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Old 01-14-2019, 06:49 AM   #71
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What I do know of the situation is he's self employed and operates a small one man trash service that collects trash in the neighborhood. It's possible his wife works and has health insurance but if she doesn't then they would likely be on whatever passes for ACA/Obamacare here in Kentucky. That is if he signed up for it.

He did mention something about having to travel to Washington for weeks at a time. I'm assuming he meant Washington DC and the Bethesda Cancer Clinic. Needless to say it's a sad situation. I plan on making a small donation, I'm just not sure yet how best to approach that subject with him. As you can imagine it's rather difficult to even contact him right now.

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Hey Brad, I apologize if I was insensitive in my earlier responses. The National Health Service in the UK is far from perfect but it really strikes home when something like this happens and those effected do not have to think for a second about cost of treatment. I may have spent 10 of the last 15 years living in the US, but having been back here for a couple of years my only thought was 'I hope his daughter gets better' not 'how are they going to cover the cost'.
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Old 01-14-2019, 07:43 AM   #72
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Hey Brad, I apologize if I was insensitive in my earlier responses. The National Health Service in the UK is far from perfect but it really strikes home when something like this happens and those effected do not have to think for a second about cost of treatment. I may have spent 10 of the last 15 years living in the US, but having been back here for a couple of years my only thought was 'I hope his daughter gets better' not 'how are they going to cover the cost'.
Martin, your reply was not perceived to be in any way insensitive so nothing to worry about.

This gentleman has collected my trash every week for over ten years now and out of the blue the rate went up $2 a month starting the 1st of the year. I believe I now understand the reason for the rate increase

Oddly enough just last fall I was wondering how he was managing to keep his rates the same for all those years without an increase. I know the waste treatment facility rates have gone up almost yearly but his rates never changed. Holding the same monthly rate for 10+ years is almost unheard of in this day and age.
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If he sets up a Go fund me page, I'll contribute.
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Old 01-15-2019, 03:48 PM   #74
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Old 01-15-2019, 05:01 PM   #76
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It followed you home?
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Old 01-15-2019, 05:08 PM   #77
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Actually I didn't notice that myself until after I posted the picture
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It followed you home?
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It managed to find it's own way down the mountain....
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It managed to find it's own way down the mountain....
Not with that front suspension it didn't.
How much leather is left on the soles of your shoes?

Looks like she's in good shape. How is the chassis and frame?

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Not with that front suspension it didn't.
How much leather is left on the soles of your shoes?

Looks like she's in good shape. How is the chassis and frame?

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The front springs are definitely shoot. They are as bad as I've seen on a coach before.

I didn't look underneath while it was in the mountains. I won't have a chance until Saturday to actually take a look.

I'll probably need to find some bio suits to actually check out the inside! The rodent/urine smell was overwhelming.

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It managed to find it's own way down the mountain....
So how did you get it down?
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Wow! Did you get new Argosy? That's awesome!
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So how did you get it down?
Tow truck with a front tire carrier lift. I was seriously looking at renting a trailer but that was turning into a costly option as well so it just seemed to make sense to have a towing company get it done and over with. It was roughly a 30 mile haul.
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Wow! Did you get new Argosy? That's awesome!
Well....not exactly

Currently you could say I own it but the long term goal is either it gets shipped to the UK if we can find a title for it or it will be dismantled for parts. I have zero interest in owning a 2nd motorhome
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