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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The Police Chief is being sued AGAIN??? What is going on?

It appears that the Town Moderator, Frank Polito has filed suit in NH Federal District Court for copyright infringement, against none other than our constantly legally embattled police chief. See the link below

http://www.rfcexpress.com/lawsuit.asp?id=4784

Evidently the case, filed on June 11, 2009, has ALREADY been SEALED by Order of the District Court Judge, responding to a motion file by one of the parties.

So, it looks like our town officials are now suing each other, and once again the general public will never know the details, just like most of the past lawsuits.

Does anyone out there know of a copyright that Frank owns? or how Phil could have infringed upon it?

And you wonder why people laugh at this stuff.

45 comments:

Anonymous said...

A search on the website you provided on Polito's name came back with -

Court Case Number: 1:09-cv-00204
File Date: Thursday, June 11, 2009
Plaintiff: Francis Polito
Plaintiff Counsel: Francis Polito PRO SE
Defendant: Philip V. Consentino
Cause: 17:504 Copyright Infringement
Court: New Hampshire District Court

It makes no sense to me. Copyright infringement? Huh? What made me believe it to be a real case is Frank representing himself, PRO SE. That I can believe but the rest makes no sense.

Anonymous said...

My warped logic tells me this suit has nothing to do with a copyright. I think that - maybe - Frank, as the Town Moderator - is suing the Police Chief for information he has which, in the moderator's opinion, is public information, that the chief refuses to share.
Let's be real. Frank is a very bright man. If he had anything "intellectual" that Phil had stolen, Phil wouldn't know what he hell he had!

The fact that the case has already been sealed also sounds like Phil, ala Wayne Peak's case and three or four others dealing with police issues which were also sealed.
I'd also love to believe that the Moderator is seeing a side of the Chief he's never seen before. Awesome thought, isn't it?

Anonymous said...

My question is who is paying for the legal fees of each party? Will this be another instance where our selectmen find a way to make we taxpayers foot the bill for another lawsuit we have no liability for? If they follow true to form, we will.

Perhaps we should call for a special town meeting and present a warrant article to end their rein of terror. This foolishness has to stop.

Anonymous said...

Perhaps this proves that the "Atkinson mafia" is a completely fictional notion.

Anonymous said...

May be true openness can be brought about by having any official suing anyone official or not[town business only] would have to be brought before the BOS . That way the taxpaying public would be aware of the suit and what it will cost them ,win or lose. It appears to be the same old reocurring name that is either suing or being sued at every tax payers expense. It is time for this to stop and those CONSTANT ly involved retire or resign from the town office being held. The other choice is at the election polls with warrants addressing this on going embarrassing ,costly problem or storming Town Hall asking ,better yet telling, the selectmen to remove this person from further duties of office.

Anonymous said...

How can anyone say this latest outrage is laughable when it is a crying shame. Its time to clean house!!

Curt Springer said...

Direct Link

Anonymous said...

So let me get this straight. the 40 year police chief is being accused again of using something that didnt belong to him without permission? or at least without paying for it?

And this is ok?

Anonymous said...

No, it just proves that one Mafia gangster is trying to "bump off" the "Don". Lets let them fight it out, then see which one ends up in the witness protection program.


Weighing in at 135 lbs. in the right conner we have Little Frank "who pretends he knows all there is to know about the law" Polito with a record of 0 of 5 in the courts.

He's known for talking TRASH and out mouthing his opponents, only to get TKO'ed in the first seconds of round one.

Weighing in at 357 lbs. in the left conner we have the bald headed, threatening eyed, letter writing (on police stationary), lollypop sucking or whatever (I'll hit you with the Elderly Affairs Vote that will destroy you) Phillip "I never give the facts straight" Consentino with a record of 0 of 17 in the courts.

He's known for extracting money from little old ladies as he gives them rides to the doctors, then insisting they vote the way he wants them to vote on any issue or he won't drive little Ms. Daisy ever again. He's also known to "tag team" with the rest of the Atkinson Mafia selectmen, when he is about to lose his bout, CRUSHING his opponent by running out of breath and falling on them. When the official decision is decided for the plaintiffs, he drags the bout to the Supreme Court who decides he has " No Standing"! After losing his bout he wines to Selectmen that the Town HAS to pay his legal fees. Wanting a lick of his lollypop, they concede and fight over his stick.

Just my opinion of the facts that has been allowed to continue in this town. Anyone want to dispute the facts? Hmmmmmmmmmm, this is where EMPTY SUIT chimes in I bet.

