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Opinion by teamsalvatore98 posted over a year ago
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~Jane Austen
***Disclaimer: I support civil rights 110%. However, This is my own opinion and might have something in it that offends you. If you don't like my opinion, don't be a dickhead and try to start shit. And yes, I do kiss my mother with this mouth***


I've been a Christian my entire life. OH SHIT! Stop the presses, a Christian actually believes that homosexuals(and the others too, but I honestly don't feel like typing all of them out) deserve rights!? Holy mother fucking GOD OF ALL SAINTS IN HEAVEN!

Yes, Okay? I believe that everyone, be it gay/lesbian/black/Hispanic/Asian/Jewish/Muslim/Whatever the hell else, deserves rights.

What I don't believe in is prejudice, from any side. Everyone knows that it's human instinct to think that you're better than everyone around you. HOWEVER! It's also human instinct to reproduce and carry on the race-- and unless I'm missing something, same sex intercourse doesn't lead to reproduction. Where I'm going with this is that it's definitely possible to defy human nature. So why do we find it so hard?
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Article by misscrazel posted over a year ago
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I am the boy who never finished high school because I got called a fag everyday.

I am the girl who was kicked out of her home because I confided in my mother I was a lesbian.

I am the prostitute working the streets because no one will hire a transsexual woman.

I am the sister who held her gay brother tight through the painful, tear-filled night.

We are the parents who buried our daughter long before her time.

I am the man who died alone in a hospital because they would not let my partner of 27 years into the room.

I am the foster child who wakes up with nightmares of being taken away from the two fathers who were the only loving family I had.

I am not one of the lucky ones, I killed myself weeks before graduating high school.

We are the couple who had the relater hang up on us when she found out we wanted to rent a one bedroom for two men.

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Article by awsomegtax posted over a year ago
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I have been judged for as long as I can remember for my sexuallity by people. My family supports me because my Uncle is gay, and so is my cousin! As well my Mom supports me, my Grandma, and and so much more, even some of my friends!

I am writing this to let people know that if you are ever judged for who you are, you are not alone. People judge me all the time, and even to this day send me emails, Facebook messages, and text telling me to "drop dead" because I am a gay man.

