About DKretzman
Joined January 2017
Hi, my name is Donna. Boy, have I had a rough time trying to learn how to set up a business online. It's been one scam after another and a case of Identity theft also. Hopefully, I've finally found the help that I have been looking for at Wealthy Affiliate. One of my downfalls, is that I am a down to earth, very trusting , honest, and a very loyal person. What made me take a chance on The Wealth Achievement Community site was when Kyle was explaining the site and its benefits, he used the phrase, " Pay it Forward." That is usually a phrase used by someone that you can trust. Kudo's to you Kyle. I am also a Registered nurse.
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Roybretton Premium
Hi Donna, Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate, I am now following you! You have came to a very good place to learn about Internet marketing and making money online. If you go through the step-by-step training and ask questions along the way and take action, you will be successful. I am here to answer your questions, along with many other people in this excellent community. I wish you every success in your new venture and I look forward to networking with you and reading your blog posts.

All the best to you, Roy.
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julesnp Premium
Good day Donna,
I thank you for your follow and I am following you back. I also wish you the very best in all of your projects. From reading your bio, I really understand your feelings. I trusted 2 associates and they really did it to me. You learn lessons everyday. Once I finished to close the business, I will be full time here on WA.
Have a great day.
Jules
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DKretzman Premium
Hi Jules,
Thank you for your response. Sorry it took me two months to respond to your response but I couldn’t get on my site for some reason. Finally figured it out after much frustration. Wow, did my ranking drop by 60,000. I have to get back to W.A. and the training. Nice talking to you......Donna
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julesnp Premium
Thanks Donna and have a great weekend.
Jules
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DKretzman Premium
You also have a great weekend!.......Donna
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ZahraAli1 Premium
Donna Reading your bio i felt the goose bumps. I a have special spot for all the nurses in my heart. God bless you beyond heavens and stars.I could relate to you in so many levels trust me we've been scammed too lost almost13k!! in this internet world but hey the fire inside me is burning more then my disappointments. We'll dominate this, we'll conquer this ...i promise and we are going to be shining like diamonds million miles away! BAAAM!
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DKretzman Premium
Thank you so much for your reply. I love it. Your response and your kind words just made my day. You have also inspired me wirh your words of encouragement. That is exactly what I needed at this time. Best wishes to you on all of your future endeavors. Have fun on your WA journey. Keep in touch. Thank you.....Donna
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despatis Premium
Dear Donna, thanks for sharing and for adding me to your WA network, much appreciated. Success with your course, keep on track and let's stay in touch.

Desmond
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Madek Premium
Hey, Donna!

I feel great having you as a follower! Wish you high achievements and success on your marketing venture at WA. Keep moving forward! I ask you to forgive me due to the lateness in replying. Come to me on my G+ through https://plus.google.com/u/0/116531398108257503951
Also, I invite you to cast a glance at my website www.lifeandhealths.com
Hope you enjoy it! You're awesome!
Cheers!

Madek
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DKretzman Premium
Thank you for the kind words. Have fun on your WA journey....Donna
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ttabor Premium
Hi Donna, I am not sure if you are following me, but I would love to connect with you, thank you. Please check my profile. My daughter is a scrub nurse. She completed her degree three years ago. Wonder how far do you live from us? Keep in touch please. Thanks.
Cheers

Tom
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DKretzman Premium
Tom, Thanks for the kind words. Thats great about your daughter. I wish you success on your journey....Donna
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ttabor Premium
Thank you Donna. Wishing you all success here too. Wonder where do you live? We are from Melbourne, Australia.
Cheers
Tom
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DKretzman Premium
JHi! How are you today? I am from Pennsylvania, USA. I would love to visit Melbourne or Sydney, Austrailia sometime in the future. Australia is one of the destinations on my list of places to visit in my future. Thank you for asking Tom. Have a great day! Yes, I am following you also.....Donna
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ttabor Premium
Thanks Donna,

I will send you PM message, thank you.
Cheers
Tom
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seconds2work Premium
Thank you, Donna, for following me. Of course, I will be following you back. I like the fact that you did not all those scams scare you away for your passion. Like you, I found my share of scams. Look where I'm at now, a giving community.

If you need any help with HTML, CSS or writing code, I'm getting really good at it. In other words, I'm here to help you in your time of need.

