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I Was Taught To Work For What I Wanted

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    Picking Rock & Baling Hay!

    The thing about working for the farmers that lived within bicycling distance from me, was that they had no way of knowing I was already busting *** at home and not getting paid, so when they actually paid me, they were taken in by how much I appreciated it!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2011

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    No Free Ride

    Nothing in life ever came easy to me. Sure I was successful at things, but I worked for everything I got. Sometimes I think the pursuit of something is that much sweeter when you have to work for it. My parents gave my brother and sister and I a lot of opportunities. It came...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2011

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    So I created a fantastic company.

    It's taken me 15 years to build it up with some fabulous highs and a few devastating lows but we are still here & I wouldn't have it any other way👍if you have any questions about starting your own business please post but always remember go for your passion not the money...
    buzzby17 buzzby17 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2014

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    I Always Wanted To Work

    My whole childhood, into young adulthood, all I wanted to do was be able to go to work. I hated school, so work must be better. My stepfather treated me as inferior (to put it mildly) because I didnt work. I had no value in his eyes. Every chance I got, I worked. In...
    accomplice accomplice 46-50, M 5 Responses Oct 25, 2010

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    NeonDinoz NeonDinoz 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I don't know if anyone's going to read this but my guts telling me to go ahead and write this anyway. A little about me- I'm 30 (years young) live in a small town in Scotland. And...
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    imstilltrying imstilltrying 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    Damn straight! I'm the nicest person on earth until someone messes with my kid or family and I snap! I would do anything for my son and husband
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    He is no longer a concern of mine, but the victims in his shameless selfishness are. What makes this person so enticing and wonderful on a surface level is in how he makes you feel...
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    I am always judged by how I look and where I'm from and its hard for me to make friends, people are mean to me because I suck at sports and I'm a boy/male whatever, so I'm afraid...
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    dramaqueen25 dramaqueen25 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    When I was younger I had poor social skills and thrift store clothes, so I was, at one point, shunned by my entire class. It really shaped me as a person.
    crystalmethane crystalmethane 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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