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by Umberto Tosi
Oct 27, 2010

There was a war on – World War II. Hadn't you heard?People weren't supposed to be driving all over the place. That's when my father drove my mother and I from Boston to Los Angeles in 1943. Because, he said, he had to... because, really,...


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by edaps7
Oct 24, 2010

this is a story about a crazy guy a met while living in colorado.


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by Jacques E Nyemb
Oct 22, 2010

 There are many...


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by EvolveExistence
Oct 21, 2010

"You were born with that name?"  This is the question I get after I introduce myself with what has been my full, legal name for many years now... Beautiful Existence.

Now there is always an ackward pause after their question...


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by Nomad
Oct 20, 2010

  The New Slang

“Where you from Dawg?” Funny. Somehow I was the one with the strange accent. “Im from New Yawk” I said. I don’t know why I lied. It just swam from my mouth. I wasn’t ashamed...



Before I get into this, I want to make a small disclaimer: In the intervening 10 years from then to now, I discovered drugs, quit drugs, and have had a brain tumor. The events are truly as I remember them, but I am no longer in...


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by TartofDarkness
Oct 17, 2010

This story of snap judgment takes place in the middle of the night, in the middle of nowhere, in a tiny valley.


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by TheButcher
Oct 17, 2010

I'm hanging out in this seedy little dive bar on the NorthWest Side of Chicago the day before Christmas Eve. It's me, my wife who at the time was an undocumented imigrant, my friend Don, an ex- Anti Nazi Skinnhead and an internationally...


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by Connie Crawford
Oct 17, 2010

I was a college professor for 23 years. One day I discovered that several of my asian students had copied their homework from each other.  I repimanded them to not copy each other's work, but they little bit of English did not seem to make...


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by Jacques E Nyemb
Oct 15, 2010


I've got...


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by omar
Oct 14, 2010


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by omar
Oct 14, 2010

 i look at this page and i get excited. but, for what ever reason, i just go blank with this excitement. i know there are tons of great stories to tell. the potential for this page to be filled with something incredible is limitless. i...


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by coldkoolin
Oct 14, 2010

Rebecca Hertz is a star student, to get into her dream college she simply needs to ace one final presentation.  


So Rebecca chooses the most compelling subject she can think of: female anatomy.  (...


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by Jacques E Nyemb
Oct 14, 2010

 Just another tale of a nerdy student (from another country) and his battle with the bus bully. 


When I was 19 I found out my girlfriend (my first) was a hooker. Instead of breaking up I decided to bust into the whorehouse and rescue her. Fun! The story's about first love, dead parents, a rusty pistol from the civil war and a gift I will...