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Re: [IP] Somehow we survived!!!! from Trina

ya know, you tow are a couple of sick turds to come to a place where people
are fighting for thier lives and health, and post some crap like
that.....may the flee's of a thousand camel's infest your crotch's!!!!
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From: "Trina & Adrian Nall" <email @ redacted>
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Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 10:32 AM
Subject: [IP] Somehow we survived!!!! from Trina

> Please do your share and make a tax deductible donation to the FALL
> pledge drive. Your help is needed to raise the remaining funds
> necessary for Oct, Nov, Dec. Won't you please give $10 or $20 a year?
>     http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml
> Your annual contribution will eliminate this header from your IP mail
> Somehow we survived!!
> Well you are over forty if you get this (or close enough to it) . You
> as a child in the 50s or the 60s. Looking back, it's hard to believe that
> have lived as long as we have.................
> As children, we would ride in cars with no seat belts or air bags.
> Riding in the back of a pickup truck on a warm day was always a special
> treat.
> Our baby cribs were covered with bright colored lead-based paint.
> We had no childproof lids on medicine bottles, doors, or cabinets, and
> we rode our bikes, we had no helmets. (Not to mention hitchhiking to town
> a young kid!)
> We drank water from the garden hose and not from a bottle. Horrors!
> We would spend hours building our go-carts out of scraps and then rode
> the hill, only to find out we forgot the brakes. After running into the
> bushes a few times we learned to solve the problem.
> We would leave home in the morning and play all day, as long as we were
> when the streetlights came on.
> No one was able to reach us all day. No cell phones. Unthinkable!
> We played dodgeball and sometimes the ball would really hurt.
> We got cut and broke bones and broke teeth and there were no law suits
> these accidents. They were accidents. No one was to blame but us. Remember
> accidents?
> We had fights and punched each other and got black and blue and learned to
> get over it.
> We ate cupcakes, bread and butter, and drank sugar soda but we were never
> overweight.... .....we were always outside playing.
> We shared one grape soda with four friends, from one bottle and no one
> from this?
> We did not have Playstations, Nintendo 64, X Boxes, video games at all, 99
> channels on cable, video tape movies, surround sound, personal cellular
> phones, Personal Computers, internet chat rooms, ...........we had
> We went outside and found them. We rode bikes or walked to a friend's home
> and knocked on the door, or rung the bell or just walked in and talked to
> them. Imagine such a thing. Without asking a parent! By ourselves! Out
> in the cold cruel world! Without a guardian. How did we do it?
> We made up games with sticks and tennis balls and ate worms and although
> were told it would happen, we did not put out very many eyes, nor did the
> worms live inside us forever.
> Little League had tryouts and not everyone made the team. Those who didn't
> had to learn to deal with disappointment.....
> Some students weren't as smart as others so they failed a grade and were
> held back to repeat the same grade.....Horrors! Tests were not adjusted
> any reason.
> Our actions were our own. Consequences were expected. No one to hide
> The idea of a parent bailing us out if we broke a law was unheard of. They
> actually sided with the law, imagine that!
> This generation has produced some of the best risk-takers and problem
> solvers and inventors, ever. The past 50 years has been an explosion of
> innovation and new ideas. We had freedom, failure, success and
> responsibility, and we learned how to deal with it all.
> And you're one of them.
> Congratulations! Please pass this on to others that have had the luck to
> grow up as kids, before lawyers and government regulated our lives, for
> own good?
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