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Subject:  Re: WMT Redux--Epitome of Shameful Date:  11/20/2012  12:45 PM
Author:  Rael137 Number:  868914 of 890200

I think people making decisions like this is probably way more common in why people struggle to get ahead than the random person-caring-for-disabled-parent scenario.

I agree. There are a whole lot of scenarios that can really affect someone's current situation & future chances.

Some that I can think of:

1. young people who hit 18 and get kicked out of the house.
2. Getting pregnant young. In addition to the stress from that event, it may make more financial