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  •  Someone once said that calling them 'boat people' (5+ / 0-)
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    is like calling Jews the 'oven people'. During that time the world watched a genocide which will never have a monument and the true numbers never to be known.

    Child forgotten in car? -- Use open source E-Z Baby Saver -- Andrew Pelham, 11yo inventor E-Z Baby Saver

    by 88kathy on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 10:24:40 AM PDT

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    •  I surely meant no insult (1+ / 0-)
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      I had not thought of that era for quite some time. If the term offends then I won't use it, but I remember the images of the refugees in boats being turned away every time they tried to put ashore. It was horrible.

      Some humans ain't human some people ain't kind. They lie through their teeth with their head up their behind. You open up their hearts and here's what you'll find - Some humans ain't human some people ain't kind. John Prine

      by high uintas on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 07:58:56 PM PDT

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      •  I don't think anybody was ever offended. It was a (1+ / 0-)
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        awful time wasn't it. So many people probably died in that drowning time. We will just never know.

        Child forgotten in car? -- Use open source E-Z Baby Saver -- Andrew Pelham, 11yo inventor E-Z Baby Saver

        by 88kathy on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 08:18:03 PM PDT

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