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I You Would'nt Believe What I've Been Through

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    a few people havent believed me, then Im guessing its in some ways unbelievable.   I got talking about my life during group therapy this morning. Most of the members are in there late twenties, up to early forties, and I thinks ome of them might have thought I wasnt as...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 14 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    OH Baby Let Me Tell Ya!

    At 30yrs old I look back at all the things that I have been thorough and sometimes can't believe I made it through. At the age of 17 I had my first baby so not the move. When I turned 18 I moved into my own apartment with my twin ah freedom at last. By 19 my sister...
    Braveheart4real Braveheart4real 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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