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Nothing! Nada!
My son’s life
Everything
Gratitude and thanks
My time
A stolen autobiography owed to me by an ex-friend/publisher
Peace
Vol 9: 43 - An education grant . little 'tho it was. Owed to Education education, education by myself and three of my children.
46. To women who campaigned for universal suffrage
 

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How come the white man got the whole continent for nothing but now owes the whole world for it? Native American /First Nations Chief

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DEBT NUMBER MAN038

To the hospital who saved him

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DEBT NUMBER 3600040716910
NATURE OF DEBT Emotional
OWED TO mum
OWED BY me

Thanks mum for believing in me, looking after me, even though I am old, looking after my children and loving me just loving me all the time.  

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DEBT NUMBER MAN014
NATURE OF DEBT Emotional

T o my post-doc supervisor for always being there for me and whom I seem to have forgotten. I always feel I am too busy to get in touch. I always think of you, so should make an effort to write or visit

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DEBT NUMBER MAN049
NATURE OF DEBT Emotional

To those who value it.

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NATURE OF DEBT Emotional, Financial
AMOUNT £A stolen autobiography
OWED TO me
OWED BY an ex-friend/publisher

I came from India to Birmingham, UK in the 70's. I wrote a book, an autobiography of my personal story and gave it to a publisher  friend who agreed to publish it. He later told me that he had lost it- lost! And disappeared. Years later I learned that it has been published in Pakistan, under a different name, translated in urdu...I think I can recall it but it will take me around two years to re-write it. But the book i really want to write now is about being a taxi driver in Birmingham, there is so much to tell...

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DEBT NUMBER MAN092
NATURE OF DEBT Emotional, Financial

Peace for all people in the world. We simply do not learn from the past!

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NATURE OF DEBT Emotional, Financial

I managed to go to College and further and higher education through the ability to pay the fees. But this was in the '70s recently doing more study I was left with a debt for me .. I worked my way through. But now aged 60+ and retired from teaching its not to be collected any more except through taxes. For my children aged 30 ,25 and 19 its ongoing through their working lives. I worked to aid my studies but at least I was able to earn a living wage. For them its harder, its important to experience the passing on of lifelong learning to enable people to have wider choices. Meet others who can show them different ways of living. and give hope.

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DEBT NUMBER lewes046
NATURE OF DEBT Social

I can vote because women before me died for that right. I can choose not to vote, but this wouldn’t honour their sacrifice. Women who went nefore me – I cannot repay that debt, except by participating in the democratic process (however flawed) and remembering that the rights I take for granted were paid for in blood, bone, forced feeding and human sacrifice.  

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