Quote Originally Posted by tommygunner View Post
She is an absolute failure as a parent. She was quoted as saying that she hadn't been in her sons life for 15 of his 19 yrs. Well correct me if I am wrong but how can you feel too much love for your own kid if you didn't give a crap about him enough to even be in contact with him for 15 of his 19 years???
And she has convinced herself that she's done the best that she could????

Quote Originally Posted by accordioncowboy View Post
Watching her, I find myself saying little more than a short, silent prayer that there, but for the grace of God, go I. AC
Seriously, thanks for the note of compassion, AC.

On one hand, I want to be very critical of the mother. Yet on the other hand, I want to show some compassion for the situation.