Anonymous said...

It's not the first time Consentino has been accused of taking without approval. If true, and I believe it is.........Selectmen that allow him to remain in office are just as quilty as Consentino. Conspiracy...you bet. These people steal your money while you sleep. Time to get the thief’s out of office.

My opinion…what’s yours?

Anonymous said...

Let's be real. Frank is the most stupid town moderator in the State. The fact that he is doing the suing while being sued shows just how stupid he, Consentino, and the selectmen are.

The fact that Consentino and the selectmen can't keep him under control speaks volumes to their personal interests.

Fact: Pigs eat their young when under stress. In Atkinson the Pigs eat other pigs when stressed.

WE CAN'T AFFORD PIGS RUNNING OUR TOWN.

We need to put up signs around town: NO PIG ZONE!

Anonymous said...

I have an idae let's put up the NO PIG ZONE sign up on evry streit conner in Atkinson. That will show them there bullize!

Anonymous said...

Hey all. Am I wrong, or does the "PRO SE" next to Frank's name mean that he does not get any money for this? And would that mean the big concern is who's going to pay the Chief's legal fees?

Anonymous said...

Frank has done some stupid things. Can any of you claim you never have? However, Frank is not stupid and I have trouble believing the lawsuit is about something else as someone mentioned. I don't think a judge would look kindly at a suit filed for one thing and the plaintiff really meant something else.

I also kinda doubt this involves town funds. From appearances, it one person suing another. You will notice no titles are used nor is Atkinson mentioned.

So, until the actual suit is made public, or one of the party's involved speaks out, all this blog can do is speculate.

This does sound like something the ET should be getting their hooks into.

Anonymous said...

Maybe a class action lawsuit is in order, by the residents against the town for continuing on this expensive path. They should not be using town services, insurance, monies for the defense of individuals.

Anonymous said...

yeah but we have seen phil bully critics in meetings, that shouldnt be allowed

we have seen him told by acourt to quit bullying his officers

we have seen him told by a court that he violated court orders

we have seen him use taxpayer money for private legal fees

we have seen him yell at people who ask him legitmat questions

why is this allowed to continue?

Curt Springer said...

"Pro se" literally means "for himself", meaning that he has not hired a lawyer to represent him.

Anonymous said...

Another lawsuit. Who looks like the loonies now?

Frank sued the town years ago and it was thrown out of court because it was baseless. Maybe this time its legitimate. Maybe not. What could be so secretive about it to be sealed by the court?

And where are all the chief defenders? They should be throwing Frank under the bus big time. Its bad enough Frank admitted in court documents he was wrong about the RSAs at deliberative session. A true defender of the chief would be slamming Frank to the mat as a looney with no standing just like the rest of the loonies who sue Phil. Phil's innocent of all wrongdoing! An attack on his good name? Frank must have a vendetta against Phil.

If certain people sue Phil apparently they are loonies. If certain other people sue Phil they are not loonies? Someone please explain the logic to me.

Past blog practice dictates that Polito must get lumped in with Acciard, Artus, Lewis and Brownfield. Right?

Anonymous said...

WOW! Polito verse Consentino

If both of them act the way they always have in the past when they have been sued, or people complained about them, they should have already been in the selectmen meeting on TV yelling about the other one, and trying to make sure that they are represented by the town.

Phil should be screaming that Frank has a vendetta against him, and no town official should have to go through this, his good name is being ruined. Like he did with Acciard, Grant, Kaye, Rivera, Lorden.

And Frank should be in there asking for town counsel, and saying how ridiculous it is. Like he did with Grant, Acciard.

Anonymous said...

I just looked up "intellectual properties" and learned that articles which should be in the public domain are called "intellectual properties", too. So lets us all think....has Phil withheld informatio which should be public domain? And would the Moderator finally get ticked off enough to go to court over it?

OR

Do you supposed Phil nailed one of Frank's kids for something and is keeping info quiet which should not be?

Whatever it is, Frank apparently is confident enough to be sure he doesn't need his own attorney.

Anonymous said...

Frank feels that lollypop Phil stole something from him. If proven, what is a thief doing as a Police chief? Don't we already have a felon past police officer as a selectmen? Are these guys running a race to see how many felons they can get elected? This would be funny if it weren't so serious.

Anonymous said...

His overconfidence is a liability.

Anonymous said...

I think you're witnessing the failure of a crooked organization. Anything like this based on immoral and/or illegal behavior will ultimately collapse. Those running it turn on each other to survive.