I am 17, and I love who I am, and no one in this world should be ashamed to show who they are, so I let my colors shine. I'll admit, i've been pushed to the ground, and almost attempted suicide. But I became so much stronger, and it does get better. I am so thankful for those who support me and my decisions, and another thing... Being gay really isn't a "choice" you make. You can't help what you like, or who you fall in love with. I've never ever thought about doing anything with a women at all, I always knew I was Gay! But I never knew how to tell anyone when I was a kid. It's just something you keep to yourself. I came out to my family when I was 13, and came out publicly when I...
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Article by dreamer369 posted over a year ago
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There once lived a princess named Eleanor. She was a very beautiful and intelligent young girl. Yet, she was unhappy.
Everybody kept telling her, that she had everything she could’ve ever needed or wanted: the beauty, the brains, the fortune and a young, mighty prince to whom she was supposed to get married to. And they were right. In theory, the young princess’ life seemed perfect. But in reality, it was far from it.
The princess felt alone and scared, even when she was surrounded by people and was completely safe. And her prince. He didn’t make her happy. But not because he didn’t try. He simply couldn’t. She didn’t love him. She loved someone else. Someone kind, warmhearted, beautiful and also a royalty, therefore their love seemed acceptable. However, it was not.
On her wedding day the princess cried and cried, until she had no more tears left. Her pain seemed unbearable, her heart was ripping into two. As her maid opened the door and told her:
“Miss, we’ll have to start soon.”
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Opinion by Angel1324159 posted over a year ago
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I believe everyone makes their own decision in life, and everything. I don't support gays, but I don't go around being rude. and saying things like you are not normal, and you will burn in Hell.
I know in the Bible that it says that man should not lay with man and that women should not lay with women, but Christians and anybody should not treat human beings like this. Everyone is weird in our own special way, so why should Gays get picked on and everything just cause they don't do what others do. I am straight and a Christian, but I don't treat people that aren't like me horrible just because they don't act like me.
I mean seriously, what good is it gonna do if people continue to treat others without respect due to sexual oriention, color or anything.
We should love everybody no matter how different we are.
And this is my opinion..:)
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Opinion by southisup posted over a year ago
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Ok so as you know we have gay parades from time to time we aren't trying to flaunt that we are gay, no we are trying to make equality happen. I'm mean we are "supposedly" all equal right? Then how come some people cannot marry the person they love, eh? I tell you why because people cannot accept change. Anyway back to parades we do it to try and show that we want our rights I mean since when can the government tell me who I can and can't marry it's my life not theirs. Gay parades are really the only thing we can use to get our message across to people. We live in an unfair country but we can always change cange that with one person at a time, one acceptance, and parade. We can all help make that change anyone can really we just do it through parades
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Opinion by igotnothingderp posted over a year ago
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okay so i'm straight but i have found that i actually like hanging around gay people because they tend to be (not meaning to stereotype) NICER people. i support gay marriage because i believe that it is a human right; i have no fucking idea why the hell it is currently being debated (in the US). this entire damn country was created mostly because people wanted to escape religious prosecution and be able to believe what they want. this is really FUCKING HYPOCRITICAL. our government, the damn constitution and bill of fucking rights specifically states that the government is SECULAR. that means NON-RELIGIOUS SPECIFIC, DUMB-ASSES. i don't give a shit what your religion believes- if it is against gay marriage then guess what? ain't nobody making you marry someone of the same sex- it just saying that it your RIGHT to choose! they ain't hurting you so how the fuck does it affect you!?!? legally it don't. and Christians- God says we (yes we guess what internet i AM one) are supposed to LOVE all just as he does. the whole point is that we are one in God and Jesus died for us all you fucking hypocrites!
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Opinion by cheeseh posted over a year ago
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I think that gay marriage should be legalliesed in all countries. If a man and a man or a girl and a girl got married, would it be hurting you? Really, think about it. If it was legalised, millions of gay or lesbian people would get married. And guess what... you wouldnt even know about it. What would it matter to you if gay or lesbian people got married.

I bet when you were little you always dreamed about getting married to that special someone. I know, when I was five I always used to wear my favourite white dress, cut up toilet paper into strings and wear it as a viel. I awlays wanted to have a perfect wedding day. Its my biggest dream ever. Gay and lesbians have that dream aswell!

Just remember, gay and lesbians are people to!

Im straight, and my parents dont support gay marriage, But I do. I made a survey and went round the general public to see if they supported gay marriage or not. Most people said no but some people said yes they do support it.
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Opinion by NellLovetCarter posted over a year ago
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1. Marriage is a union of love, not a union of genders.

2. Homosexuality is a human characteristic, not a crime.

3. 'Marriage is a human right, not a heterosexual priviledge.'

4. Homosexuals(nor anyone else) are not able to control their feelings or affect to who they fall in love with, so they shouldn't be punished for that.

5. Many people are against Christian values and God, but it isn't illegal to believe in God. As well, many people are against gay rights, so it shouldn't be illegal for gays to get married.

6. If God doesn't exist, gays have been treated unequally for no reason.

7. Love is an emotion, justice and right, not a concept that can be controlled/denied by law or by an old book(bible).

8. Would it really bother anyone, if two people could celebrate their love equally?

9. Gays don't try to control straights' rights, so straights shouldn't try to control gays' rights.
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Opinion by carsfan posted over a year ago
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The high-five is one of the most common male rituals in the world. Nothing's more macho than giving a buddy a high five after a manly conquest right? Well, it'll surprise many to learn that the man who is credited with giving the very first high five on record was gay!


Glenn Burke was a second season player for the Dodgers. One time late in the 1977 season, he was on plate in the batting order following Dusty Baker, who had just hit his 30th home run and was coming around to home plate. When Baker was passing past him, Burke lifted his hand, Baker did the same and their hands slapped. This was the very first high five on record!


Burke retired early in 1982 and was the first major league baseball player to openly declare his homosexuality. He is remembered by the gay community as a groundbreaking figure, who was 'athletic, clean cut, masculine. He was everything that we wanted to prove to the world that we could be."

