly. I hate it when I see them suffer though.
    ChiaXUno ChiaXUno 18-21, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was asked to pose nude for my neighbour as a 80th birthday present for him. I gave it a lot of thought but eventually agreed.My husband was there at the start then left us when...
    ukwife47 ukwife47 46-50, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    The fallen angel who shined upon me This is something that stood in my head for the past couple of hours ,its about the most amazing girl i've ever met all she ever did to...
    shanur123 shanur123 22-25, M Jan 5

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    This young model Tristian, was placed in my care on my first assignment. The first thing that struck me was his tan body especially his bare feet. He came in dressed in ratty...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    For years I though I did not remember my childhood because of accidents that I had where i was hit over head. But when I was around 24-25 I had a major nightmare that brought bits...
    Cargan2016 Cargan2016 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    I was dating a man that I love. He has an 18 month old. I was helping him raise his child. I loved his son as if he was my own. I did all the "mommy" things with him. I have...
    Muffitt Muffitt 36-40, F Jan 16

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    There aren't any opinions in right here. I could say 1,000,000 great items with regard to the Economics major, but why trust my own words ideal.¬ďA few years ago BusinessWeek...
    Alexander6935esh5 Alexander6935esh5 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Berkeley is ranked better identical to in General faculty rankings. Nevertheless, in my private opinion the difference is sufficiently small that personal desire could make up for...
    Anthonick826k7ka4 Anthonick826k7ka4 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I was born June 23. Growing up, I didn't feel like a 'whole' cancer. I remember having this itch to just pack my bags and go and explore. I remember wanting to work for National...
    2infinityandbeyond 2infinityandbeyond 26-30, F Jan 5