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May 14, 2017

I Cried Because I Had No Shoes…

Filed under: News — Scottie @ 11:35

I think this is important. We all have problems. Some among us have much deeper problems than others. Some have great support systems and incomes that help with the problems. Some have to suffer and do the best they can on their own. It is not right, it shouldn’t be. Poor people are the worst affected by this. I know about this because even though I have a bunch of diseases and syndromes that can cause both horrible pain but a decreased quality of life. However I have a great support system that makes my life good despite the problems my body has. I have a grand husband who has cared for me tirelessly for years with no complaint. I have insurance to cover most of my needs, I have an income from disability, I am a veteran who can get support from the VA. I have met people without all those things. I admire them, but they should have to deal with their situation without them. Always I feel but for the luck of the draw it could be me in their place. Please care and help where you can. Hugs


Right when I starting thinking I had been dealt a bad life, I met the Mrs. Palma. I was greeted at door by a tired woman, I knew the second I saw her that she worked 20 hour days everyday. She led me to her 20 dollar grimy Radio Shack phone on the kitchen counter. Quickly, I determined the static was caused by the thin mounting cord but since it was hard wired into the phone, she would have to go and find another twenty dollar phone.

From the other room, I heard a few loud grunts. She immediately responded by saying, “I will be with you in a moment.” The grunts got louder. She said, “I have another phone. Can you plug it in a see if it works? Please follow me.” We walked into the room where the grunts were coming from. “This is my son.” She kindly…

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  1. Thank you for a reminder to be thankful for what we have🙂

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    Comment by Tink the Belle — May 14, 2017 @ 11:50

  2. Beautiful post thank you for it and thank you for your service as well ☺

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    Comment by Cory Melancon — May 17, 2017 @ 11:23

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