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Old 02-11-2010, 08:35 AM   #11
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Sorry to hear this Alix.... nobody should have to go thru something like that, especially at the hand of a "family member"

Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
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Old 02-11-2010, 08:53 PM   #12
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Thanks Alix!

I am sorry to hear that your so called family members Have taken a heart breaking situation to new and unneeded lows.I do'nt know what to say because that sort of selfishness and greed makes me very angry.Thank you for venting to us.I do'nt know about all of that positive energy stuff but I am wishing you well.Cherish your time with mom,stay positive and everything will be fine no matter what happens.Take care.

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Old 02-12-2010, 08:34 AM   #13
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I don't understand how they can take things just because they moved in to help take care of her. They aren't family. How can they get away with that?!
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Old 02-13-2010, 05:08 AM   #14
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That's un-believable Alix. They shouldn't feel too smug though because they'll get their karma eventually. I hope your mom was neither affected nor hurt by their unscrupulous betrayal of your family's trust.
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Old 02-14-2010, 01:12 PM   #15
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I cant believe someone can do that! Especially when they're family members. Take care of your mom. Thats the only advice I can give you now.
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Old 02-16-2010, 08:09 PM   #16
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Thanks everyone. You warmed my heart when I was feeling really low and crappy. I am feeling better about everything now. Mom is feeling settled and happy in her new place, and she doesn't know about the recipe perfidy thankfully.

We do have a lawyer and we are dealing with all the monetary things that have been stolen, but its really a no win situation. Gotta find 'em (they've disappeared and every bill collector in the world is looking for them), and once you DO find them, you have to PROVE they stole everything. And no one really cares about recipes (except me).

Thanks for letting me vent a bit. I feel better sharing that. You guys really do understand it all. {{{{{{{{{{{{{DC Family}}}}}}}}}}}}}}
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Old 02-16-2010, 10:05 PM   #17
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I really feel for you. We went through Alzheimer's and Parkinson's with my husband's parents, but we were overseas in the military. The resultant problems were very hurtful, although luckily not to the degree you're going through. I wish you the best.
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Old 02-18-2010, 10:51 AM   #19
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What did your attorney advise you to do?????
I agree with Uncle Bob. I would hire a lawyer and see what -- not just the recipes -- can possibly be retrieved. And if not, I would send them to the hoose-gow. I don't care if they ARE family. REAL family would never do that.
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Old 02-18-2010, 11:05 AM   #20
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That really sucks. I'm so sorry. For your mom and her recipes and your family.

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