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Subject:  Re: WMT Redux--Epitome of Shameful Date:  11/19/2012  5:52 PM
Author:  Windowseat Number:  868881 of 902425

Yep, it sucks to move away from family.

Actually, that's not what I meant. And I'm also not talking about Metro's "Gimmee" attitude.

I'm talking about kids just out of high school who stay in a dead-end town because a parent is helpless and crippled. Situations like that. Not a case of "I don't want to leave here because I'm scared of the world." This is a case of trapped. Stuck. Waiting for a parent to get well or get worse so that a nursing home is needed.

There are plenty of people who are stuck in bad situations. I suppose your response is going to be that the government should take care of the parent so the child can leave and go to the big city and get a better job.

Or perhaps that they should walk out the door and leave a parent to die.

Perfectly expectable responses from both of you.

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