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I Was Saved From Drowning

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    My Brother - One day me, my brother and a few friends went out on a friends boat. I wouldn't usually go as I can't swim but the sea was so calm and we weren't going out far so I...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2007

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    Pre-graduation Drowning - When I was in the 5th Grade, my best friend and I threw a pre-graduation party. When all our invitees came, we all jumped into the pool. He backyard...
    ChucksterRyniss23 ChucksterRyniss23 18-21, F Sep 24, 2012

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    Am I Weird? - I was really crazy about water as a kid, although I learned to swim rather late for a water freak. Anyway, I was drowning many times because even before I could swim...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    When I Was 8 - it was the most terrorising thing ever.i am so thankfull for the man that saved me.i hope i am worth all his effort.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 7, 2009

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    Bigggg Pool - when i was like 6 or so, i was with my faimly visiting my stepdads faimly in new jersey. my step dads mom had a really big pool, it was one of those above gound...
    seeingblue seeingblue 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    Thanks Brother! - Well there we were, down at the river in the spring, fishing under the bridge in high raging fast water, just like we were told NOT to do! I tried to make a very...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 2, 2011

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    Almost Died While Vactioning In Florida! - When I was 8, Our family went to Flordia! It was fun! I can remember I had really good breakfast! I often swim in the ocean (We stay in...
    ByerKenny ByerKenny 18-21 Apr 4, 2013

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    Drowning - Drowning!   I have seen a few posts on the internet concerning drowning and I feel that I have both technical knowledge and emotional experience to distribute...
    bagpuss0 bagpuss0 51-55 Mar 9, 2012

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    Angel Or Other - When i was a little boy i went to the local pool with my mom and my sister. The day was normal enough, i was playing in the shallow end and my sister was in the...
    SecretsWithinWhispers SecretsWithinWhispers 26-30, M Jan 20, 2009

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    Hmm That River - When I was a kid, I used to swim in the river. It was a long river, in some places calm, other, the were whirlpools or stuff like that. One day I got into the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3, 2009

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    A Pool Within The Pools - A cascade of pools, at aqualand. Forbidden for kids under 12. I was 8. But my presumed genitor was with me. He convinced the guy, allowing kids to go...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2013

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    Saved From Drowning By Dominican Republic Harpoon Fishers - I was on vacation in Dominican Republic with my husband, my son and my husband niece and her boyfriend for 2 weeks in...
    larisyl larisyl 41-45 Jun 10, 2012

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    Miracle Happens. - 05/04/11 is the day i'l never ever forget! Its the day dat i almost lost my life. I Fell from my speedboat in whx i cn only see drifting away from me. Am in the...
    alvinwaterstone alvinwaterstone 22-25, M Apr 5, 2011

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    Saved By Warm, Shiny Angel - When I was about 8, I went swimming in a local quarry with my brothers and mother. We were going for my brother's 3rd birthday, and we had a big party...
    Rensho Rensho 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    Drowning And The Other Side To The Story! - I dreamt that I was given a chose to die or live. I chose death and was escorted into a building. They offered me 2 options, to be...
    char77 char77 31-35 Apr 27, 2012

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    Twice - The first time, When I was staying with a cousin of mine, I became very close with this girl who lived in the area. We became friends really fast, maybe a little too fast...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2011

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    By My Brother. - A funny thing about me, is my inability to laugh and float simultaneously..  Hmmm
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F Oct 31, 2008

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    1st Time - The first time I don't remember much about it, I was about 3 in my cousins backyard pool it was her and me but she told me not to go in the pool she wasnt paying...
    Mbunny456 Mbunny456 18-21, F Mar 14, 2013

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    Five I Guess? - I've always loved water of any type. Trouble is, I was kind of slow to learn to swim. One day when I guess I was 5, my Uncle N took me to the local pool.  Lacking...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Oct 16, 2012

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    Biking Accident - I was biking around a track at around 5 o'clock and there were a group of 10 friends on a small bridge, around 20 years old. I tried to go across the bridge with...
    quantamcola quantamcola 22-25, M Jul 29, 2013

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    Drowning And The Other Side To The Story! - I dreamt that I was given a chose to die or live. I chose death and was escorted into a building. They offered me 2 options, to be...
    char77 char77 31-35 1 Response Apr 27, 2012

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    Effing Lifeguard! - I was saved from drowning...and it wasn't by the lifeguard. Noooo. He was too busy chatting up some hotsy totsy in a bikini while my eight year old self was...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 20 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    My Stepfather Wanted Me to Die - For I don't speak because of his incestuous behavior with me. I can't talk because it's difficult, but I can write. When I was 8 and told him he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 1, 2008

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