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

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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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    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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    When I was sixteen (19 years ago), I had a bad car wreck. It was technically my fault. We rear ended a school bus. I was driving like any sixteen year old, checking the mirror...
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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
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    "Some people don't know you're limited Because you've made it good with that crutch , you hop good on one leg. So good that other people don't even know that you go home and nurse...
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    Stop going for the crumbs, When the cake is right in front of you
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    I am stronger because of all I've been through... I was 16 when everything happened. It all seemed to snowball honestly. I had been home sick with the flu. I was staying at my...
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    I'm not a strong person, at least I don't think I am. I've been through my share of difficulties and trials and somehow or another I've managed to squeeze my way through them. It's...
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    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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