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I Was Injured At Work

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    The Glass Vase

    When I was working at a resort,doing dishwashing, about 5-10 years ago, the owner gave me a glass vase to wash. I was rinsing it out with hot water, and it exploded -- there was glass and blood everywhere, and they grabbed some cloths to wrap around my left hand,which had the...
    cryingoveryou cryingoveryou 41-45, F 1 Response May 27, 2010

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    Ouch

    I was unloading transfer bags off a commuter flight and my left arm went stiff.I called the supervisior on the radio to tell him what happened.After I finished my assignment the supervisior sent me to the terminal clinic.At the clinic the doctor said I had a torn tendon...
    harrybgood1 harrybgood1 61-65, M Jan 23, 2013

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    So I Got Stitches

    Seven stitches. I've never actually gotten them before. I rarely ever get injured. This is probably the worst injury I've ever had- yet it wasn't really that bad. I believe I should actually be thankful for that. I work as an intern at the American Museum of Natural History in...
    JubeJube1231 JubeJube1231 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    I am a romantic. I grew up always KNOWING I would get married and have kids. Well, it seems like time is passing, and I'm not sure if it's cause my future wife needs time to age...
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    Well I volunteered. Had to do 50 hours of service for school over the summer as it is a requirement to graduate. I didn't know what to expect at first but I actually had a great...
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    I was at work in Michigan but had lived in upstate New York before that. After the first plane hit, I said we are under attack but no one believed me until the 2nd plane hit. I was...
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    I'm 30. I've been clean from heroin for 4 years. I totally messed up my life getting high. I got arrested repeatedly for theft, became homeless, and generally lost everything. My...
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    I was in the forces for 18 years and Loved every minute of it. I have been shot at been injured and still it was great. The friends you make over a life time and you know they will...
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    As the last rumbling echoes of the New Year fireworks resound around the city, and their flashes illuminate the empty office buildings, I hear the first siren wailing nearby and...
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    I saw the extended version of basic training in the United States Air Force. And it began with blackmail, betrayal, and lies. I joined the United States Air Force in April of...
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    Today was my birthday and I've never been more depressed:( if I had a gun I would have killed myself. I just can't do this, life is flying by and I'm still stuck in the same place...
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    It was actually last year and I broke it on a playground while playing tag lol
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    I went on a date tonight with a cute guy. Took me to a party and things eventually led to an empty bedroom. He's behing me when the door opens . One of his friend slips in i try to...
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    when i was 12 i was kidnapped by 2 girls in my neigberhood they tied me up gagged me in the own bedroom at the house becuse they preted to invite me round for a sleepover
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    Worked on New Year's Eve from 4:00pm-11:00pm and as soon as I got home nobody was there everyone was out partying and yesterday I was suppose to work from 5:00-11:00 again but my...
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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
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    I work for a Hampton Inn hotel in North Carolina and my manager and the one who interviewed and hired me for the most part is a Black Woman born and bred in North Carolina. I am...
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    Hate is such a strong word. I'd like to say that I tolerate my unpleasant co-workers. I call them trolls because they hide their true selves until something happens then...
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    I worked in a refugee camp: When the Cambodian war finished, hundreds of thousands of refugees came to the Thai border. I was a volunteer, with a medical crew of “volags...
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    Normally I take my daily walks at noon while I'm at work. I don't like doing it because when I work out, regardless if I'm walking or lifting, I give it my all and sweat. This...
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    I'm 22 years old about to be 23 soon. And I've been with this guys for almost 7 years in March. But I found out last year around June that he was cheating on me with a girl he used...
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    Today is the last day my best friend, who came from Florida, will be here in the Middle East, she's going back home tomorrow. Since the time she arrived I had been trying to get...
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