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Opinion by hetalianstella posted over a year ago
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I am straight but I have heard some very ridiculous arguments when it comes to gay rights. Here are some that I would like to show the stupidity of.

-Homosexual parents will cause their children to be homosexual
Wasn't it straight parents who raised homosexual children?

-A child needs both a mother and a father.
So would you say that single parents are bad parents then? No you probably wouldn't. I've had to go six years without my mother and I believe I am doing just fine. Isn't any family better than none? As long as those two fathers or those two mothers are good and caring and love their children.
Besides, it is their family, not yours. How does this involve you at all?

-Homosexuality is a sin, it says so in the bible.
.You are preaching arguments from a 2,000 year old book. A book which also just doesn't support homophobia but also sexism, slavery, kidnapping, and murder. You're against gays because of the bible, do you also support those things? Don't believe me? Oh well let us take a look at the bible.
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Opinion by hetalianstella posted over a year ago
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I myself am straight, well... asexual, but one thing that I find to be VERY annoying and something I think is getting really old is when people use the word "gay" as an insult.

Example from me and a fellow classmate:
Classmate: "Uhg, this assignment is so gay!"
Me: "That makes no sense."
Classmate: "Huh?"
Me: "Well it's a piece of paper, an inanimate object it can't have emotions. Are you trying to call it happy?"
Classmate: "No..."
Me: "Well it doesn't have a sexuality either, are you trying to call it homosexual?"
Classmate: "No, I'm calling it gay!"
Me: "That makes no sense!"
Classmate: "I'm calling it stupid!"

.......*facepalm*

Let me explain to you what exactly an "insult" is. An insult is where you are trying to make someone feel bad or embarrassed about themselves. Using "gay" doesn't exactly work, especially if you mean for it as "stupid". When using "gay" to mean "stupid", you should be the one feeling humiliated. Even if that person you are attempting to offend is homosexual I would hope for them to feel proud about themselves when you call them "gay" because...
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Opinion by elstef posted over a year ago
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I have been hearing a lot on the debate on gay marriage, and I wanted to get my opinion out there.
Right to the point: I am for it. It would make gay people happy, give them the rights they are entitled to, and it would not hurt anyone else, so why not?
I have heard that some people believe gay marriage somehow demeans the institution of marriage. To that I ask: how? It seems to me that two people who love each other and want to spend their life together is what marriage is all about.
Some people also claim that God is against gay marriage. To that I ask: where does it say that? (side note: I am tired of hearing “the bible says Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve.” Just because it rhymes does not mean you are right.)
Some people may say that there is no point to gay people getting married because they cannot have kids. Guess what? They can adopt. (Also, you don’t have to be married to have kids.) If the only point to marriage is to have kids, then should straight people have to sign a contract when they get married that makes them legally obligated to have kids? What about straight people who are infertile? Should they not be allowed to get...
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Opinion by DramaQueen1020 posted over a year ago
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These are my views and thoughts about being a straight christian, but still supporting gay rights.

I wear a cross. It's a little golden cross with a tiny ruby in the middle, being I'm born in July, and that's my birthstone. It's a girt from my mom, and I might pass it on to the next generation when I grow up. It's very special to me. I wear it all the time unless I'm swimming or bathing. I wear it in performances (I'm an actress-to-be and I play violin at school). Even when I was in a play about the ancient greek gods, I wore it under my robes. My whole family is part italian, so we are mostly catholic. We are a good family, we love each other and all of us support gay rights. I love my family.
But lately, with all of the stereotypes going around, I've been hiding my cross under my shirt. A lot of my friends are gay, lesbian or bi, and just about everyone at theatre camp old enough to know the conflict around this topic supports gay rights. I feel ashamed to wear my cross in public, because even people who don't know my sexual orientation might automatically assume "oh, you're a homophobe." I'm not! I just feel so helpless and that everything's unjust when...
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Opinion by NightFrog posted over a year ago
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It always seemed to me a bit pointless to disapprove of homosexuality. It's like disapproving of rain. -Francis Maude

There's this illusion that homosexuals have sex and heterosexuals fall in love. That's completely untrue. Everybody wants to be loved. -Boy George

