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The total share of my inheritance
Life, Liberty, Democracy and happiness
Debt to medical science and its pioneers- thank you
Vol 9 -51 Unconditional love owed to my mother by her daughter
Vol 9 - re entry (1)The criminalisation of debt
$39,000
18 years of growing up and labour pains
Vol 9: 33- Memories- lost photo of my great grand parents
Vol 9: 44 - Thanks to a society which values the rights of individuals to free public services and spaces like libraries. Owed to Lambeth's Libraries and before that Skewen South Wales Carnegie Library by myself and family.
 

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DEBT NUMBER 360232541456
NATURE OF DEBT Emotional, Financial
OWED TO Simona
OWED BY Riccardo

Our inheritance is 50% each of undivided property and land, and my brother is succeeding in not allowing me any access to it.

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DEBT NUMBER MAN210
NATURE OF DEBT Emotional, Financial

For the loss of youth, for the absurdity of war. We owe so much

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DEBT NUMBER MAN202
NATURE OF DEBT Emotional, Financial

many years ago pre 1929 my grandchild with type 1 diabetes would have died as so little was known about replacing insulin- all diabetes sufferers will never be able to thank these pioneers enough. On behalf of them all- thank you

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NATURE OF DEBT Emotional, Financial

I owe a glad debt of unconditional love to my mother, whom I miss everyday. Without her strength and vision I would not have survived in this world.

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NATURE OF DEBT Emotional, Financial

Throughout most of human history, society has operated on a system of credit in which transactions took place largely between people known to each other and who wanted to maintain good relationships. In small communities it was normal for everyone to be both borrower and lender, and debt was a part of the fabric of sociability. When loans at interest began to be legalised in England in the 16th century, a person's honour and reputation  for generosity and decency were at least as important in deciding whether or not to make a loan to them as their net income. The legalisation of interest led to the use of signed legal bonds, an increase in litigation and the effective criminalisation of debt - or, in the words of the anthropologist David Graeber, “criminalisation of the very basis of human society.”

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DEBT NUMBER 360236215271412
NATURE OF DEBT Financial
OWED TO Student Debt

I had no idea that I'd still be paying off student loans in my 30's. I thought for sure I'd have it paid off and living a comfortable life. After years of searching for full time work (which I am so grateful I now have) and starting a family, my financial debt still sits on my shoulders. When I think of the repercussions this has on my family, I get very sad. I want my babies to be able to go on family vacations, have bicycles, go on boat rides, camping. But we live pay cheque to pay cheque because of my debt, and it breaks my heart. I wish student debts were interest free. I bet I would have paid so much more. But that is not the reality. I wish I could offer so much more to my children, but instead I make monthly payments, half of it going toward interest. I am trying to learn to live with the debt instead of striving to be someplace else. But that is hard.

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DEBT NUMBER MAN036
NATURE OF DEBT Financial

To my dear Mother. (and probably the midwives)

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DEBT NUMBER 360234714221312
NATURE OF DEBT Emotional
OWED TO My family
OWED BY Sarah

I had a picture of my great grandparents- the only copy, and I spilled ink on it. I brought it to be repaired, but it was lost in the shop. Owed to my family by Sarah

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NATURE OF DEBT Emotional

A community needs its libraries. They are resource centres and encapsulate knowledge and expertise. Books are written to share these social emotional, personal, political historical , economical truths as well as stories reflecting society the environment , and the arts. They are an information sharing source for people who don't always have access to other means of gaining and sharing information i.e. the internet.

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