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by Nathan Sterner
Mar 03, 2011

This is a story about a lie.

And why you shouldn't tell a lie to the physician's assistant at your local clinic.

Because no one succeeds when a CAT scan is involved.

(with apologies to the Beach Boys) 

 

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by kaylapoopie
Mar 03, 2011

My anxiety is dug out by you and you alone.

I told you not to dig, but you continued to excavate.

You shifted the blame on me, and proclaimed that

I was crazy.

You were the one

who shatter my insides, and you...

 

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by kaylapoopie
Mar 02, 2011

Two and a half years ago, I met my love from across the pond on FB. We were in love by first chat. My parents flipped out even though I am a grown adult by the time he and I met. Finally, he came to NYC to see me, and I knew I want him to be...

 

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by Brociden
Mar 01, 2011

Everyone has “one of those nights,” you know, one of those nights where severe consequences are bound to happen.  Well, I thought “my night” was first semester when I took 23 shots and yaked for about 20 straight...

 

I had already survived combat in Vietnam. I'd survived the belts, switches and fists that define child abuse, and a narrowly averted mid-air collision in a jetliner. But I often think that the closest I ever came to dying was that September night...

 

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by Kimberly Yarbro...
Feb 25, 2011

It was 3 in the morning, and I felt a presence climb into bed with me.  Asleep, I couldn't awake to check on my nocturnal visitor.  My eyes closed, but part of my senses alert I felt pressure along my spine, like that of a finger...

 

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by Sohrab Bashiri
Feb 25, 2011

A New Turn in Life

 

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by krwillis
Feb 24, 2011

I will never forget the day I got the call. Saturday October 18th 2008, around 10a.m at a volleyball tournament I was playing in I was told that a good friend of mine had been killed in a car accident. Kyle Jeffery Wickliff, the class clown, a...

 

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by Chris Chandler
Feb 22, 2011

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by anniemac
Feb 20, 2011

 

 

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by nben
Feb 19, 2011

 
The Groundhog & BBgun

 

Well at the time he was my boyfriend. I loved him despite the fact all my friends just couldnt understand why I continued my on and off relationship with the guy who was much younger than me to be exact about 7 years younger. It got real...

 

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by one love 91
Feb 16, 2011

 

         Have you ever had the feeling that when something terrible happened in your life, that there was something that someone could have done to change it?...

 

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by katie1002
Feb 15, 2011

Ancient Roman theologian Saint Augustine once said, “The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” Ever since I can remember, I found the greatest joys in waiting at airport terminals, watching exit signs pass by...

 

 
It was 1969 inOttawa, Canada. Both my parents were Jewish, but they
 
raised us Catholic. Yeah, but they weren’t very convincing -