I get sick of listening to straight people complain about, "Well, hey, we don't have a heterosexual-pride day, why do you need a gay-pride day?" I remember when I was a kid I'd always ask my mom: "Why don't we have a Kid's Day? We have a Mother's Day and a Father's Day, but why don't we have a Kid's Day?" My mom would always say, "Every day is Kid's Day." To all those heterosexuals that bitch about gay pride, I say the same thing: Every day is heterosexual-pride day! Can't you people enjoy your banquet and not piss on those of us enjoying our crumbs over here in the corner? -Rob Nash

The important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself. -Gore Vidal
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List by NightFrog posted over a year ago
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When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one. -Epitaph of Leonard P. Matlovich, 1988 (Thanks, Marlene)

You don't have to be straight to be in the military; you just have to be able to shoot straight. -Barry Goldwater

Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands? -Ernest Gaines

Homosexuality is god's way of insuring that the truly gifted aren't burdened with children. -Sam Austin

Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law. -Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy, A.D. 524

If homosexuality is a disease, let's all call in queer to work: "Hello. Can't work today, still queer." -Robin Tyler

War. Rape. Murder. Poverty. Equal rights for gays. Guess which one the Southern Baptist Convention is protesting? -The Value of Families

If time and space are curved, where do all of the straight people come from? -Author Unknown
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Opinion by KateKicksAss posted over a year ago
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1) Being gay is not natural. Real Americans always reject unnatural things like eyeglasses, polyester, and air conditioning.

2) Gay marriage will encourage people to be gay, in the same way that hanging around tall people will make you tall.

3) Gay marriage will change the foundation of society; we could never adapt to new social norms. Just like we haven't adapted to cars, the service-sector economy, or longer life spans.

4) Straight marriage has been around a long time and hasn't changed at all; women are still property, blacks still can't marry whites, and divorce is still illegal.

5) Straight marriage will be less meaningful if gay marriage were allowed; the sanctity of Britney Spears' 55-hour just-for-fun marriage would be destroyed.

6) Straight marriages are valid because they produce children. Gay couples, infertile couples, and old people shouldn't be allowed to marry because our orphanages aren't full yet, and the world needs more children.
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Article by bvbmary15 posted over a year ago
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The world is not divided into sheeps and goats. Not all things are black nor all things white. It is a fundamental of taxonomy that nature rarely deals with discrete categories. Only the human mind invents categories and tries to force facts into separated pigeon-holes. The living world is a continuum in each and every one of its aspects. The sooner we learn this concerning sexual behavior the sooner we shall reach a sound understanding of the realities of sex.
~Alfred Kinsey in The Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, 1948
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Opinion by bvbmary15 posted over a year ago
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“I don’t care if you’re black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you. Simple as that.”- Eminem
“Whether you’re gay, straight, purple, orange, dinosaur; I don’t care”- Darren Criss
“Yes, I like girls; Yes, I like boys; I like boys who like boys; I like girls who wear toys and girls who don’t; I like girls who don’t call themselves girls; Crew cuts or curls or that really bad hair phase in between.”- Andrea Gibson
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Article by YoYoLover4Ever posted over a year ago
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I went home last night and noticed that I had a letter in my mailbox. So I sat down and opened it; reading the letter.
It was from my cousin, who was inviting me to her wedding and she said I could bring one guest.
I thought to myself 'what a great idea! My family has yet to meet my boyfriend; and what better than a wedding??'
So I called him up and he accepted.
As we hopped onto the plane to Vancouver Island; he kept fussing over my un-straightened tie.
When we arrived; we were early. We decided to show up the day of the wedding; and get there early.
So far so good.
We got into the chapel and the priest frowned upon us.
"Out," he demanded. "God will not have the likes of you in His house."
Heartbroken; we left the chapel. We sat on the steps and my cousin came walking up to me.
I told her about what the priest said and she got offended.
She stormed right inside and yelled at the priest.
Then her fiance showed up; her wedding dress more beautiful than anything I had ever seen.
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List by amutokitty posted over a year ago
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Please note, I am straight, these are just in first person.