Its simply a matter of when. Which of them will get smart and bail before the others turn on them. Its getting interesting.

Anonymous said...

Do you suppose lollypop Phil will follow Frank "The lawsuit man" Polito around town and give HIM a trumpeted up ticket?

When will the Chief supporter’s make a midnight raid on Polito's house and spray paint "MOVE...LEAVE THE CHIEF ALONE...MOVE! statement?

Anyone want to bet Frank's car gets vandalized?

If these thing don't happen, is it because of "Professional Courtesy"?

Anonymous said...

CURT SPRINGER

QUESTION

Can "Don" Consentino sue himself Pro se for damaging his own reputation and get our selectmen to pay his legal fees?

I’m not a Legal Beagle, so I sure could use your help here.

Thank you in advance for your opinion. It means a lot.

Anonymous said...

Isn't it illegal to put two "Pit Bulls" in a ring together and let them fight to the death?

Someone should call the authorities!

Oh, forgot, these are some of our authorities. Who do we call now, or does it make it legal because of who’s doing the fighting?

Anonymous said...

Better question is

WHO LET THE DOGS OUT.....WHO....WHO,WHO

WHO LET THE DOGS OUT.......WHO....WHO, WHO

Anonymous said...

Frank always represents himself when he is the one doing the suing. He only gets an attorney when he is being sued.

Anonymous said...

Good system he has. Saves money 50% of the time and always loses.

NICE!

Anonymous said...

Hey Phil, what is Franks vendetta over? a traffic ticket? What? and why do so many people have vendettas against little harmless old you?

Anonymous said...

People! We have waited for a long time for these people to destroy their reign of dishonesty,lack of integrity and absolute control of our Town.
How else would this happen if they were not the rogues that they are. Good things come to us who wait.
May they continue to finally wipe each other out.

Anonymous said...

Hmmmm...if they are doing it in Atlanta and Ohio, New York etc. is it time to get YOUR money back?

"In suburban Atlanta, thousands of people lined up at government offices to file their requests for reassessments before a March 31 deadline. In parts of Ohio, appeals have multiplied fivefold. Tax lawyers in the northern suburbs of New York say they have never been so busy, and some towns have hired extra employees to sift through the paperwork and are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on legal fees to deal with the cases in tax courts."

Anonymous said...

WHERE ARE THE PHIL SUPPORTERS?

WHY AREN'T THEY BASHING FRANK?

NO VENDETTA?
FRANK HAS HIS FACTS STRAIGHT?
IT WON'T AFFECT PHIL'S GOOD NAME?

DOES THIS MEAN FRANK WILL BE IN LEAGUE WITH CHUCK DOUGLAS?

IS FRANK CAVING IN TO THE PRESSURE OF MULTIPLE LAWSUITS?

The selective nature in who the supporters slander vs who they don't slander is blatant. It just goes to show how they will relentlessly attack Acciard, Brownfield, Grant and Artus but say nothing about Steve Lewis and Frank Polito. Even though Lewis is suing the town & others. And Frank is suing Phil, and he sued the town before (the one that got thrown out of court).

The unbalanced attacks are obvious and striking. Why is this? Where are the supporters now? Its widely known rats are first to leave a sinking ship.

Anonymous said...

crickets.

Anonymous said...

Anon 10:49 a.m.

Although it has been stated repeatedly, you still fail to understand that criticizing the blog for its one-sided nature does not make one a "chief supporter".

What is truly unbalanced and striking is that although no one has posted anything critical of the blog as of late, you still find the time to "bash" those who do not agree with you and simultaneously beg for someone to post something that would represent fuel for your fire.

I think the recent activity of this blog, or lack thereof, shows how little influence it leverages in Atkinson and given the similarity of the posts, shows that there is only a handful of active posters who, when they do not have a foil, do not know what to do with themselves.

Just my opinion.

Anonymous said...

We are not "bashing" his supporters. We are pointing out the differences between the usual performance after a lawsuit filing, and this one.

Call it professional courtesy among sharks

Anonymous said...

9:40,

Read the first sentence of anon 6:24. Then read your first sentence.

You just don't get it.

Anonymous said...

Come on Frankie, why you suing the nice man? Tell what he has from you. Come on--we are all scratching our heads out here and can't figure out what you got he wants. We is all twisted up thinkin about it losin sleep.

The sue em thing happens whole lots but we never gets to know why. So pretty please? Come on-----Frankie---we beggin you. Help us out here.

