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    VA compensation

    You're a nice lady. The fact that you & others stick around the forum to help others says bunches about your character. It's a selfless thing to do and I'm not sure that I could do it. I have some questions for you. If it's not too painful, I'd appreciate your feedback. 1) how long did your...
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    Great, I posted a reply to Mike before seeing your post. Why don't you just shoot me right now lol. I'm a freaking train wreck. Thank you for your message and explaination. I totally agree with you when it comes to the wife AND kids thing. I can see him wanting to splurge and buy her, HER kids...
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    I'm so glad you responded Mike. I noticed the thread was closed which kinda made me feel bad, but felt that it was proper to close it. I may have taken her message out of context and overreacted. You know that I put a lot of effort into being respectful to everyone and also do my best to...
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    VA compensation

    Hi Gooseberry Hope Im not coming on too strong. Initially I was somewhat offended by "the money that comes in is the vets and that it can be deposited into his own acct". I wasn't sure if you were suggesting that I would gain financially from his illness, so let me reassure you that my efforts...
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    Btw, I meant to specify ebenefits site was where I tried to enroll him. You can check your claim...

    Btw, I meant to specify ebenefits site was where I tried to enroll him. You can check your claim status there as well as view your med records and do much more.
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    Hi Billybob! I don't know how the message meant for you from me I posted to Gregk's page. I'm...

    Hi Billybob! I don't know how the message meant for you from me I posted to Gregk's page. I'm can be a whack a doodle. Timeline: my twin diagnosed on 8/26 @ Duke after being referred there by neurologist, Dr Radoff in Knoxville. Va referred him Radoff after a couple of years of failure to dx...
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    VA compensation

    Oh no, I think you misunderstood. My bad, my brother is currently in Knoxville, but formerly lived near Tampa. He has his own acct at a Credit Union which is where his checks Be direct deposited. He needs it now, not down the road! Unfortunately, I thought he would get his 1st check Wed 10/25...
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    Oh man, sorry Greg! Billybob contacted me to ask questions and I thought I was on his page...

    Oh man, sorry Greg! Billybob contacted me to ask questions and I thought I was on his page. SORRY. Any way, I can't help but laugh sometimes when I read your posts in the "Do I have als section." I love your attitude...
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    You brighten my day Gregk w/ your blunt, no nonsense attitude! Are you from NY (j/k)?

    You brighten my day Gregk w/ your blunt, no nonsense attitude! Are you from NY (j/k)?
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    VA compensation

    Thank you Nikki. I've told him about you and your concerns. I think he's beginning to grasp do's and don't's.
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    VA compensation

    I want to share some fantastic news. I'm not starting a new thread - I'm hoping that everyone who shared their experience and those who offered advice will read this. I tried to register him w/ the ebenefits site so he could logon every now and then to monitor progress, but got timed out...
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    VA compensation

    I was going to check out Amazon because I read that someone here had purchased a neck brace on the site, but figured that he could get it through the VA! He's very fortunate to have the Services offered by the VA. They've been getting a lot of bad press lately, at times deservingly so, but I...
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    My bro was dealing w/ VA for a couple of years due to symtoms-no answers. They referred him to...

    My bro was dealing w/ VA for a couple of years due to symtoms-no answers. They referred him to neurologist who sent him to Duke for an EMG on 8/25. His neurologist performed MRI on 9/18, w/in days confirmed ALS dx. Rep @ PVA did an intent to file on 9/25. Mike dropped off VA als questionnaire...
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    Hi Billybob, hope you don't mind me posting message here. My partner spent a few months at...

    Hi Billybob, hope you don't mind me posting message here. My partner spent a few months at Shands for treatment. I live in Polk County so when I would visit, I normally stayed a few days at a motel. I got lost one time and ended up at the VA there and was amazed at how huge the facility is! My...
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    Billybob - go to military and veterans forum for thread entitled important: guide to veterans...

    Billybob - go to military and veterans forum for thread entitled important: guide to veterans benefits prepared by Mr Astugi.
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