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Book Review: If I Stay

If I Stay by Gayle FormanChoices. Seventeen-year-old Mia is faced with some tough ones: Stay true to her first love—music—even if it means losing her boyfriend and leaving her family and friends behind?  918 more words

Coming Of Age

Everything is Awful.

It has been a hell of a year.

I don’t believe I’ve mentioned this before, but I live with my parents because I’m unemployed; I graduated college just as the economy was crashing in 2008 and have been unable to actually use my degree since then. 4,598 more words


Thinking thyroid, learning history

Here’s something that we should note
For a diagnosis I’ll throw in my vote
When it comes to life’s stress
The immune system’s a mess…
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A family loss...

This past weekend my family lost one of our treasures. My dear aunt-my mother’s eldest sister-was suddenly hospitalized and passed away. It threw us all into a shock and my mother is devastated. 170 more words

Suggested Edits For Your Suicide Note

  • Your decision to donate your arms to the old ladies who can’t reach supermarket shelves – nice touch.
  • I appreciate your desire to go out with a bang, but being found face-down in the local aquarium first thing on a Monday could cause some distress among pre-school children.
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A Father's Love Can Never Be Replaced

Today is Father’s Day and while for most people this is an occasion for gift giving and celebration, for me it isn’t. My father died of colon cancer in 2001. 842 more words


Death in the Family

The sky was beautifully painted today. The birds chirped and shopkeepers greedily rubbed their fingers in anticipation of money. Little shops sold trinkets, highly intricate jewellery, soft shawls and various kinds of footwear. 4,056 more words