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CHARLES RAMSEY: Take That Reward And Give It To The Kidnap Victims
Business Insider ^ | 05/09/2013 | David Edwards, The Raw Story

Posted on 05/09/2013 8:56:20 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

The man who is being hailed as a hero for rescuing the lives of three women kidnapped for a decade says that he would like any reward money to be turned over to the victims.

Charles Ramsey became an instant Internet sensation on Monday when he helped free Amanda Berry, Georgina DeJesus and Michele Knight from the house next to his where they had been trapped for around 10 years.

“Bro, I knew something was wrong when a little, pretty white girl ran into a black man’s arms,” he told WEWS following the rescue. “Something is wrong here. Dead giveaway.”

On Tuesday, CNN host Anderson Cooper asked Ramsey what it felt like to find out that he had been living next to kidnapping victims.

“See, that’s why now I’m having trouble sleeping,” he explained. “See, up until yesterday, the only thing that kept me from losing sleep was the lack of money. See what I’m saying? So now that that’s going on, and I could have done this last year, not this hero stuff, just do the right thing.”

“Because there’s a lot of people, they’re saying you’re a hero,” the CNN host noted.

“No, no, no. Bro, I’m a Christian, an American, and just like you,” Ramsey insisted. “We bleed the same blood, put our pants on the same way. It’s just that you got to put that — being a coward and 'I don’t want to get in nobody’s business,' you got to put that away for a minute. You have to have cojones, bro.”

Cooper noted that the FBI had offered a reward for at least two of the victims.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: amandaberry; charlesramsay; charlesramsey; cleveland; kidnapping
QUOTING CHARLES RAMSAY:

“I tell you what you do, give it to them,” Ramsey said. “Because if folks been following this case since last night, you been following me since last night, you know I got a job anyway.”

“Just went picked it up ... this paycheck,” he added, producing an envelope from his pocket. “What that address say?”

1 posted on 05/09/2013 8:56:20 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

2 posted on 05/09/2013 8:56:39 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE INTERVIEW WITH ANDERSON COOPER 360.


3 posted on 05/09/2013 8:58:17 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nZcRU0Op5P4

One of the funniest videos in history.


4 posted on 05/09/2013 8:58:33 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: SeekAndFind

He’s alright.


5 posted on 05/09/2013 9:01:44 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

I thought he did time for spousal abuse? Also, isn’t there a story that another neighbor actually kicked the door in? I’m reminded of the homeless “radio voice” guy from last year.


6 posted on 05/09/2013 9:05:19 AM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: FlJoePa

I don’t care about what the bottom feeders are saying or repeating.


7 posted on 05/09/2013 9:06:27 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

“dead giveway”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZcRU0Op5P4


8 posted on 05/09/2013 9:07:41 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: FlJoePa

Yep. Felony spousal abuse. Maybe he’s on the right track, now.


9 posted on 05/09/2013 9:07:50 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (DONATE!!)
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To: FlJoePa

“I thought he did time for spousal abuse?”

G-d uses all sorts of people.

Generally he uses really flawed ones, just to show what kind of G-d he is.


10 posted on 05/09/2013 9:13:33 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: cripplecreek
He’s alright.

Yes he is. On that day, he stepped up and did the right thing, when it was so much easier to look away and pretend that everything was OK.

Is he perfect? No. But he did the right thing, and that's all that matters here.

11 posted on 05/09/2013 9:13:38 AM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: SeekAndFind

There’s a cemetery directly behind the houses across the street. That would be the perfect place to bury the babies and any other victims.


12 posted on 05/09/2013 9:15:43 AM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: cripplecreek

Agreed. Texas could adopt a guy like him.

His heart is in the right place and he is funny.

Winner.


13 posted on 05/09/2013 9:24:10 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Jewbacca

Amen!


14 posted on 05/09/2013 9:26:23 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Leaning Right

Amen again!


15 posted on 05/09/2013 9:27:02 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Texas Fossil

One of the best men I know did probably 30 years in prison over the course of his lifetime for dealing drugs.

Today he speaks at local inner city churches about building families and finding self worth outside what the media deems acceptable for blacks.


16 posted on 05/09/2013 9:31:12 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Jewbacca; ButThreeLeftsDo

It’s called redemption. I’m a firm believer in redemption.


17 posted on 05/09/2013 9:39:31 AM PDT by null and void (Today I learned in school if they call me ugly & I punch 'em in the nose, they stop calling me ugly!)
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To: Jewbacca

Generally he uses really flawed ones, just to show what kind of G-d he is.

G-d uses imperfect people to show His perfection and do His work for His glory. Why? To show His grace toward people.

Now maybe thes person has truly repented and turned his life. And this is the Lord’s way of blessing this person.


18 posted on 05/09/2013 9:40:03 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: Texas Fossil
Charles Ramsey interview Says He's Not A Hero He's An American!

Watching this brought tears to my eyes.

19 posted on 05/09/2013 9:52:44 AM PDT by glorgau
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To: SeekAndFind

Owes back child support, I think.


20 posted on 05/09/2013 9:55:43 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: glorgau

God Bless this man...we are all imperfect...as is Charles....but he found the fortitude to do what was right....and as it appears now...for the right reasons...


21 posted on 05/09/2013 9:58:49 AM PDT by PigRigger (Donate to http://www.AdoptAPlatoon.org - The Troops have our front covered, let's guard their backs!)
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To: cripplecreek

Damn right!


22 posted on 05/09/2013 10:03:35 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: Fred Hayek

I saw the author of the book “The Girl in the Green Sweater” (Krystyna Chiger) talking about her family hiding in the sewers of Lvov Poland during the Holocaust.

The man who was helping them hide was a petty thief (Leopold Socha) and they were paying him with jewelry the family owned. When the time came for the Chiger family to escape, Leopold gave the jewelry back because the family needed it more.


23 posted on 05/09/2013 10:04:12 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Bro, I’m a Christian, an American, and just like you... We bleed the same blood, put our pants on the same way. It’s just that you got to put that — being a coward and 'I don’t want to get in nobody’s business,' you got to put that away for a minute. You have to have cojones, bro.”
24 posted on 05/09/2013 10:18:44 AM PDT by marron
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To: SeekAndFind

“Bro, I knew something was wrong when a little, pretty white girl ran into a black man’s arms,” he told WEWS following the rescue. “Something is wrong here. Dead giveaway.”
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Yeah, Bro. She was acting as one terrified human running towards another human.


25 posted on 05/09/2013 10:20:48 AM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Texas Fossil

He’s a cool guy.

I don’t hold him to his past. He did what is right.


26 posted on 05/09/2013 10:23:55 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: FlJoePa; SeekAndFind

The least they could do is split the reward between Charles and the person whole name Charles does not know but now should. Here it is from bottomfeeder news sources:

“In an earlier interview with local channel, Mr Cordero went into a bit more detail about Ramsey’s role, saying that by the time Mr Ramsey arrived, Amanda was already ‘outside with the girl’.

‘But the truth who arrived there, who crossed the street, who came and broke the door, it was me.’

For his part, Mr Ramsey didn’t mention Mr Cordero by name but did say that when he heard the woman screaming he saw his neighbour run across the street and so he went along to see what was going on.”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3017381/posts?page=14


27 posted on 05/09/2013 11:02:32 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Fido969
http://www.tmz.com/2013/05/09/charles-ramsey-domestic-violence-arrest-ohio-hero/

Seems like he is a different person now and his ex wife have forgiven him .

No good deed goes unpunished.

28 posted on 05/09/2013 1:42:36 PM PDT by marthemaria
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