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When I was little, I learned that God was always with you. So then I figured, if God is always with you, everyone who ever died is with you. So I would be afraid to get undressed because I thought that two boys my age were always laughing at my underwear.

Liz =)
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i used to belive that all children were adopted since i was told i was adopted by my parents but no one explained what that meant. too nervous to ask my parents, i questioned the adoption thing with a friend at around 6 years old, she non-challantly said, well everyone is adopted not just you. your parents have to go to the hospital to get you and then they have to adopt you. wasn't til i was 17 that i learned i was in fact adopted although i'd realized long before, that other people just weren't.

arlene scanlan
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i read harry potter and was engrossed in it i waited for my 11th birthday positive that i was the girl equivelant of harry potter and the books were written to throw voldemort off my track i was very upset when my 11th birthday came and no owls turned up

Anon
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I used to think that my family were the only people who wore underwear. There was no reasoning behind this - I just assumed it was true.

Sylvia
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I'm 12 years old right now(10 days until I'm 13) but when i was little i used to like the gargoyles cartoon. one day for some reason i started to believe that this entire life is a dream and that i will wake up in a futuristic world where everyone is a gargoyle and then when i go back to sleep again in that world i would have to go through another life and so on and so on...

chris 12
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When I was in 1st grade- 3rd grade I used to belive that there was another world inside my desk; like the erasers were cars and the pencils were people and that my pencil case was a mall and so on. So whenever I cleaned my desk I'd make sure there was enough room for my pencil's to drive the erasers around my desk. I thought that I was their god and that Earth was also some kids desk to, so I was always nervous when getting dressed and stuff. I don't know how I came up with this

Nikki
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I have been reading the Harry Potter books for a long time. I was convinced that on my 11 birthday, i would get a letter from Hogwarts telling me to come there, and then i would go there when school started again. I beleive this up until I was in 6th grade... I was truly broken hearted when no letter came in time for me to start the new school year at Hogwarts

Anon
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i have no idea why i ever thought this,but when i was little i thought i had a twin in china,and when something good was happening to me ,somethin bad was happening to her and vice versa. when i would get hurt i would be like"i wish i was my twin in china,cause shes prolly getting presents"

courtney
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once while walking in food world a saw a boy about my age (5or 6 at the time) he was pitching a fit and i told my mom he should have listened to his conscience, which i thought of as the cricket from pinnochio. i accually thought he lost his cricket!

Danya
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when i was in kindergarden i had a friend who told me that all girls should like boys that i should have a crush on someone.of course this was back when boys where icky so i thought i was wierd. so when she asked if i had a crush, i said the frist boy i thought of. and she told him, so i thought that means i needed to like another boy. i told her someone else and (of course) she told him. this went on til i had named every boy in our class.

Danya
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When i was a child i thought everytime i did something that i wasnt supposed to be doing it would come up on my moms camera and when she developed the pictures it would have a picture of me doing that specific thing i wasnt supposed to be doing and i would get in HUGE trouble.

good thing i know now that someone actually has to TAKE the picture.

sydney creech
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When I was young, my sister "tootie" told me that I came from a Doody-bird. She claimed that a Doody-bird flew over the house and pooped on a rock, that poop on a rock became me and my parents scooped me up and let me live with them. I went to school and told everyone, oddly I thought that this made me somewhat "cool"...Then of course my second grade teacher Mrs. Hasper told my mom that I would never add up to anything because I told stories and lied all the time."

Muff
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When I was younger I believed that my whole life was a dream and that some day I was going to wake up as a baby.

I also used to think that humans were part of giants doll houses and that the giant kids controled every thing everyone did.

Anon
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I used to believe when i was around six or seven that we were all little dolls being controlled by bigger people or bigger dolls that were controlled by even bigger dolls. I had a very strong imagination

Jackie
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When I was in Kindergarten, we had naptime every day. well, I believed that i could secretly send messages in my mind to other people in my class. Like, in my head, i would say hi to my best friend. At first I was mad that nobody ever replied to me, but then I realized that they just must be asleep. It amazed me how people can fall asleep so fast!

Anon
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I used to (and kind of still do) believe that the entire universe is just the imagination of a little kid in some other place- if that makes any sense.
She'd imagine everything about our world, and she wished and convinced herself so hard, that she actually started believing that we're really here- and we're all just a part of her mind.
Another theory I had, was that all my years in life is just a dream, and when I wake up after I die, I'll be in some sort of "simulation game of life in the past" kind of thing, and it'd be sometime in the future.
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I don't know if i made any sense just now.

Anon
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I was convinced that children weren't humans, only adults were, children were a total different race!

Leda
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I used to believe that everyone was psychic and had all kinds of extra-sensory abilities but, since I was really bad at it, no one talked about it while I was there so I wouldn't feel bad.

Cat~
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Whenever we would go to the beach, I would sit at the edge of the water and talk to the waves. (This was around ages 5-11.) I was convinced that the waves were alive, and they were coming to school, where I was the teacher. Maybe this had something to do with schools of fish...

AUDREY
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If I swallowed anything while looking at someone, I'd gain their qualities and be more like them. I still have trouble swallowing while looking at anyone I don't like.

Anon
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