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Today, I met a woman from the Netherlands grieving because she lost two family members… one in each of the resent Malaysia airlines crashes. MMT

#18092 (0) - Jul 25, 2014 by Robby - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (32) - No, that made me sleepy. (2)

Today, as I was being wheeled into emergency surgery, under the haze of a morphine-induced dream, I wholeheartedly believed I was going to my death, and I was truly horrified. Death never seemed so close… and now life - just this present breath - never seemed to amazing. MMT

#18091 (0) - Jul 24, 2014 by Vick - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (60) - No, that made me sleepy. (7)

Today, I'm scarred. My pant-leg got sucked into an escalator when I was 3-years-old, and at 29, I still hesitate for a second before stepping onto the moving stairs. Likewise, my innocence was taken from me by my criminal step-father when I was only 12-years-old, and I have yet to kiss a man out of my own free will. MMT

#18090 (0) - Jul 23, 2014 by Adeline - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (86) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, it's been five years since I graduated high school. I was voted most artistic by a landslide. Everyone told me I was going to be a promising artist. They "knew" I would be successful someday. Today, it's also been several years since I even picked up a paint brush. I had to get a "real" job, my parents told me. MMT

#18089 (1) - Jul 22, 2014 by artless - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (101) - No, that made me sleepy. (18)

Today, after a 5-year-long emotionally abusive marriage, and standing by as your second choice, you called me a "worthless whore" and I refuse to believe you. I matter. I am important. I have a purpose, and my purpose isn't you anymore. She can have you. I deserve better and I'm glad your abuse finally MMT.

#18088 (1) - Jul 21, 2014 by myla - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (138) - No, that made me sleepy. (12)

Today, the doctor apologized to me, with tears in her eyes, for not being able to save either of my twin daughters. MMT

#18087 (0) - Jul 20, 2014 by Betty - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (151) - No, that made me sleepy. (8)

Today, after a week-long camping trip, disconnected from technology, I turned on my iPhone to find out that my brother was on a Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot out of the sky for no reason at all. And nobody seems to be doing anything about it. MMT

#18086 (3) - Jul 19, 2014 by TKC32 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (177) - No, that made me sleepy. (10)

Today, my dear friend Cor Pan boarded Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 for holiday. I was supposed to go with him and his girlfriend for one week, but due to a death in the family at the last minute, I had to cancel my plans. MMT

#18085 (1) - Jul 18, 2014 by k. - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (149) - No, that made me sleepy. (8)

Today, the hardest part of the whole situation was driving to my wife's funeral alone. MMT

#18084 (0) - Jul 17, 2014 by EpicTears - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (177) - No, that made me sleepy. (5)

Today, my beautiful baby boy - the one they told me would be "unhealthy" - the one I almost aborted because of this false diagnosis - was born perfectly healthy at 9:27AM. MMT

#18083 (1) - Jul 16, 2014 by DG - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (164) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, I couldn't stop thinking about how that gorgeous picture board had been made for a graduation party, not a funeral. MMT

#18082 (0) - Jul 14, 2014 by mj_jones - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (126) - No, that made me sleepy. (9)

Today, the day after the first fistful of my hair fell out, my daughter and her German Sheppard showed up for dinner, both of them with shaved bald heads. MMT

#18081 (0) - Jul 13, 2014 by LoveLearn - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (158) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, it's been a full year since my mom quit drinking on the day I showed her the bruises she never knew she gave me. MMT

#18080 (0) - Jul 12, 2014 by TrueG - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (157) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, it’s been exactly 25 years since that evening at the shop when I answered the phone on my way out the door for the night, with no way of knowing that the potential customer on the other end would someday be my wife. MMT

#18079 (0) - Jul 11, 2014 by Budde - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (185) - No, that made me sleepy. (8)

Today, on my coming out to my mother, she told the whole family, adding that if they had a problem with it, she would have no problem burying them, dead or alive. MMT

#18078 (1) - Jul 10, 2014 by tori - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (206) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, my inept, despicable social worker said, "Your guardians can’t possibly be hurting you too bad,” as he stared in disbelief at the 4.0 GPA on my latest report card. MMT

#18077 (1) - Jul 9, 2014 by Laura - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (209) - No, that made me sleepy. (17)

Today, I asked my mom, "When will life let me smile again?" And she hugged me and said, "In my experience, a happy person is not a person who's always in a good situation, but rather a person who always has a good attitude in every situation." MMT

#18076 (0) - Jul 8, 2014 by AnonG - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (171) - No, that made me sleepy. (11)

Today, after my class voted for me as the student with the "best smile," all I could think is that it hurts so much more to smile in front of everyone, than to cry all alone. MMT

#18075 (0) - Jul 7, 2014 by ThatGirl - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (134) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today, I know the truth. When I joined the military 8 years ago, I thought I was doing it to find pride in myself. But now I can accept the fact that what I really wanted was for my father to be proud of me. And he still isn't. MMT

#18074 (0) - Jul 6, 2014 by bigal - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (147) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, her final tweet read, “I remember saying ‘no.’ Why doesn’t anyone believe me.” She was only 14. MMT

#18073 (0) - Jul 5, 2014 by cowardly - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (178) - No, that made me sleepy. (12)

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