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What's the deal with the kidney sisters?

i'm talking about the chicks who got out of jail because one is donating a kidney to the other because the government/justice system doesn't want to keep paying 200,000 a year to give her dialysis... but are i'm guessing paying for personal trainers? am i the only one who is kind of confused by the whole thing???
here's an article to get you up to speed...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12563223

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:58 PM on Feb. 24, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • They were serving an unusually long sentence for a petty crime.

    I didn't realize being part of a robbery where two men were hit in the head by the butt of a gun was petty. I am sure the two men who had guns pointed at them and then were later hit with a gun didn't feel it was a petty crime. I think a life sentence was a bit harsh but the crime they committed was violent and hurt people. The 11 bucks is what people fixated on they forget about the victims.
    FricknFrack

    Answer by FricknFrack at 3:07 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • What are you talking about, personal trainers?

    They were serving an unusually long sentence for a petty crime.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 2:31 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • Why the vote down? lol
    FricknFrack

    Answer by FricknFrack at 3:38 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • The 11 bucks is what people fixated on they forget about the victims.


    Answer by FricknFrack 33 minutes ago


    Fair enough. I also wouldn't consider cold cocking someone worthy of a life sentence but they did commit a crime.


    PS. I didn't vote you down, i can't imagine why pointing out an overlooked fact would get you a vote down.

    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 3:44 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • News to me ~
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 2:15 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • Oh geez...sorry, i didn't notice the link.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 2:43 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • So no...now that they are released they are no longer under the care of the prison system.

    I believe those qualifications are standard for transplants...my BIL is on dialysis and not elligible for transplant because he refuses to quit smoking :(
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 2:46 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • didn't you check out the link? that's what i'm referencing
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 2:36 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • i agree about the victims, though i suppose a life sentence is too harsh... but the whole thing seems pretty wacky to me. why should the kidney transplant have anything to do with it? i doubt anyone else is getting out for that reason.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 3:46 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • i have no clue why that comment would be voted down btw :/
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 3:51 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

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