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Welcome, Charles. I agree. It is such a shame that people can be tricked in settling for less with the promise of some mythical streets paved with gold, etc. There are always ruthless con artists just waiting to take advantage of such people in the name of god. In fact, I believe that one of the driving forces of religion is money.