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I Would Love For You to Share One Sentence Childhood Memories

Tell of your childhood memories that are only one sentence long 557 People

    One Of My One Sentence Memories.

    "Samantha, Mute!" That's it. The one sentance. Spoken by my father to me, too many times to count. From the earliest I can remember. He used to put me on "mute" and then I wasn't allowed to make any sound at all until he told me I could. He never did it to my older sis or my...
    SamMariaScreamerAndMore SamMariaScreamerAndMore 26-30, F 2 Responses May 20, 2011

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    Treehouse

    When we built a two level treehouse, complete with a rope swing and look out tower.
    teamsap12 teamsap12 26-30, M Mar 27, 2012

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    Childhood Memories

    Alcohol, Fights, Arguements and General WAR.
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 21, 2013

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    Being on the countryside on a swing in a tree.

    playing with my cousins hide and seek all night long. I had a pleasant childhood.
    Cristianpellicier Cristianpellicier 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    A Few Sentences.

    Football in the snow at the playground.Warm cookies and butterscotch candies from the old lady two doors down.Catching fireflys during warm summer nights.Being picked last for pickup games.Being picked first for pickup games.Sleepovers at mom-mom's house.
    Juke75 Juke75 36-40, M May 18, 2012

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    Dennis Beach

    I ran down a sand-covered st. to a beautiful beach-no worries at 3 years old.
    Jamie9999 Jamie9999 46-50, M Jun 16, 2013

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    Tom Boy

    Every sunday Loved To play Football with my Brothers.
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    Dance

    It was night and all the neighborhood children were gathering in a cleaned out horse stable for a dance - lights were strung and my 5 year old self was allowed to attend.
    greenlionburning greenlionburning 41-45 4 Responses May 26, 2010

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    Me And Mommy

     Come mommy...... run with me , help me catch butterflies , tell me why I cant touch the starsand hold my hand till we both smile again .
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    My Sister Dancing

    my sister dancing to Roxette's "dangerous" and my distorting the lyrics to "doctor genesis" and then preceding to have the song stuck in my head for a long while afterwards. 1989 or so.  Perhaps my earliest childhood memory of all.
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Sep 9, 2012

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    Rockpools And Conkers

    I used to love going rockpooling beneath the large chalk cliffs of southern England. I also loved going to the parks with their massive deciduous trees and collecting the largest conkers I could, attaching them to string and then winning a game of conkers at school.
    doves9027 doves9027 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2012

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    First Day At School

    I remember my first day at school, it was the first time I felt accepted and praised by somebody.
    Zealandia Zealandia 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2009

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    Welcome Home

    We waved flags and cheered as the car with my mother and recently adopted sister arrived.
    jimmyblue jimmyblue 41-45, M 8 Responses Jan 29, 2010

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    Beach

    Even though my dad raped me, stalked me, stole huge amounts of cash from my family, and brainwashed my little brother, I still hold my memories of the nights he told my little brother and me crazy stories about life as a bowling pin and people walking on top of their houses...
    jbirdy jbirdy 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    Here Are a Few of Mine. . .

    Riding the Street Car after church just because, with no destination, was fun. The nuns never got powdered sugar on their habits at the the Cafe du Monde. I always listened and understood my dog Senta when she spoke to me. I liked to play cowboys and indians with the boys in...
    Embraceabl Embraceabl 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    Truth Is:

    I felt like I was an only child, even though I had 5 older siblings.
    cynicalcay cynicalcay 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2012

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    Amazing Ally

    I was afraid of the doll I begged for for weeks, but only at night.
    Gemini1992 Gemini1992 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2012

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    Watching Big Bro

    One thing I did a lot as a child was sitting behind my brother watching him play video games, I almost never would play said games and I still do it today.
    Lonewinter Lonewinter 16-17, F Mar 30, 2012

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    My Childhood

    Barefoot to school all year arround,skinny dipping and nude living,and hamburgers...loved burgers.
    barefootb barefootb 46-50 Mar 30, 2012

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    My Childhood Home

    There are plenty of places in Northern Michigan's Upper Peninsula to take walks along the river, watching the ships sail by. Walk the beaches collecting agates (wave polished stones), explore old beached ship wrecks. Walk and climb the sand dunes enjoying the views from the top...
    senecawind senecawind 36-40 Sep 1, 2013

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    Climbing trees, swimming 24/7,

    pretending to be a Super Sayan, sliding down grass hills on boxes, playing Yu-Gi-Oh! cards.
    H2ik H2ik 18-21, M Jan 3

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    One Sentence Childhood?

