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My eldest daughter trained in a for-profit "college" as a CNA, wound up with the certification (on paper) but NO job nor prospects for one.  She owes the government over 30K for her efforts.  I think this scam should be shut down - no job, no pay for...
smetro 12-05-2019 11:52 AM
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Sounds like a GREAT life!  Always rather envied those who grew up or had time spent in the country...my own dad used to talk about his stay with relatives in Mathews County, Va., which we visited when I was still a teen, and it was still pretty rural...
smetro 09-19-2019 06:55 AM
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Since my husband passes away (2013) and daughter and granddaughter who'd lived with us since the g.d. was only 16 mos., ten y.o. when they moved (2016), have done MOST things by myself.  Not a problem as I need a lot of "alone time" usually, albeit k...
smetro 09-04-2019 10:15 AM
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I didn't go, and have regretted it ever since, despite the negatives that we've all heard over the years (the mud, the drugs, the fact that often one was NO WHERE NEAR the actual stage...!).  So, when it came up, I did have a chance to go-but with th...
smetro 08-16-2019 09:47 AM
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Those little boots-different colors sometimes but WHITE was the thing (mine were this); mniskirts; long, long hair, BELLBOTTOMS (still have a pair kept from the 60s, believe it or don't!); anything with fringes, an Amiercan Native vibe; not wearing a...
smetro 08-09-2019 03:27 PM
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My eldest daughter trained in a for-profit "college" as a CNA, wound up with the certification (on paper) but NO job nor prospects for one.  She owes the government over 30K for her efforts.  I think this scam should be shut down - no job, no pay for...
smetro 12-05-2019 11:52 AM
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Sounds like a GREAT life!  Always rather envied those who grew up or had time spent in the country...my own dad used to talk about his stay with relatives in Mathews County, Va., which we visited when I was still a teen, and it was still pretty rural...
smetro 09-19-2019 06:55 AM
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Since my husband passes away (2013) and daughter and granddaughter who'd lived with us since the g.d. was only 16 mos., ten y.o. when they moved (2016), have done MOST things by myself.  Not a problem as I need a lot of "alone time" usually, albeit k...
smetro 09-04-2019 10:15 AM
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I didn't go, and have regretted it ever since, despite the negatives that we've all heard over the years (the mud, the drugs, the fact that often one was NO WHERE NEAR the actual stage...!).  So, when it came up, I did have a chance to go-but with th...
smetro 08-16-2019 09:47 AM
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Those little boots-different colors sometimes but WHITE was the thing (mine were this); mniskirts; long, long hair, BELLBOTTOMS (still have a pair kept from the 60s, believe it or don't!); anything with fringes, an Amiercan Native vibe; not wearing a...
smetro 08-09-2019 03:27 PM
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My eldest daughter trained in a for-profit "college" as a CNA, wound up with the certification (on paper) but NO job nor prospects for one.  She owes the government over 30K for her efforts.  I think this scam should be shut down - no job, no pay for...
smetro 12-05-2019 11:52 AM
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Sounds like a GREAT life!  Always rather envied those who grew up or had time spent in the country...my own dad used to talk about his stay with relatives in Mathews County, Va., which we visited when I was still a teen, and it was still pretty rural...
smetro 09-19-2019 06:55 AM
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Since my husband passes away (2013) and daughter and granddaughter who'd lived with us since the g.d. was only 16 mos., ten y.o. when they moved (2016), have done MOST things by myself.  Not a problem as I need a lot of "alone time" usually, albeit k...
smetro 09-04-2019 10:15 AM
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I didn't go, and have regretted it ever since, despite the negatives that we've all heard over the years (the mud, the drugs, the fact that often one was NO WHERE NEAR the actual stage...!).  So, when it came up, I did have a chance to go-but with th...
smetro 08-16-2019 09:47 AM
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Those little boots-different colors sometimes but WHITE was the thing (mine were this); mniskirts; long, long hair, BELLBOTTOMS (still have a pair kept from the 60s, believe it or don't!); anything with fringes, an Amiercan Native vibe; not wearing a...
smetro 08-09-2019 03:27 PM
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