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Would you steal (commit a crime), to feed your children?

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I would do just about anything for my kids! That being said, I would be concerned about getting busted & my kids taken away, or any type of separation. My advice (not really knowing details ;-) ) is to find alternatives - shelters, soup kitchens, and the like. There are really a great deal if people/charities that will help you. You can start with a local church if u don't know where else to go. There are other ways for you that are less risky!!

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Good choice.
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Good luck candy. I have been there before and it wasn't for a lack of working (as so many assume). But we are financially sound now and give back because so many helped us when needed. Hard to ask for help though. ;-) but in my experience karma definitely plays a role and many people innately know this and will give their last dollar to help others.
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I agree. Thank you.
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If it was the only way of getting what I need to feed them, then yes, I wouldn't even think twice about it.

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Um I don't know because I don't have kids and have never been in a situation like that with my siblings, but maybe I would. But I'm sure there are other places to get food without stealing.

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No. I would keep searching for a job till I get one and sustain my family that way rather than stealing.

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Agreed
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And until then? I think that is more the question.
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keep searching. i would not resort to stealing thats what people with no morals do.
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When my husband was in military our 4 kids were young. I worked as much as possible but child care is pricey and being with the kids important to me. No family around us. There were many times I was quite creative with macaroni and other inexpensive foods. Many meals were called blah blah surprise! We made it thru, but not easy at all!!
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oh my. I see. thank god there are other ways to survive other than criminal ways.
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Only as a last resort. There are so many other options it shouldn't come to it tho. There are food banks and food stamps, is the summer you can grow your own food.

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Imagine the kids are hungry and you go plant a few seeds so they can eat!! Right
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Most people are not thrown into this situation over night, If you know money for food is scarce you plant the seeds so you can eat later.
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Now,I wouldn't want to my own childrens to starve to death wouldn't I?Probably. :)

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Will if that was the case then yes

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If I had kids and I was desperate then probably

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well... if my future child was on the peak of starvation maybe

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A lot of government officials already do that..

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Yes. I have

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If I can manage to steal, I guess I can manage to find a more decent job :)

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Great answer.
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thanks :)
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Yes in the future if stealing is the only way to feed my kids I would do it in a heartbeat.

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John2227

No never doesn't matter how bad the situation is, try to work hard, I know it's not easy but atleast it's not stealing!!

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We're on the same page!
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You must be thinking of Les Miserables and Jean Valjean. Yep I would but I would exhaust all other possibilities first.

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Never saw it...
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No I would sell every thing I have get a job but I will not steal and I will probably find a job to get them some food

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I'm with you on that.
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of course, wouldn't you?

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No. I'd pick up bottles and cans on the side of the road. I'd sell my belongings.
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with5kids u couldn't pick enough bottles to feed em or keep them safe while doin it. everything has been sold or pawned. now what?
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If i had kids i will do anything i could to feed them. My kids will never die of hunger

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well, i am only 13 and DON"T have kids but i would do anything for them if i did.
i DO know what it is like to feel the need to take care of children because i have 2 little sisters.

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If I had to I would

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i dont have kids, but if in the future i did and this was my only option, yeah, i would.

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that's nice
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you wont do it?
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i don't have kids
but i'll be willing to steal,lie
but i WILL NOT have sex or kill
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dont say never. what if someone comes charging at you and your kids, which a knife, ready to hurt you? you might kill him, just might :/
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well now im a murderer
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lol
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lmao, i come up with weird things right on the spot :)
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it's not weird just made me feel like a crappy dad.........and don't even have kids lol
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lmao, sorry. but i mean, we never know until we are parents :)
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so did you have a good Christmas
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it was like any other day, lol. u?
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good thanks
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so, whats up?
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i taking to several of my friends here at once,and i saw your profile and it said you know several languages but youre not good at english.I'll teach you better English if you teach me Seberian :)
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haha, ok ok. i am bad at speaking but i know some stuff.
any words you want to know, or just learn the whole language?
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imma try the whole
and your english isn't bad,it's better then people who had it as their first language:p
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yay, thanks :)
ok, well
hello- zdravo or cao
bye- cao.

cao sounds like chow. and i cant explain how to say zdravo. you just sound it out. thats how the language is. i learned to read on my own, because you just sound out the words. something you cant really rely on in english.
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thank you master :p
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when are we gonna learn more stuff
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im a bad teacher, haha. umm
kako si is how are you. :)
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kako means how
and si is just one form of you :)
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If it was really really bad then yeah.

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I'd go to a church and ask for help

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As opposed to watching them starve to death, of course.

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