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I Was My Own Rescuer

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    I saved my mom and myself from a violently drunk stepfather. I stopped cutting. I didn't take the pills again. I didn't drink and drive. I stopped the bleeding.   And I'm still alive.
    Merralada Merralada 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2010

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    Ladies - Just Say No!!

    I hadn't known him very long, a few weeks, maybe. I ran into him in a bar near my home and he was talking to another girl. That's ok. I went over to befriend her myself. She looked nice. Well, he offered her a ride home and she asked me to come along. I said ok as I sensed she...
    NebulaNoxx NebulaNoxx 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 2, 2008

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    Ive had people who wanted to kill me but i fought back, and i am alive today because i saved it myself. I am my own hero.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Feb 12, 2010

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