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      Shelly, I completely agree! My husband and I have worked very hard for what we have. Now everyone can fall upon hard times, I know this; however, expecting everyone else to support you via your garbage, etc then they all should live on a commune. Hats off Shelly!!

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      From: Shelly Billingsley
      To: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 7:34:58 PM
      Subject: Re: Budget101.com : Freegan – as seen on Oprah

      Housing is a RIGHT??? I just don’t know why some people think they should get a free ride when the rest of us work so hard to acquire everything.

      Okay, I am shutting up now.
      Shelly

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      From: pseuzanne To: Budget101_@yahoogro ups.com
      Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 2:42:45 PM
      Subject: Budget101.com : Freegan – as seen on Oprah

      I just watched an Oprah show I had previously recorded. It was about
      the idea of Freeganism – people who choose to live outside of our
      consumer culture, acquiring things they need through alternative
      methods like dumpster diving.

      I’m curious about other people’s reaction to the show, if you saw it. I
      hadn’t heard the term Freegan before. They didn’t even mention
      Freecycle during the show.

      This website has more info. on the Freegan lifestyle:

      https://freegan. info/

      They strike me as extremists, and it’s pretty depressing to read their
      rationale for their lifestyle. However, I do think there is merit in
      pursuing these ideals to a certain extent. To each their own.

      Suzanne

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Budget101 Discussion List Archives Budget101 Discussion List Freegan – as seen on Oprah