How much you thinkin the town gonna pay and how much it gonna cost us citzens? the laywers, fees and such. Come on------------we dyin out here.

Anonymous said...

The town better not be paying anything. This is one man suing another man, personally. It is about time our selectmen start doing their job and protecting the taxpayers money instead of spending it on town officials personal legal fees!

We had a petition warrant article last year to prevent this, but Jack, and phil's buddies changed it to nothing.

People, you get the government you have voted to keep.

Jon DiVito said...

Here are two emails that I have sent to Chief Consentino. As some of you remember, I was accused of a felony crime 20 years ago. I was arrested after a non existant investigation by Office Dale Childs and Chief Consentino. Through the wonders of modern technolgy, I located my accuser on facebook. We exchanged several emails back and forth, that are listed below. She fully admits that her accusations were 100% false. I have forgiven her. She and the Atkinson Police department ruined my name in Atkinson. I have reached out to the chief three times. I have forwarded him these email exchanges, still NO APOLOGY. How can this man not feel the slightest guilt in ruining me? He owes me a public apology! For the record, I have never asked for a dime from the town. I have not sued the town. I want this man to do the right thing and publically clear my name. Some may think.. he was just doing his job. Was he? In recent cases, it took many months to investigate cases like Scott Peterson and Kaylee Anthony. The police departments took months investigating and building a case against the accused. Here.. he arrested me about six hours after the false accusations were made. Please read my emails to the chief listed below. Please also read the email exchanges between myself and the accuser... Susan Leclair. How can Chief Consentino not want to do the right thing and clear me? I have had to move from my hometown and I dealt with years of dirty looks and whispers from people who labeled me as a criminal. Phil.. You owe me a public apology! You owe it to me to clear my name!

Phil,
Here is the first email in case you no longer have it.

Do you ever feel bad for what you did to me?
Between Susan Le Clair Phelps and You


Jon DiVito

January 23 at 8:16pm
Susan... I have long gotten over what you did to me years ago. You ruined my name. You claimed you didn't know who I was. You know that we had a relationship with each other before you made false accusations against me. I do not hate you. But.. my question is, do you ever feel the slightest bit of remorse for what you did to me. I will never write you again and I have forgiven you. But I can not understand how you can live with what you did to me. I can't believe you wouldn't at least want to apologize to me. Anyway.. like I mentioned, I will never bother you again. But I it baffles me that you could do something that like you did to me with feeling any remorse. God Bless you.. I hope you have found peace in your life. I have forgiven you for what you did to me. I hope you can forgive yourself.

Sincerely,

Jon


Susan Le Clair Phelps

January 29 at 1:50pm
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Jon,
I have repented to my heavenly Father and I repent to you. I am extremely remorseful over ruining your name. I am not the same person I once was. Thank you for blessing me with your gift of forgiveness. Only now I can begin to try to forgive myself. I wish my words could express how strong my remorse is. My past sins have caught up with me. I hope that my be of some small restitution to you. Thank you, thank you for being gracious to me beyond measure. I wish God's blessings over your life.

With sincere repentance,
Susan

Jon DiVito said...

Dear Chief,
Here are additional conversations between Sue Leclair and myself on facebook. As you remember, you arrested my 20 years ago on these false charges. While I feel you should have investigated the case more closely. I put the majority of the blame on this young woman. she ruined my name in town. I was forced to move away. I still get dirty looks from people in town. I still get snide comments made about me. I got completely screwed in this case. I am not looking for a dime from you. I am not looking a dime from the town. I am in business and my wife a Doctor. We have plenty of money. I am looking for justice. I sent you the earlier emails when she confessed to making false accusations against me. I have still yet to recceive an apology from you. I feel that I deserve to have my name cleared officially by the Atkinson Police Department. I would like to see a public statement clearing my name. I would gladly speak out in support of you. I would truthfully like to see this woman pay for what she did to me. I have had time to think about what she did to me. It is very hard to fogive and forget. She should have to go through the same humilation that I did. I fault the APD for not investigating the case properly. If you had spent a week investigating, I would have never been arrested and my name in tact. I am a good person. I am religious. I am a big brother the big brother program. I have 4 children. I am a good father and husband. I overcame a difficult childhood to become a full scholarship football player and recently vice president of a national company. I am not perfect, but these allegations caused me to spin into deep depression in my 20's. It is not right that we now have written proof from the woman who admits falsely accused me rape lied... and nothing has been done to clear my name. I would hope that this bothers you. It certainly has made a huge impact on my life.

