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I Am the Father of the Most Incredible Child

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    Thank You My Little Man

    My own childhood was rotten. I had two parents who had neither the patience nor the inclination to do right by myself, my brothers or my sister. I had 18 years of being belted, yelled at and belittled until I got the hell out of the family. The abuse continued for another few...
    musicmad musicmad 41-45, M 19 Responses May 27, 2009

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    My Childhood

     Just a  bit about my childhood which was difficult but then not the worst. There was  constant physical punishment for things I  or my sister never did, brutal negative put downs, mostly from a tyranical father who was very religious. That was shoved...
    montarlot montarlot 61-65, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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