May your progress here at WA be plentiful. God bless you.
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DKretzman Premium
Thank you so much. I appreciate your response and the kind words. Will keep you in mind if I get in a jam. I started learning a littlle of coding also. I find it fascinating also. Best wishes to you in all of your future endeavors.....Donna.
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BradB18 Premium
Hi Donna,
Same here, very trusting. I got scammed as well like many of us here.
So now it is great starting a whole new chapter in life through WA.
Scam free.
I wish you great success in achieving your goals and in everyday life.
Thank you for following me and it is a pleasure to meet you.
Cheers,
Brad
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DKretzman Premium
Thank you for allowing me to join your network also. Best wishes for all of your future endeavors....Donna
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LindaKwas Premium
Hi and thanks for the follow! I hope things are going well for you at WA. I just read your profile. Sorry you got scammed so much. I am a very trusting person, too. Fortunately I haven't really been scammed, but I spent a lot of time and money on bells and whistles that don't even matter when trying to get started on line. Without the basics in place, bells, whistles, and shiny objects won't amount to much!
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DKretzman Premium
Thanks for following me back. Yes, that is true about the bells and whistles. Best of luck to you also on all of your future endeavors....Donna
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BillandSue Premium
Hi Donna,
By now I am sure you have seen the real value of WA. Sue and I were scammed, bammed and rammed until we found WA. What a great place to be. Best wishes for your great success in all areas of life.
Bill & Sue
P.S. Sue is an RN also.. Love to hear any comments you might have. You could PM her if you wish.
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DKretzman Premium
Hi Bill and Sue,
Im so glad that you both found WA also. Thats great that Sue is also an RN. What is her specialty area of interest? Mine is Gerontology. Thinking of switching into Maternity in the near future.
I love how you worded your last comment to me. You forgot whammed. Lol! Best wishes to you both. Keep in touch......Donna
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BillandSue Premium
Hi Donna,
Sue was a nurse for 27 years in Rest Homes ( I don't know the technical name for that). We will stay in touch.
Bill
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onebluemoon Premium
Hello Donna,

I'm sorry to hear about you being scammed and what? an identity theft! I guess you have learnt much about internet security by now and in the hard way too.

On a positive note, it would be good to learn everything from the ground up, which is what we are doing on WA.

Here's wishing you the best of your success,
Moon
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DKretzman Premium
Thank you for allowing me to join your network. Best wishes to you and hope all is going well for you.....Donna
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onebluemoon Premium
Thank you Donna!
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garland1 Premium
Hello Donna, what you consider a downfall is actually an attribute to your character. Many of times I have been screwed over because of my kindness but that's o.k. at least I know in my heart I did good.
Thank you for taking the time to follow and may you have a Great Day.
Garland
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Hey Donna :) Firstly, Thankyou for all the work you do as a nurse! Takes a very special kind of person to do such a job! If you need or want any insight into the music industry or want to say hello, don't hesitate! Good luck with whatever you decide to do next!! All the best, Danny x
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gardenguy Premium
Greetings Donna......and thank you for following me. You have joined into a wonderful community here at Wealthy Affiliates. I do believe your experiences prior to finding you way to WA , is shared by many.......in particular, me. So best of luck to you and all best wishes in your journey.

~Wayne
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DKretzman Premium
Wayne,
Thank you! Best wishes to you and all your future endeavors....Donna
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Dmk71152 Premium
I have been through many many attempts at online businesses (lots of scams also) as well as lots and lots of business dishonesty and not getting paid.

While you learn here always remember you are here to make money - so look and learn any and all methods to do so while absorbing an entire university of info clear up to a Doctorate in Internet Info.

Good luck and stay focused.
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MsMerry Premium
Donna I am honored that you followed me. I really appreciate everything you have said in your profile. I too have had the same prior experiences and this is the best place you can find to learn and grow on the internet today. And thank you for what you do! Nurses don't get enough thanks for what they do for so many. All the best to you
Merry
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DKretzman Premium
Merry,
I like the way you name is spelled. Thank you for allowing me to be part of your network and thank you for the kind words. Best wishes in all yoyr future endeavors. Donna
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MsMerry Premium
Thanks Donna. And you too.
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Wayne66 Premium
Thanks for adding me to your network and welcome to WA, Donna. I have added you to mine as well.

I hope you have great success here and learn a lot. That's what this is about. You learn and apply and, eventually, there will be success.

So all the best and I look forward to hearing about those successes when they happen.

