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    Oregon
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    Man left child in hot car to play pokies

    Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:06 am

    https://www.msn.com/en-au/video/sport/m ... vp-BBJ432p

    Unfortunately when I went to find this story online there were several of the same that came up.

    I'm a new father and as bad as my addiction was, I could never abandon my child to play pokies. I'm grateful that the machines never got that far on top.

    Honestly, I think the punishment was not severe enough, at the same time, I do hope he gets the help he needs.

    If it was a drug causing this much pain it would be illegal. Yet the pokies juggernaut keeps growing.

    Stay strong everyone. Ring the hotline if you feel those urges.

    Oregon on day 23 GF
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    Gamble free since 29.05.18
    dragon007 (facilitator)
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    Re: Man left child in hot car to play pokies

    Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:03 pm

    Hi Oregon

    Well done on fatherhood and GF!
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