After typing this I realized not only had I made a big mistake in giving birth and nuturing this child I also made a mistake in my subject line. Curses you out is what I meant to say. Yes her exact words were you are over 50 years old so you are better off dead. Die a slow miserable death and please tell everyone don’t bother contacting me because I don’t care.
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