Sincerely,

Jon DiVito

PS You spent years helping my sick mother. I know that behind the tough exterior you are a good man. I deserve to be cleared.

Hello
Between Susan Le Clair Phelps and You


Jon DiVito

February 6 at 1:20pm
Susan.. I want to thank you for coming back to me with your apology. It really does help me put this past me. You look to have a beautiful family. I have one more request that I would like you to consider. Once again, I will not ask again. I do not want anything from you. I feel that your apology was honest and heart felt. I do appreciate it. When this happened, my parents were devastated. However, they stood behind me and backed me. They were not wealthy people. They spent $5,000 on a lawyer to defend me. If you want to do something to really make this right. My parents should be paid for the lawyers fees. My wife and I are financially set. I am in management with a company. My wife is a Doctor. I have no idea what your financial situation is. But I would appreciate it if you would at least think about this. It is the right thing to do. Again.. please understand that this is not a demand, just a request. It is a request to make this right. Anyway.. God Bless you. I am happy that you have found peace and happiness in your life. If you choose to send payment to my father (Mom passed away in 2007). His mailing address is...
Ralph DiVito
POB 151
Atkinson, NH 03811

The ball is in your court. I hope you choose to do the right thing. You did with your email to me. I really appreciate it.

Jon

Jon DiVito said...

Susan Le Clair Phelps

February 10 at 8:25am
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Jon,
I appreciate the kind manner you have chosen to communicate with me--again I am thankful for your forgiveness. I am about to share a few details with you that I wouldn't normally do, but actually contemplated before your request came. Since you did have the request, I feel you are entitled to know what I am about to say. I want to let you know that although you may think I am not telling the truth here--everything I am about to write is 100% honest and upright. My husband and I have lost everything (financially and in real estate) over the last almost 3 years. My husband is in the building industry and has been in and out of work for the better part of 3 years--mostly out of work. We moved to atlanta 3 years ago just before the crash of the market and not forseeing the economic disaster ahead. Our home in NH never sold and we are losing it to foreclosure as we speak. We are getting ready to leave our current home and are praying for work for woody so at least we can rent something suitable for our children. With that said, I would also like to tell you that I have not been able to work for many years due to a physical disability. I was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer15 years ago when I was at UNH and had major surgery which removed much of my foot. Over the years, I have developed degeneration in my foot (and back from the messed up gait) to the extent that I have 2 drs. reccommending complete amputation in order to improve my physical abilities. That is on hold now as we presently have no health insurance for ourselves or our daughters. All this may seem like too much information and I certainly don't want you to think that I expect you to feel bad for me---I just want you to understand that it is that drastic that I truly do not have the financial means to pay your father. I pray you can understand (believe)that. I am very glad to hear that the economy has not affected you in your jobs and that 20years later you can come to a place of healing. You may not think much of this statement but I believe with my whole heart that my cancer in 1993 stemmed from guilt and shame that I was carrying. I was a healthy and very active person and had such a rare form of cancer that my drs in boston could not even put a name on the tumor. They took pictures and actually wrote about my case in a text book they were working on for med students. I live in pain each day and again--not for you to feel bad about--just in terms of thinking about my paying for my sin...I do believe God allowed me to have this handicapp and all the pain as a reminder that you can't just get away with living a life that does not honor him. That is how I choose to live my life now. ALl I want to do with the rest of my days is honor him. I was afraid to contact you and when you wrote to me--I knew that it would be right to let you know how sorry I was.
Thank you again for forgiving me.
Susan

Jon DiVito said...

Jon DiVito

February 10 at 9:07am
Susan... I am VERY sorry to hear of your troubles. It does not make me feel in the least little bit that you have gotten what you deserved. I am terribly sorry that you have gone through such a terrible time with your health and your finances. This has been a very scary time economically. I don't think many people saw the impending crash of the economy. I am sorry that your family has suffered. We are lucky in that my wife has a very stable job. She is a Doctor. My job has been spared so far, but my company has had lay offs and I have been close to losing my job. What type of bone cancer did you have? You mentioned it was rare. That is very, very sad! I can relate in a way to your children. My mother was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy when she was 35. I spent most of my childhood and adulthood watching her slowly give into the disease. She passed in 2007.

Despite what transpired between us, I really do forgive you. We were very young. I also believe firmly that God forgives us more than he punishes. I believe that our God is a loving God that forgives people unconditionally that ask for forgiveness. I am sure that you will be forgiven.

