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dragonfly forty-six answered Refreshme Refreshme's question

Off the top of my head, I'd think it would be so someone could not be coerced against their will. You could bribe one person, a total of three people though doable, would be harder.

Although maybe I just have an active imagination. I think I'll look it up. Got me curious now.

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dragonfly forty-six thanked The Z.'s answer

The first I recall was the death of my great-grandfather when I was 5. Great old guy. As I saw it then, he just never came back around. I missed him. Mortality makes poor discussion with a 5 yr-old.

So then, there was, of course, that whole business about Santa Claus. Reasoning the sheer logistics … Read more

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dragonfly forty-six thanked Walter The Grump's answer

It was the death of my grandma when I was 8. My dad, grandpa, and I ate dinner while my grandma went to take a nap. She always wanted me to wake her up from her naps and in the mornings when I was with her. She wouldn't wake up and was pronounced dead at … Read more

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dragonfly forty-six thanked Yin and Yang's answer

Yes. As a kid my sister and I were told "You two gotta get along because when we are dead you two will only have each other." "When we are gone you two will have each other"...... A sentence I held on to my whole childhood. As long as she was there, i'd be fine. … Read more

dragonfly forty-six
dragonfly forty-six answered The Z.'s question

I'd like to answer the question that you posed in Tom's comments.

I was three and was just betrayed by both parents, I had a little mental breakdown for awhile. When I came around again, I almost lost myself again, when I realized that this wasn't going to end any time soon.