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Fri Apr 13, 2012, 06:45 PM

34. I was a stay at home mom after my 2nd child was born...

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My husband and I talked about it in depth beforehand. I had a very good paying job for the time (mid 70's). What would we have to do without? In the end, we decided it didn't matter.

And we did do without...a lot. So did the kids. Of course they had plenty to eat, clothes, and a roof over their heads. We didn't have help to cook or clean the house. A McDonald's kid's meal was a rare treat.

In fact, many years ago I had promised the kids just that...a Happy Meal, and sadly; had to back off. We had some unforeseen expenses, and had less then 10 bucks to take us to their Dad's next pay day, and the car needed gas.

As we were driving home, we saw a couple in a car who were evidently having some sort of disagreement. I saw something fly out of their car window that appeared to be money. It was.

I stopped traffic from four different directions, as I gathered the pieces of torn cash left floating in the intersection. Ended up being change from a $20. The kids got their meal, and we were able to make it to the next pay day.

Hey Ann, anything similar happen to you that you might share with us? Nah, I didn't think so.

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