Wayne
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DKretzman Premium
Wayne,
Best wishes to you also. Donna
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RDoren Premium
My mom was a registered nurse and I know first hand what you mean by honest, loyal, and down to earth. Mom however, was not trusting. She was suspicious based on certain instincts that she acquired over the years. I think we are good in this WA environment and I thank you for the follow. I followed you back Donna. Best regards, Bob.
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DKretzman Premium
Bob,
Thank you. Well those instincts are intact also, but to be suspicious all the time is not healthy. I once asked this older, Italian gentleman why he never smiled? His answer to me was, "Have you ever seen the movie Jaws?" I replied "Yes." He then said "well, he smiled and he got shot in the mouth." He was a very mistrusting, suspicious man. That was his analogy of life. Ill never forget that. What a sad way to think. Donnna
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kmer6 Premium
Good evening to you Donna, my name is Ken and I welcome you to WA and thank you for the follow. I'm following you back. I am also a little gullible and trusting sometimes. I try to see the good in people which sometimes backfires in my face. But WA is the place to learn how to earn online income regardless how it is done. You can be an affiliate for someone else or for yourself. You can market products or write your own info products. The marketing is the same.
I suggest you learn from the Get Started Here first [top left green box]. Here you will learn how to select a niche, build a niche website and learn keyword research. All else is built around these three principles.
I look forward to working with you and wish you much success and prosperity in your journey.
Ken
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GeorgeX Premium
Hi Donna, nice to meet you. Thank you for joining my network, I have joined yours as well.
It takes a very special person to do the work that you do, and I for one appreciate all you do to help people get better.
I love the "Pay it Forward" attitude among the community here at WA. I look forward to interacting with you here at WA and wish you much success!
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jewels44 Premium
Thanks for the follow I look forward to working with you and I also am glad you made me apart of your network. If you need help feel free to ask. Also you can check my site out here if you want to and leave me a comment and I will do the same for you. Good luck and success here at WA
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halinphilly Premium
Hi Donna,

I'm here in response to your message on my profile page. As promised, I am following you back and I'm very happy to make your acquaintance and t be a part of your network here at WA.

Since you're just getting started with this whole online business thing, let me know if I can offer you any help. I have experience navigating some of the online obstacles you may encounter (and I also have a lot more to learn, myself). But, like you, I believe in paying it forward, and I have an affinity for people in the nursing profession.

Here's to you finding your niche and having lots of success in all of your endeavors.

Hal
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KelseyLim Premium
Hi Donna, Thanks for the follow, much appreciated. Welcome to premium WA. Now is the time to map out your priority and reschedule your time to focus on the training and tutorials so that you can build a website in your niche. If you have any questions just raise it and the supportive community will help. Best wishes in this new venture which will eventually grow a passive income online. [Kelsey]
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LadybugLove Premium
Sounds like we have a lot in common Donna!! :) I've hit some scams getting to this point too. GRRRRR I actually got here at WA by signing up for the same scam TWICE!! Yes...I got scammed twice by the same scammer, Work at Home Institute!! Had to back out twice after joining them. UGH! You would think that if they had CNN, Fox network, and others listed, that you wouldn't be walking into a SCAM! GRRR

So happy to finally be here learning how to move forward on the foundation I've tirelessly been building nearly 2 years in.

It's so exciting to finally be realizing my blog will be running soon after I've built it. I have 6 blog posts up on my closed FB group page that I will soon be transferring to my blog before I'm done with set up.

One day soon we will be celebrating together Donna...both heading to the skies and beyond!!

Here's to that success we've both been longing for!

READY-- SET--GO???

~Evon
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DKretzman Premium
Yes Evon, I hear you loud and clear. We will get there. I have no plans of failing this time up to bat. Oh yes, the scams. Be careful with everything you do on the internet and make sure everything is updated. Ttyl. Keep in touch. Donna
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LadybugLove Premium
You Betcha Donna! ;)
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AfqmBiz Premium
This is my appreciation message to all community members that willing to buy sometime just to following me together networking under WA.

I wish all the best in your 2017 journey and beyond!

Keep it up and welcome! :)

*P/S: Glad at least i'm learning my networking people brief bio. Hopefully i manage to remember the background each and everyone of you :)
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Donna and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.
Since you joined you will have come to realize that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
If you do get stuck then can I suggest you browse some of the 290+ blogs I have published within WA.
You have decided to follow me so thank you for the follow and I will follow you as well.
Remember - get involved.
Enjoy your day.
Robert Allan
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DKretzman Premium
Thank you Robert. Donna
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DennisD1 Premium
Donna I think you found what you are looking for. Of course whenever humans are involved anything can happen. However I have had nothing but wonderful experiences here and even though I did not even know what questions to ask, I have loved the learning process.
The best to you,
Dennis
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ColinU Premium
Thanks for the add to your network Donna sorry to hear of your issues with online scams. I think your joining here is going to be a fresh air feeling for you and a great " at your own pace " learning curve. Feel free to get in touch if you get stuck :)
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Freedomseekr Premium
Hi Donna, thank you for the follow and welcome to WA! You're in the right place, I know I searched far and wide until stumbling across WA.

Just follow all the lessons given and do each task set up in either the Certification courses or Boot Camp and you'll get there...if and, if you need help just ask. I'm always happy to help when I can and so are many others here.

Keep in touch and let us know how you're doing when you have the chance!