I also want to tell you that for several years after the allegations, I was hurt very badly. During my 20's I sunk into depression. I turned to drugs and alcohol to ease my pain. In my late 20's I went home one night and smoked pot. Shortly after my phone rang and it was my mother. She told me that the Doctor called her and told her my grandmother was about to die in the hospital. I had to go to the hospital while under the influence of drugs and watch my grandmother pass away. It was one of the worst moments in my life. I stopped smoking pot and drinking after that night.

During my 20's I had a very difficult time. (Hang in there.. story gets better).. I was very popular in HS, due to my playing sports.. football etc. When this happened and it made the papers, my name was ruined. There was nothing I could do to repair the damage. When I was out, people gave me dirty looks. People who I was friends with for years ignored and avoided me. My sister was in HS and she had to endure people calling me names. It was too big for me to fix. It is one of the main reasons, I moved from Atkinson.

Jon DiVito said...

There was good that came from this. I have told people on more than one occasion that this happening to me.. was one of the best things that ever happened to me. Why?? Because it made it very clear to me who my real friends were. I understood quickly that there were many people that liked to be around me for what I was, not who I was. When the charges came out, my close friends and family never doubted me. The so called friends that really did not matter, may have went away. But they were never truly my friends. When I was young, I always worried what people thought of me. I was vain and insecure. I was obsessed with how other people viewed me. When this happened, I could not fix how people viewed me. So I learned to live by worrying about how I viewed myself. I learned to like myself and never worry about what people think of me. This has allowed me to become a very happy and well adjusted adult. I am a good parent. I never give into what "The Group" might be doing. I follow my heart and always do what i believe to do regardless of what the masses of people do. So.. in a strange sort of way.. what happened to me, made me a better person. Would I want to go through it again? no. But.. would I change what happened with the possibility I would be a different person today as a result.. no.

So.. to wrap it up.. I fully forgive you. I don't want you to carry around guilt any longer. Please spend your time focusing on your family. Please spend your future being a great mom and wife. I cannot appreciate enough the fact that you had the courage enough to write me in the way that you did. It finally allows me to be at peace with what happened. I am at peace with it. I sincerely hope you can be at peace with it as well. I will also pray for your health. I will pray that your financial situation improves. I will pray to God for your forgiveness. I have forgiven you and I am sure God will as well.

Best Wishes.. Jon


Susan Le Clair Phelps

February 12 at 11:08am
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I am having trouble replying to your message...I am trying to process all you told me about your life. I would like to respond properly but I am really upset right now. Thank you for sharing your story with me. I am going to take a few more days to try to snap out of my self hatred mode and then respond.
Susan

Jon DiVito said...

February 13 at 7:02am
Don't hate yourself. I do not hate you. I really don't. I am very happy today. Be happy. I forgive you and God will as well.take care and be happy. Jon
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Susan Le Clair Phelps

February 13 at 1:54pm
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I realized after I wrote you last that you probably thought...well what did she expect happened to me? It's not that I was surprised at all by any of what you wrote--it was just heart wrenching to hear about your mother and the story of the night you said goodbye to your grandmother. I always imagined that your life was ruined and you probably had to move. I really have carried around a heavy burden of guilt for 20 years. You have helped me feel better today and I can't thank you enough for all your kindness. You really are an amazing person and I was just totally blown away by your response to me and saying that you would pray for me. I am humbled and blessed by your words. Although I can never make up what I did to you, I will take your advice and continue to try to be the best mom and wife I can be and treat others well. I appreciate so much you sharing your story with me...please know that although I am starting this process of forgiving myself- now that you and God have forgiven me--I will never forget that I was responsible for ruining more than a decade of your life. I will have that with me forever. My saving grace the past few weeks has been thinking about my 18 year old daughter who I had in 1990. I was a single mother with her for 8 years and now when I see her I realize what a great woman she is turning out to be. She has a good head on her shoulders and is a caring and kind human being. Sorry to give you too many details...I guess I just wanted you to know that I managed to do something good in my past. I can't tell you how thankful I am that you forgive me. I will always be wishing for you happiness and many blessings ahead.

Susan


Jon DiVito

February 13 at 7:07pm
Thank you for your last email.I am typing on my blackberry.. So I don't mean to be brief. We are on vacation in Florida. I am glad we have gotten in touch with each other. We can both put the past behind us. Let's keep in touch and move forward as friends. Jon
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