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Old 05-01-2012, 01:01 PM
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FRUSTRATING!!!!

I am praying for your son and family.

I do have to say I am proud of your son. It takes courage to stand up against bullies. Handsome's friend's daughter was walking home from school and was jumped by a group of girls because she wouldn't give them her cell phone. She was hospitalized but refused to press charges because she was afraid they would come after her.
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Old 05-01-2012, 01:45 PM
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I will be praying for you and your son. That is just awful that he had to go through this again.
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Old 05-16-2012, 12:01 PM
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My son was to testify in court today for the crown. Another friend who witnessed the event was also there (but was hoping to "get out of it"). In the end, the trial was adjourned because the assaulter didn't have any representation

The judge said "What did you expect, to come to court and a lawyer to fall from the ceiling for you? You picked up your documentation on February 27th and you've done nothing since then... The only thing you have going for you right now is this case hasn't been adjourned in the past. When you come back on July 6th, there will be a trial whether you have representation or not. You've inconvenienced a lot of people today by being irresponsible". (I had all I could do not to crack up laughing when he was reading him the riot act)

The crown opposed the adjournment and I admit I was hopeful the judge would have said go ahead with the trial but he didn't.

It's a really hard place to be in on this. I want to believe that he's a child who has made some wrong turns in life and am hopeful he can get himself turned around, I felt bad for him because the judge was tearing him to pieces but at the same time that was my son who was assaulted and he should be punished for it.

My son was ok, until we stepped into the courtroom then nerves took over. I wish this could have been put behind us today but he has to endure this longer still because of this kids irresponsibility (You mean to tell me the parents never thought to contact legal aid? Good Glory!!)

God change my heart... there is bitterness when it is unbecoming and far from Christ-like on my part. Forgive me for being hateful in this case
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Old 05-16-2012, 01:07 PM
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I'm sorry, but at his age he is NOT a "child". A "child" is sven or eight, not a teen. He is old enough to know right from wrong, old enough to understand the consequences of his actions, old enough to understand what ASSAULT means. Until this century, a YOUNG MAN that age would be expected to function as an adult. We coddle our children WAY too much!!!
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Old 05-16-2012, 02:51 PM
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This is true Jackie and perspective I hadn't stepped back to look at... thank you
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Old 05-16-2012, 05:58 PM
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Yes Jackie we have and I am quilty one too.

I feel so sorry for son Brenda I was hoping things would be done for you all. Its been long enough.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:35 PM
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Yes Jackie we have and I am quilty one too.

I feel so sorry for son Brenda I was hoping things would be done for you all. Its been long enough.
There's a lesson to be learned in this... not quite sure what it is but I'm sure there has to be something
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