Story archives - tag: "survival"

merinz

I listened horrified as my niece described her earthquake survival story then her long nine kilometer walk back home in bare feet, through broken glass, wrecked and flooded streets, carrying her two year old.

tags: earthquake survival New Zealand [add]

2011-03-04 12:20:18 / Rating: 471.25 /

Crash

I had no time to stop when the oncoming truck made a left turn.

tags: accident survival [add]

2008-03-07 16:51:11 / Rating: 367.5 /

jroz

I lose my heart to one hundred students a day, while wondering how long I can survive.

tags: teaching heart survival [add]

2008-01-18 10:52:04 / Rating: 469.75 /

katlyn

Elliott Smith helped me survive the summer.

tags: summer love loss elliott smith survival [add]

2007-08-19 21:35:42 / Rating: 763 /

Lia

He thought he was invincible.

tags: car wreck brother survival [add]

2006-10-30 00:21:08 / Rating: 1018.75 /

AndrewC

I could actually feel the gland excreting as I tried to decide "Fight or Flight."

tags: fighting survival [add]

2006-09-26 07:08:14 / Rating: 401 /

cparisb4udie

As Katrina's waters rose, this became clear: how you loved and lived your life BEFORE the storm came - that determined, to a large extent, how well you survived AFTER it passed.

tags: Katrina hurricane survival love New Orleans Louisiana floods [add]

2006-09-11 22:18:29 / Rating: 720.5 /

ben777neb

My collie/red-setters front metal legs were a result of 60ft of air, rocks, a sponsored walk and £3000.

tags: dog sponsored walk family survival money walk rocks [add]

2006-09-07 20:14:40 / Rating: 753.5 /