Best wishes :) ~Sherry
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DKretzman Premium
Hi Sherry. I also do not know how it happened but a few people commented on my first sale. I never sold anything yet. I don't know if I hit a wrong button or what? Donna
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Freedomseekr Premium
Hi Donna,
Sorry for the late reply...for some odd reason it didn't show up in my notifications here and just now realized you had commented...

Anyways, about the people congratulating you on your first sale I'm not sure why that happened, but it could be just a glitch somewhere.

It also could be just a misunderstanding on their part, maybe things somehow got confused when you joined the Premium membership and people thought you'd made a sale...that's my best guess on why people are congratulating you.

I wouldn't worry about it though...just keep working on the courses and if you need help just ask...you can send me a PM too now that you're a Premium member if you like...that way I'll notice for sure.

Congrats on becoming a Premium member, btw!
Best wishes :) ~Sherry
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DKretzman Premium
Thanks Sherry. Keep in touch. Donna
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MoragK Premium
Hi, Donna, it's great to meet you. I wanted to thank you for the follow and to let you know I'll be following you right back. Enjoy your lessons, have fun while you learn. If you follow the lessons in order it will make it easier to follow. Don't be in a big rush and get ahead of yourself. Just go at a steady pace and you'll get there. The community is great and are always willing to help. All the best.
Ann
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DKretzman Premium
Thanks and keep in touch..... Donna
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Loes Premium
Hello Donna,♫Welcome! Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun on WA. Thank you for following me.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. I also made a list of 1001 niche ideas, a checklist with 25 points to go through before you publish a post, 101 blogging ideas when you get stuck and an A-Z WA dictionary. I just love lists:) It has been very helpful to a lot of people. I have listed them in one blog you can find on my profile. It's the first website link on the right under “Follow me on” (click on my picture to get there). I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please reply to this message or leave a comment on my profile.
Success building your business in 2017. See you around, Greetings Loes
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DKretzman Premium
Thank you Lows. Keep in touch. I appreciate it. Donna
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Compsol99 Premium
Hi!
Thank you very much for following me and welcome to the WA community! Be sure to follow all the training that is available on this site and don't be afraid to ask questions. The people in the WA community, myself included, are happy to help you. Best of luck to you in your endeavors.
Regards,
Shawn - Yearly Premium Member

P.S. Please check out my websites on my profile page to get an idea of what the Wealthy Affiliate training can do for you. Any feedback or comments would be greatly appreciated.
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Edwardbeh Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

I know, same thing happened to me when I started.

I just wanted to reach out and let you know that I am here if you ever want to run any niche "ideas" by me or you have any questions about finding your niche.

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
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DKretzman Premium
Thanks Edward. Just finished up how to build my website. My problem is that I have too many ideas. Lol! Donna
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Edwardbeh Premium
Work on 1 idea at a time! Don't get too caught up in all the things you want to do, it's easier to do 1 at a time.

But it's a good thing to have constant flow of ideas though!
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DKretzman Premium
Thanks Edward. Donna
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JoseRamon Premium
Welcome to WA premium and congratulations, with the premium service you are in the right place to learn while having fun.
Here you will find everything you need to succeed. This is the same step , I have taken, a few days ago, and I am delighted.
Warn Wellcome
Jose Ramon
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DKretzman Premium
Nice to meet you Jose. I'm really starting to feel welcomed here already. Totally different from the scams that I have experienced. Thanks. Keep in touch.

Donna
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Edwardbeh Premium
Hi Donna!

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate! I'm Edward from MasterMyFinance. You signed up through my site so I thought I'll introduce myself. I created my website in mid 2015 and have been working on it using my spare time after work (I'm still holding a full time day job), and I'm currently making a little more than $1,000/mth from it.

I plan to quit day job and focus work online full time when I hit $3,000/mth, and I'm on track for it. As long as you're committed to make this work, you'll succeed online.

To get started, you should upload a picture and write a short description of yourself here: http://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/home/my_profile. Treat it as a social website and make friends, because there are a lot of awesome people in this community!

You'll learn a lot here, but for now just focus on the Online Entrepreneur Certification training. Follow the training one step at a time and you'll have your own website up and running in no time.

Now that you are in a legitimate online business community, it's time to stop chasing the rainbows, settle down and learn to make money online the proper way. Talk to you soon!
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DKretzman Premium
Thank you so much Edward. Do you go by Ed or Edward? I appreciated you filling me in on the facebook bonanza scheme. Still trying to get my money back. We shall see.

Donna Kretzman
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Edwardbeh Premium
Hi Donna, welcome again! Ed or Edward is fine, usually people call me Edward though. Remember to cut off the hidden recurring payment of the facebook bonanza scheme!
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DKretzman Premium
Hi Edward,
It's funny that you messaged me to remind me to do that. I was just getting that information out to do that very thing. Great minds think alike. Lol. Donna. Thanks.
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