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    Quote Originally Posted by finallyready View Post
    But if we are discussing the morality of the biological parents, as most if these arguments seem to be based on, then surely it raises the issue of how our society values (or not) people born with prenatally diagnosable disabilities. And in that case, the ridiculously high termination rates following prenatal 'abnormality' diagnosis comes into play.

    I don't see how people who would most likely have terminated a pregnancy following a positive DS diagnosis can so vocally and vehemently condemn the biological parents of Gammy

    I feel sad at the thought of terminating a DS baby but I think its still different in this situation due to the ongoing consequences. This couple have knowingly adversely affected 3 lives with this decision. They have left a very sick baby in poverty when they come from a country with a good health care system essentially condemning him to more pain and suffering. They have left him with woman who is already poor making her life that much harder and they have split up a set of twins which, when their daughter finds out will create heartache for her. Its the ongoing repercussions that make this choice so much worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jodes35 View Post
    How sad. It makes me sick to think that little innocent child is in the hands of a convicted sex offender. I find it disgusting that his wife is quoted as saying 'people make mistakes'.
    That makes me so angry. It also sounds like he made the same 'mistake' a number of times.

    THE documents show that the man, believed to be the father of baby Gammy, previously abused at least three girls under the age of 13.

    He was jailed in the late 1990s for sexually molesting two girls under the age of 10 and was sentenced to three years behind bars.

    While serving time for that crime, he was charged with six counts of indecently dealing with a child under the age of 13 and was convicted and sentenced again.The Nine Network has reported that the father's wife confirmed her husband had a conviction for indecently dealing with a child under 13 and had served jail time after being found guilty in 1998.

    She believes he is a good man despite his criminal record.

    http://www.news.com.au/national/brea...-1227013680751

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    Well she has a heavy set of blinkers on then.

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    http://www.9news.com.au/national/201...h&mchpost=pos3

    The charges are worse then they originally reported

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    Surely this couple will be investigated here. He shouldn't be allowed to have a child.
    The wife makes me sick. How could she knowingly put that little girl in the hands of a predator.
    If I was the Thai surrogate mother, I'd want that little girl back too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KikkiK View Post
    ^but she's also had no qualms on publicly using her child for profit in the media. I understand she was not paid the amount she was promised by the agency, but from memory the medical Bills didn't amount to the overwhelming amount raised or the money she must be making from all these interviews. If she is really as honest as she's been making out to be and the money was just for medical bills she should not need it all. I don't trust the reporting on this at all.
    She's just trying to make a better life for herself and her kids. She probably wanted to cover expenses to start with then the donations kept coming. Good on her. I am surprised you are so ready to paint her in a bad light yet defend the biological parents. IMO the bio parents are 1000 times worse.... Worthless pedophile garbage.

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    When this story first broke I felt so sorry for Gammy left behind. With more facts available, it seems Gammy is the lucky one living with a loving family. Maybe Gammy will be his sister's saviour because now the father's criminal history has come to light their may be an investigation.

    This whole story makes me feel sick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kalgirl View Post
    I don't trust them at all. They were told Gammy wouldn't live and had to leave because of the turmoil going on with Thailand in lockdown etc etc

    Ah: why the f@rk didn't they check to see if Gammy had survived? Why didn't they go back for him once things calmed down?

    M0rons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    I don't trust them at all. They were told Gammy wouldn't live and had to leave because of the turmoil going on with Thailand in lockdown etc etc

    Ah: why the f@rk didn't they check to see if Gammy had survived? Why didn't they go back for him once things calmed down?

    M0rons.
    That's it. It's a child not a cd

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