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This poem really hit me hard. I never thought of me being a just a price to my parents or the court. I also have divorced parents and get child support. But, this poem really opened my eyes to what a plain old check could be just what I'm worth. I never really payed any attention of how much money the check has.

My favorite line is "Apparently that's how much I'm worth." It just shows that a child doesn't grow up with both parents, and the check replaces the parent's part in a child's life. I saw the truth of a check can really effect a child's love for a parent. My child support doesn't really effect me, but when it comes to a child, it does hit me hard.





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Stepanie W. said...
Nov. 25, 2011 at 12:32 am
Agree completely! This was such a great article.
 
denise_fnts replied...
Nov. 25, 2011 at 9:57 pm
Thank you, and yes it was its a true life story for a young child.
 
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