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Poor Man, Rich Man: The Website That Saved My Life (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2 Mid-morning, Tuesday 21 December, 2010. My eldest sister, her kids and I drove to that town near her home. Sis dropped me off at the dentist and went away for the next few hours to do … Continue reading

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Poor Man, Rich Man: The Website That Saved My Life (Part 2)

Part 1 The website was called Bankruptcy Saves Lives. As I mentioned at the end of my previous post, those words had seemed too good to be true. But as I began reading, and continued reading, I was astounded and … Continue reading

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Poor Man, Rich Man: The Website That Saved My Life (Part 1)

DA (Part 1) DA (Part 2) DA (Part 3) Late night, Monday, 20 December 2010. Five nights before Christmas. I was staying at my eldest sister’s home in rural south-east Queensland. She and her family had all gone to bed, … Continue reading

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Poor Man, Rich Man: DA (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2 A week later, I went back to DA. And for the next six months I went back to most meetings, unless something suddenly came up that night. The routine very quickly fell into place – catching … Continue reading

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Poor Man, Rich Man: DA (Part 2)

Part 1 A funny thing happened on the way to my first DA meeting. A couple of hours before the meeting, I caught the train over to the major suburb near the meeting venue. I did this to have dinner … Continue reading

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Poor Man, Rich Man: DA (Part 1)

A few months ago, a friend who’d spent the past few years living overseas returned to Sydney. Recently, she invited me to join her roommate and some friends for a pizza night at her new home – and when she … Continue reading

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Poor Man, Rich Man (a new series and category)

There’s a small IKEA storage container that sits on the bottom shelf of the freezer in my fridge. That container holds six dead relics from an 18-year chapter of my life that came to an end on Monday 14 February … Continue reading

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