Madeline McCann

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  1. laughing gravy

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    oh but i have i took my 3 year old daughter up wigan shopping one afternoon,and she wandered away from me,and the terror i felt for about 20 to 30 minutes i would not wish on anyone,i was going in and out off shops in a panic asking had they seen a child i asked one shop owner to phone the police and they said dont worry she'll turn up,then i was told security had found her in the shopping centre,i collapsed in tears when i finally got her back but for those who think it was a short time those 30 minutes were for me a liketime,and for thinking about the bloody pope!!!! i could not think about anything my head was gone...like i said i do not wish thew feeling of terror i had on anyone
     
  2. Tricky Dickys Right Foot Shot

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    They may or may not have directly killed her, but the moment you leave 3 children in a hotel alone you've pretty much put their lives in danger. So directly or indirectly, they did kill their own child.

    It's a story that's been going on for over a decade now, at first I felt so sorry for them, but the more and more I saw them in the media, and how much money has been donated to finding Maddie it angered me how two highly intelligent people could be so stupid as to pot a child's life in danger like that.

    It's Madeline I feel sorry for, the parents however just anger me to the point of unreasonable thought.
     
  3. Chippy_boy

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    I think you're right, your thoughts are unreasonable if you feel no pity. I cannot imagine the pain they've been through, and although they made a terrible error of judgement, my word how they have paid for it. It's not like any of us have never made a terrible mistake.

    FWIW, my parents would often leave me and my sister alone in the hotel room when on holiday. Or in the car in the middle of Manchester whilst they went shopping. I don't condone it, but it's what people did.
     
  4. Trevor Morley's Tache

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    Too many unanswered questions for my liking. (blood in the car; swapping their hire car; cadaver dogs picking up scent; Kate's refusal to take a lie detector; refusal to allow medical samples (hair) from the other children, statements from the other diners at the restaurant, etc.). Something doesn't sit right with the whole affair.

    How that pair haven't been hammered for child neglect is beyond me.
     
  5. Tricky Dickys Right Foot Shot

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    What they did was child neglect, the moment I start taking pity on child neglecting will be the day I will feel the need to take pity on child abusers as well.... both go hand in hand for me.

    People make mistakes, they make error in judgment, but when it's so careless as to but a small child's life in danger..... nah not good enough for me!
     
  6. nimrod

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    This ^
    No way on earth would we ever have left our kids alone.
    And theyre more intelligent that us.
     
  7. Trevor Morley's Tache

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    intelligence and common sense are not necessarily the same thing,
     
  8. bumbleblue

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    This
     
  9. Chippy_boy

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    Unreasonably harsh in my view. I hope you never have to suffer any such life-changing catastrophe. (Genuinely).
     
  10. Didsbury Dave

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    I also find the mob role, groupthink, lynch mob outrage about the McCanns disgusting. I mean variations on the phrase "They shouldn't have left them alone" must have been repeated literally billion of times over the last ten years. Do none of you pityless clowns not think that these people haven't considered that before?

    Makes me sick. When I look back through the years I can think of many mistakes I have made which potentially endangered my children's lives. I almost had a 60 mph head on collision over Christmas with all three of my kids in the car because I was turning the radio over. I let my non-swimming boys go on a speedboat without a lifejacket once. I can remember my wife and I getting really pissed and sharing a bed with our daughter when she was only a few months old. We all make mistakes. They made a big one but the price they paid could not be any higher.
     

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