    Momma got real mad the day I blew up my bedroom with a helium neon laser I shouldn't have attempted to make with a neon sign and a can of helium.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 31, 2010

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    My Childhood

    My mom used to pour cold water in my sister's ear when she wouldn't get out of bed, and I could have sworn that she shook the whole second floor when she jumped. I learned how to do a cartwheel when my sister set up "gymnastics" in the blue room, and the two of us laughed when my...
    hacky2012 hacky2012 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2012

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    Watching The Clothes Go Round And Round

    I remember as a kid, i used to watch the clothes go round and round in the washing machine.
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F Oct 13, 2012

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    Monsters Within Our Walls

    I thought I had protected her, my lil sis, from the monsters that lived within our walls, I was wrong.
    PassarellisLove PassarellisLove 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    Dad And Daughter

    We'd watch the "shoot 'em ups" as he called them and were captivated for hours with the Rifleman, Paladin, Gunsmoke, the Lone Ranger and Bonanza.
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F Aug 14, 2011

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    I Have More Calcium Build Up

    from breaking bones throughout my entire body due to my childhood curiosities and double dog dares from my fellow compadres. What fun it was......
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 9 Responses May 16, 2011

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    Realization:unknown

    I remember wondering why it was that I did not know my Father. 
    AlternateSource AlternateSource 46-50, M 16 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    Do You Hear The Echo Of Childhood Footsteps?

    Playing in the shallow wading pool. Brothers and sister close then. Forests were our playlands. The swamps were our pirate waters. We climbed trees high by ourselves. Running on paths that we wore with little feet. Cuddling rabbits and guinea pigs. Over-protected, thick as...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2013

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    Nickelodeon, Trouble Tv And Sour Lollipops.

    Karaoke, mixtapes, holidays, tamigotchies, my little ponies and Rosie and Jim. These were highlights of my childhood. And my Furby ofcourse :)
    Lori89 Lori89 22-25, F Nov 28, 2012

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    Born Grown Up

    My mother saw to it that I never had a "childhood" so I am having one now - and having a ball!!!
    giggles4488 giggles4488 56-60, F 5 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    From The Ghost Writer

     “In my childhood I led the life of a sage, when I grew up I started climbing trees”
    lovelywings lovelywings 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Wild Girl Locked In Time

    I don't know which one of us was putting on lipstick, and which one was dancing, but we were both crazy; "You crazy, girl!"
    IAMNOWHERE IAMNOWHERE 36-40, F Sep 14, 2012

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    Oh Yeah, I Got Plenty.

    Dad to me: "Four-year-olds shouldn't be asking questions about war!" Mom to me: "Before you leave earth, I need you to clear the table." Me to my younger brother: "I'm hanging out with the monsters in your closet tonight, so you better watch out..."...
    Shayndel Shayndel 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2008

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    In My Pocket, 1

    I used to keep tiny plastic models of ocean liners that came free with corn flakes in my pocket and when it rained I would float them along the gutters on the way to school which would leave my hands cold and wrinkled and gritty under the nails.
    gooddog99 gooddog99 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    A country boy,always barefoot.

    ...skinny dipping in the river,fuffie sliding naked and dropping into the mud,mudstick fighting,and the cozy night laying in bed nude, listening to the crickets and frogs,owls and the river
    barefootb barefootb 46-50 Apr 3

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    CHRISTMAS Story

    I love Christmas memories. I recall going downstaires and sneaking a peek at the tree.I  remember the front room was loaded with presents under and all about the room.It was magic ! Silent and beautiful.  .
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 6 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    Okay Here It Goes

    Sheets do not make good parachutes.  
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 19 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    Bitingly

    I never broke anything in my youth, besides my freshly grown new pair of front teeth... They fell out a couple of days later and to everybody's amazement I grew an even fresher pair (of teeth), the same ones I still have now  : )
    jimmyrudyjump jimmyrudyjump 46-50, M 6 Responses May 19, 2011

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    Family Values

     My family are the people in my life who believed in & supported me even when I scraped my knees and elbows. Thanks Mum & Dad, I'll love you forever.
    balboaguy balboaguy 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    Childhold Treasures-you Are Mine....

