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Virginia Dare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 12:44 PM
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Deputy Finds Rats Eating Man's Body..
This man obviously had mental issues, but who knows, maybe he was happy having rats as friends rather than humans? :shrug:

KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) - A deputy investigating neighbors' latest complaint that a reclusive homeowner fed rats and didn't take out the garbage found a decomposing body in the home with rats feeding on it.

Health officials believe the body found Monday is that of the house's resident, Thomas H. Stone, 67, though the medical examiner's office hadn't confirmed his identity as of Thursday.

"In the end, he wouldn't even take out the garbage," said Tom Ellis, a neighbor. "It looks like he never took down the Christmas decorations from when his mother died in 1999. It was all very Edgar Allan Poe-ish

http://www.wusa9.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=543...
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bleedingheart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 12:45 PM
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1. seems more like Miss Haversham from Dickens than
Poe..but I haven't read much Poe for a while
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no_hypocrisy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 12:45 PM
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2. Willard, 2006.
Edited on Fri Dec-15-06 12:46 PM by no_hypocrisy
Coming to a theatre near you . . .

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rox63 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 12:49 PM
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3. Hey, that could be an expose on
Willard "Mitt" Romney. And yes, Willard IS Romney's real first name. An he definitely is a rat.
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hippiechick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 12:53 PM
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4. I LOVED that movie!!!!
Edited on Fri Dec-15-06 12:54 PM by hippiechick
:applause:

Seriously, deep depression is a bitch and if that man didn't have support or access to any kind of help/therapy/whatever ... :(
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Virginia Dare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 12:57 PM
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5. It was actually a very deep social commentary...
I loved it too!
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