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#208360 - 03/02/08 12:37 AM 1 in 6. What do they do?
KeithR Offline

Registered: 10/28/06
Posts: 363
Loc: Georgia
I've been thinking recently. One in six males has been abused. What do these survivors do to support themselves when they grow up ?

I know of a pro football player, a singer in a popular rock band. Survivors cross a wide range of occupations. I am an engineer. What are you?


#208361 - 03/02/08 12:39 AM Re: 1 in 6. What do they do? [Re: KeithR]
Freedom49 Offline

Registered: 12/30/07
Posts: 2724
Loc: Washington State
I am a Certified Clinical Perfusionist and Respiratory Therapy Technician.
In short I keep people alive and in good condition while they have heart surgery. Been doing it for almost 30 years.

#208362 - 03/02/08 12:46 AM Re: 1 in 6. What do they do? [Re: Freedom49]
onlyakid Offline

Registered: 03/31/04
Posts: 1556
Loc: New Jersey
Repair PCs at a small computer store, been doing it for 12-13 years now since I was 16, I of course worked part time then.

"Being with people that understand you...Priceless"

"and i don't want the world to see me, cause i don't think that they'd understand"

"You don't know what love just do as your told"

"My life has changed. What you take as a simple thing, is not so simple for me anymore"

#208372 - 03/02/08 03:08 AM Re: 1 in 6. What do they do? [Re: onlyakid]
roadrunner Offline
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Registered: 05/02/05
Posts: 22045
Loc: Carlisle, PA

Cool idea. What do we do? Great question.

I'm a university professor in Germany, where I teach Arabic and Middle East history. I've been there 8 years, and before that I taught at the University of London.

Much love,

Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway.
Nobody living can make me turn back:
This land was made for you and me.
(Woody Guthrie)

#208374 - 03/02/08 03:46 AM Re: 1 in 6. What do they do? [Re: roadrunner]
Barney Offline

Registered: 07/31/06
Posts: 236
Loc: Southern Utah/Northern Arizon
Tour company owner and teach personal growth seminars

#208390 - 03/02/08 07:50 AM Re: 1 in 6. What do they do? [Re: Barney]
sabata Offline

Registered: 08/08/06
Posts: 1949
Luxury Motor Coach Tech----------------Prevost Buses

Edited by sabata (03/02/08 08:01 AM)

#208395 - 03/02/08 08:06 AM Re: 1 in 6. What do they do? [Re: sabata]
GateKPR4 Offline

Registered: 10/28/07
Posts: 955
Loc: North Carolina, USA
I'm a computer tech and assistant LAN administrator.

I'm a normal person dealing with abnormal experiences.
The greatest discoveries we will find within ourselves.
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#208408 - 03/02/08 10:13 AM Re: 1 in 6. What do they do? [Re: GateKPR4]
AndyJB2005 Offline

Registered: 11/14/06
Posts: 1245
Loc: Saint Paul, Minnesota
I'm a Resident Instructor at a group home for developmentally disabled adults. I do a lot of things. lol Never sure how to answer when people ask me what I do at my job -- it's a lot of things rolled into one. \:\)

Life's disappointments are harder to take when you don't know any swear words. -- Calvin (Calvin and Hobbes)

#208413 - 03/02/08 10:27 AM Re: 1 in 6. What do they do? [Re: AndyJB2005]
FormerTexan Offline
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Registered: 09/12/04
Posts: 11673
Loc: Denver, CO
I'm a phone switch engineer. Before that I was in avionics repair and business-band radio repair.


Money talks, but all it tells me is goodbye.

If I could meet myself as a boy...

#208414 - 03/02/08 10:28 AM Re: 1 in 6. What do they do? [Re: AndyJB2005]
mvnforwrd Offline

Registered: 12/05/07
Posts: 216
Loc: NJ
I have many hats.

currently Im doing sonstruction. Owner/operator


Take your foot out of yesterday and your other foot out of tomorro or you will keep pissing allover today!

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