    You are like my marbles-shiny, rolling, cheerful-and I chase giggling after you in pursuit! You are like my cherished, worn stuffed bear-missing some fur, beloved, cuddled, mine forevermore. You are like my wooden, faded rocking horse-beckoning me to climb aboard, ride you...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2013

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    Daddy's Girl

    My daddy loved me and made me feel beautiful every day of my childhood.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 20 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    Oh

    I remember the love, the caring, the touches, the cuddles, the games, the fun, the kisses, the laughter, the joys, that were never there
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 22, 2013

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    Childhood Sleepover (lol)

    In fourth grade I had a slumber party for my birthday, but I scared everyone there by making up a story about seeing a seriel killer on the loose by the window-- so we took all the knives from the kitchen and hid in the bedroom, and after that nobody really wanted to come over my...
    NowWeAreNoOne NowWeAreNoOne 18-21 3 Responses Jun 27, 2009

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    Goodbye Grammy

    well one day, i was at my grammys(great-grandma) house. my mom and grandma were standing over grammy.i was 4. i remember watching as the ambulance came and took her away on a gurne. the next thing i remember is that we were at the hospitial.mom and grandma still standing over...
    katzkan16 katzkan16 13-15, F Jul 24, 2012

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    My Childhood Was A Maze Of Confusion, How To Act, What To Do, What To Say Or Not Since Every Time I Made Was Wrong, Bad, Or Violence Would Ensue Violence. .

    I was afraid to speak since everything I would say, my mother would be angry with. If I laughed at something on television and she didn't like what was showing, she'd be angry. I learned to follow her directives, to look at her facial expression and copy it, for it were...
    velvetflow velvetflow 66-70, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2012

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    As I Sat Myself Into The Seat Of His Car, I Remember Sliding All Over It That Day, I Was So Small At Five...

    My mother to my father, "Sid Smith, You've been drinking...you said you wouldn't...be careful with our son..." she yells as he stepped on the gas and sped off.
    AnonymouslyWritten AnonymouslyWritten 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 3, 2010

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    We had to go to school barefoot,

    and weren't allowed to wear shoes to school, and loved it,but in the boarding school, we didn't have to wear pyjamas and slept in the nude, which was good for doing boy things.
    barefootb barefootb 46-50 Mar 25

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    Do It!

    I was (and still am) a troll.The moment someone tells me "no"I just get the Cheshire smile inside my head.DO IT, DO IT, DO IT.If someone was next to me I'd drag them along.I always incited people into doing something naughty.
    Thepinkcoconut Thepinkcoconut 18-21, F Mar 29, 2012

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    White's Bakery

    Going to White's bakery on Market St. in Brantford with my Grandma when I was 5. I got a sugar cookie with sprinkles on it and felt like I was the most special little girl in the whole world. (ok that's 2 sentences - opps)
    gdgtgrl gdgtgrl 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    Cut In Two

    I was two years old, sick, my mom cut my beloved blankie in half to wash it (one half at a time) because I wouldn't give it up, and I received it back clean, two halves that could not be reattached...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 10 Responses May 26, 2010

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    A Very Sad Day...

    I was at my Aunt Lucy's house.... my mom had been in the hospital... my Daddy was there with her... my Daddy came from the hospital and he held me and he told me he loved me... he told me my mom loved me, and he told me she wouldn't be coming home....
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 14 Responses Feb 8, 2010

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    The Disney Afternoon

    I was plomped on the coach in the afternoon watching the disney afternoon and wilson phillips came out and I realized I had my first crush on Wendy wilson at barely 4 years old.
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Sep 9, 2012

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    Better Prepared

    I was better prepared for what was to follow in real life adulthood; the gift that keeps on giving. (Thanks to those who made it possible.)
    paco35 paco35 56-60, M 6 Responses Jun 26, 2009

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    Bonfire Fun!

    At boarding school with my schoolfriends, we all climbed up onto a sturdy horizontal oak branch in the woods one dark November evening, while our favourite nun roasted chestnuts in the blazing bonfire to hand us on this iron prong..   We chatted and giggled, mesmerised by the...
    javeachica javeachica 56-60, F 6 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    My Dad's Photograph

    i remember standing in front of my dad's photo and narrating stuff to him and my mom's bedtime stories or how she always used to be thrilled about my writings, paintings :-)
    rivermaiden rivermaiden 22-25, F Mar 30, 2012

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    My Childhood In One Sentence Here It Goes

    Ice cream christmas easter summer vacation my family love life was good.
    technogeek1969 technogeek1969 41-45, M Mar 21, 2012

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