I'm gay, so I must have STDs.
I'm transsexual, so I must be a hooker/whore
I'm bi, so I must want to screw everyone I see.
I'm lesbian, so I must have a sex tape.
I'm gay, so I must be a prissy guy that acts like a girl.
I'm lesbian, so I must make out with a hot girlfriend on a webcam.

I'll edit these as I think of more common stereotypes for homosexuals/transexuals. I completely believe that each and every one of these is sickening. God, someone needs to do something about the homophobia that seems to be spreading all over the country. And people call homosexuality a disease! Yeah right, take a look at yourselves, all you homophones out there. If a homophobe is reading this, please note that I don't mean to be offensive, I just believe that that way of thinking is wrong.
Thankiez! :3
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Opinion by PastranaFanatic posted over a year ago
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You know,many times a day,I hear about how an adolescent or a teenager kill themselves. You know what it was from? being bullied. You know,some people get accused of being gay from the clothes they wear,the way they talk,walk,or even react to things. It disgusts me that modern-day american people are a bunch of HOMOPHOBES!!! I kid you not,it actually makes me absolutely sick to my stomach.

I have bisexual friends. No one at my school bullies them. Because at my school,everyone knows how it feels to be bullied. I don't care that my friends are bisexual. I love them even more knowing that they would admit that to me.

You know,I already respect people. But gay people get more of my respect. Do you want to know why? Because they actually stand up and tell people that they are gay.

So please,please,don't kill yourself if you are homosexual in any way. It may seem like now no one cares,I do. I sincerely care and I am tired of hearing about how these sick people are making fun of people that are bisexual or homosexual.
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Article by guiltygoth posted over a year ago
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Am I Gay? I guess this is a question a lot of young men will have asked themselves during their confusing adolescent years; it's certainly one that every gay man will at some time have had to tackle, and come to terms with on discovering the true answer. Of course, there are the lucky ones - the majority - those people for whom their sexuality has never been in any doubt. They are the very people who, by their heterosexual appetite and acknowledged prowess with the opposite sex, may have initiated that desperate question in other minds. But to not be one of that majority, to not have the same appetite for the opposite sex, does not immediately make anyone gay.

Times are changing slowly, perhaps too slowly, for most children still grow up in an overwhelmingly heterosexual world - a world that will by its very existence from an early age have instilled expectations and preconceived ideas in every boy's mind - so should the time come that he reaches puberty, and his juvenile years, and he finds that those expectations are not being met as they are by his friends, he becomes concerned. He begins to suspect that he is different to the mates that he grew up with - and it...
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Opinion by breebree446 posted over a year ago
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Something I found while looking around the profiles on Fanfiction.net. Felt the need to post it here because I found it insanely EPIC!

I am the boy who never finished high school because I got called a fag everyday.
I am the girl who was kicked out of her home because I confided in my mother I was a lesbian.
I am the prostitute working the streets because no one will hire a transsexual woman.
I am the sister who held her gay brother tight through the painful, tear-filled night.
We are the parents who buried our daughter long before her time.
I am the man who died alone in a hospital because they would not let my partner of 27 years into the room.
I am the foster child who wakes up with nightmares of being taken away from the two fathers who were the only loving family I had.
I am not one of the lucky ones, I killed myself weeks before graduating high school.
We are the couple who had the relater hang up on us when she found out we wanted to rent a one bedroom for two men.
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Article by MissKnowItAll posted over a year ago
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I am the girl kicked out of her home because I confided in my mother that I am a lesbian.

I am the prostitute working the streets because nobody will hire a transsexual woman.

I am the sister who holds her gay brother tight through the painful, tear-filled nights.

We are the parents who buried our daughter long before her time.

I am the man who died alone in the hospital because they would not let my partner of twenty-seven years into the room.

I am the foster child who wakes up with nightmares of being taken away from the two fathers who are the only loving family I have ever had. I wish they could adopt me.

I am one of the lucky ones, I guess. I survived the attack that left me in a coma for three weeks, and in another year I will probably be able to walk again.

I am not one of the lucky ones. I killed myself just weeks before graduating high school. It was simply too much to bear.
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