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Friends, Say No To Addicts

April 27, 2013
By HEATHER ZIEGLER , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

It usually starts like this: A friend, co-worker or relative approaches you with a desperate plea for money. Tearfully they will tell you that they are running a bit short this month due an unexpected car repair or their kid's school trip. They will grab hold of your arm and explain that their power, water or gas will be shut off if they don't come up with fill-in-the-blank amount of cash.

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