This is sick.
This is sick.
Newsforage.com? Any real sites covering this?
Something seems odd to me about this, I could be wrong. I do always think it's a good idea to start a little suspicious when there's fundraising going on.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
A 92 year old living alone is maybe not the best idea, even if that is what he wants. The elderly can be very testy and stubborn about things.
I had a tough time getting my parents to go into an ALF even though it was evident they needed help.
Not on snopes. My suspicion, though, is that it's fake.
Nevermind. I see the story is on abc.com. http://abcnews.go.com/Business/91-ye...ry?id=19134306
They raised $137,661 so far.
So now Grandpa pays daughter and gets house. Daughter gets money.
Over 5,000 well-wishers are out of over 137 grand.
Maybe not a scam, but the ending isn't really fair.
There are a lot of home care options for people to get care at home instead of having to go to a facility. She's been selling off his property by small chunks for a while, so it strikes me that her motive is probably nothing more than money.
Old dude has a facebook page
Apparently they have raised the $125,000 for Grandpa to buy this house from the evil daughter.
If not for previous legal proceedings this would be a bit fishy.
The cynic in me doesn't like it. But the kid in me wants frosted mini wheats.
Championships for MY teams in my lifetime:
Cincinnati Reds - 75, 76, 90
Chicago Blackhawks - 10, 13
University of Kentucky - 78, 96, 98, 12
Chicago Bulls - 91, 92, 93, 96, 97, 98