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I Had to Bury My 18 Year Old Step-son

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    My Step-son Was Killed

    My step-son was shot and killed while attending his friends 18th birthday party. I was out of town with a new job when this happened. I was not there when the doorbell rung at 2am. If I only had not wanted to change jobs and been there this may not have happened. It's...
    Sorriso Sorriso 46-50, M 6 Responses Jun 7, 2007

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