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jbnow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 08:24 AM
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7. I often think of that
There is a hurricane, a flood, tornado or earthquake. We see the news and watch and care. Terrible. Sad. Then the storm is over, the news moves on and we watch other things.

But for people in it the newsworthy event ending was just the start of the long travail, not the end of it.

I do think about them, but I think of it a couple minutes at a time and then go on and do what my standing home, working electricity and so on allow me to do.

People in Iran sleep unsheltered as it snows and I send a little money and a little prayer and care but then I turn on the TV and have a snack.

That really is strange but true
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  -Out of Florida we're barely a blip on the news Opusnone  Nov-04-05 08:11 AM   #0 
  - I'm sorry.  lonestarnot   Nov-04-05 08:12 AM   #1 
  - A good friend just called me  malaise   Nov-04-05 08:13 AM   #2 
  - o you think that the lapdog media is going to show...  MojoXN   Nov-04-05 08:15 AM   #3 
  - Some of Miami still without power  Opusnone   Nov-04-05 08:20 AM   #5 
  - It is heartbreaking that our reality is completely defined  annabanana   Nov-04-05 08:16 AM   #4 
  - A Bush is Gov....nothing to see hear in FL....  LeftHander   Nov-04-05 08:24 AM   #6 
  - I often think of that  jbnow   Nov-04-05 08:24 AM   #7 
  - Yep, people in Southwest Louisiana could tell you that was going to happen  cmf   Nov-04-05 08:32 AM   #8 
  - I think that the reason they aren't showing all of the misery and  Dhalgren   Nov-04-05 08:34 AM   #9 
  - Give the man a prize!  Opusnone   Nov-04-05 08:36 AM   #11 
  - We are all alone, on our own. Wisconsin suffered the greatest  HereSince1628   Nov-04-05 08:35 AM   #10 
 

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