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CDFL October 17th, 2013 7:18pm

In your youth, did any of your (also young) friends die?

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tenletters New York
10/17/13 2:22 pm

No, at least not yet, and I hope it stays that way. I love all my friends, and I can't stand the thought of something bad happening to any one of them.

jms in the middle of Nowhere
10/17/13 1:38 pm

One death by drowning. I went to a super small school so not many incidents at all. One classmate committed suicide long after school days. Effect of drugs. Another friend died on Mt. Aconcagua last year. All were very sad. 25th reunion coming up.

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
10/17/13 1:24 pm

Kind of. Multiple people died at my high school. Our high school was such a great community.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
10/17/13 1:13 pm

Yes when I was five one of my friends played with matches. The results were tragic.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
10/17/13 1:13 pm

Then there was this thing called the Vietnam War. I graduated 1968.

Goldiemol dry side of WA
10/17/13 1:10 pm

One was raped and brutally murdered, a few accidents and one suicide. I also had a college friend who went hiking alone and broke his ankle bouldering and died.

10/17/13 1:07 pm

Knock on wood, no. But there was a boy in my grade who passed away a couple years ago of leukemia, and another girl from my elementary school of a brain tumor.

inge MIA
10/17/13 12:48 pm

3 suicies in high school. Awful.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/17/13 12:43 pm

Yes. Suicides, accidents, drug overdoses, alcohol related deaths and terminal illnesses.

kelsey498 Colorado
10/17/13 12:39 pm

We had a few people that died and most were car accidents. One of them was a guy I almost went to prom with and that was the hardest for me but all were very sad.

dawl adulting
10/17/13 12:31 pm

In high school yeah a couple people.

LadyA Earth Explorer
10/17/13 12:29 pm

Traffic accidents, drowning, and cancer.

violence Pretty hate machine
10/17/13 12:23 pm

There was a girl I went to school with who had CP (I think) that died. We weren't close though.

violence Pretty hate machine
10/17/13 12:30 pm

My middle and high school PE teacher managed to kill himself by driving drunk. Then the school, instead of using it as a teaching moment, tried to cover up the fact that the accident was caused by alcohol.

CDFL alt right, alt snowflake
10/17/13 12:23 pm

2 people who went to my high school have now passed during my few years at it. Really makes you think about things.

10/17/13 8:07 pm

I think that other poll might've closed, but like I said, I'm really sorry, I know it's difficult, and if you need absolutely anything just let me know.

CDFL alt right, alt snowflake
10/17/13 8:11 pm

I'll be fine, but thanks. The first one was much worse for me. You're too nice

10/17/13 8:16 pm

Aww :) really though. I hope you never have to deal with this again. Two times is two too many.