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    First thing to say is i love my parents,my mum two years ago had to have her leg amputated (not through diabeties) ,this was because of an ulcer,this was terrible for the whole family, i have found my father quite insulting to mum we try and go up everyday as my dad is eighty.
    briang33 briang33 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 25, 2012

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