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  •  We even have participants in this venue-- (1+ / 0-)
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    and I'm not naming handles, though I'd like to--who pile on with the blame when somebody is trapped by circumstance like this, who get high-and-mighty.

    It's here they got the range/ and the machinery for change/ and it's here they got the spiritual thirst. --Leonard Cohen

    by karmsy on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 03:45:41 PM PST

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    •  Yes, when we did a fund-raiser last summer for (2+ / 0-)
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      her, there were a few people who questioned her - and my - motives for doing so. I was asked if I was taking a cut of the proceeds.

      I didn't get upset or discouraged. There are individuals who have been taken in by scammers on this very site. I understood their reserve and caution. I don't play the blame game and try not to get caught up in on-site controversy.

      However, if there is a friend in need, I won't turn my back and will take a stand and do my best to try to help. From the great input in this diary that goes way beyond the financial, I think my belief in this community wasn't misplaced.

      You can't go back and rewrite your past, but you can use your past to create your future. ~ Ray Lewis

      by 4Freedom on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 04:59:25 PM PST

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