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Runaway Bride Enters Treatment Center
Fox News/AP ^ | May 10, 2005 | Fox News/AP

Posted on 05/10/2005 11:06:04 AM PDT by MisterRepublican

ATLANTA — Runaway bride Jennifer Wilbanks, whose three-day disappearance led to a nationwide search and more than a week of tabloid headlines, has entered a medical treatment program.

The location of the program and its likely duration were not disclosed.

Wilbanks "entered a highly regarded, inpatient treatment program on her own volition to address physical and mental issues that, she believes, played a major role in her 'running from herself,' as she described in a public statement last week," family spokesman Sammy Smith wrote in an e-mail.

Wilbanks initially told investigators that she had been abducted, a story that quickly unraveled once she surfaced in Albuquerque, N.M.

The 34-year-old bride-to-be has said that she did not flee from her 600-guest wedding because of cold feet, but rather due to "a host of compelling issues, which seemed out of control."

Meanwhile, the father of Wilbanks' fiance thanked the city of Duluth, of which he was once mayor, for its time and effort spent looking for Wilbanks when she vanished four days before the wedding.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: estrogen; jenniferwilbanks; runawaybride; soapopera; whofreakincares; wilbanks
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1 posted on 05/10/2005 11:06:04 AM PDT by MisterRepublican
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To: MisterRepublican

She's whacked.


2 posted on 05/10/2005 11:08:51 AM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: MisterRepublican

She should have done this a month ago and saved everyone the trouble.


3 posted on 05/10/2005 11:09:01 AM PDT by MisterRepublican
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To: MisterRepublican

If she could just get those eyes corrected while she is checked in.............

Jeff


4 posted on 05/10/2005 11:09:06 AM PDT by MississippyMuddy (No peace, without FREEDOM!!)
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To: MisterRepublican
"Mental issues", sure.

"Physical issues"? What does that imply?

5 posted on 05/10/2005 11:09:58 AM PDT by wideawake (God bless our brave soldiers and their Commander in Chief)
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To: MisterRepublican
The 34-year-old bride-to-be has said that she did not flee from her 600-guest wedding because of cold feet, but rather due to "a host of compelling issues, which seemed out of control."

Yeah...it's called COLD FEET!

I hope she cures whatever is ailing her. To me, it sounds like further damage control.

6 posted on 05/10/2005 11:10:27 AM PDT by Egon (Your tagline offends me.)
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To: MisterRepublican

The headline conjures up an image.....

The Jane E. Jilter Center for Runaway Brides

...funded by the Ford Foundation, no doubt.


7 posted on 05/10/2005 11:10:52 AM PDT by proxy_user
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To: MisterRepublican

The groom is even more of an idiot if he sticks around. She'll might be able to "fix" herself long enough to get married without running but the female hormones will kick in and take control again eventually.


8 posted on 05/10/2005 11:11:17 AM PDT by kx9088
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To: Egon
To me, it sounds like further damage control

BINGO!

9 posted on 05/10/2005 11:11:24 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it.)
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To: MisterRepublican

Issues? I didn't know she had any issues./s


10 posted on 05/10/2005 11:11:56 AM PDT by RushCrush (Never give in. Never, never, never, never!)
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To: MississippyMuddy
"If she could just get those eyes corrected while she is checked in..."


11 posted on 05/10/2005 11:12:28 AM PDT by MaryFromMichigan
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To: MisterRepublican

Ok... this is her defense. Insanity.

If the boyfriend had an ounce of sense, he'd leave this one at the gate.


12 posted on 05/10/2005 11:13:17 AM PDT by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: kx9088
The groom is even more of an idiot if he sticks around. She'll might be able to "fix" herself long enough to get married without running but the female hormones will kick in and take control again eventually.

Yeah but, the guy has a "Get Out of Jail Free Card" is she should ah, disapear in the future. " Gee officer she must have run away again, excuse me while I finish pouring this concrete slab in the basement...."
13 posted on 05/10/2005 11:14:16 AM PDT by Kozak (Anti Shahada: " There is no God named Allah, and Muhammed is his False Prophet")
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To: MisterRepublican

Gee, maybe she'll be abducted/run away from the "treatment center" too. What a hoot that would be!


14 posted on 05/10/2005 11:14:39 AM PDT by MisterRepublican
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To: MisterRepublican

WARNING : Never date a woman who has white all the way around her eyes color .. .. ..


15 posted on 05/10/2005 11:16:44 AM PDT by lionheart 247365 (( We don't need no stinkin badges ))
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To: MaryFromMichigan

Thanks for that, I was too dang lazy to do the html thingy lol

Jeff


16 posted on 05/10/2005 11:17:57 AM PDT by MississippyMuddy (No peace, without FREEDOM!!)
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To: Kozak

I feel really dirty for laughing at that comment LOL!


17 posted on 05/10/2005 11:18:25 AM PDT by kx9088
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To: MisterRepublican

It's a ruse.


18 posted on 05/10/2005 11:20:00 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: MississippyMuddy

I think "those eyes" are the result of plastic surgery. I saw an older photo of her and her eyes aren't nearly that wide open.


19 posted on 05/10/2005 11:21:20 AM PDT by somerville
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To: wideawake
"Physical issues"? What does that imply?

Drugs and/or alcohol.

20 posted on 05/10/2005 11:23:08 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: RedBloodedAmerican

She looks like she's on a meth binge or something . Kinda scary lookin .. .. ..


21 posted on 05/10/2005 11:23:17 AM PDT by lionheart 247365 (( We don't need no stinkin badges ))
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To: MaryFromMichigan

Well, that explains a lot. CRANK!


22 posted on 05/10/2005 11:25:12 AM PDT by johnb838 (Free Republicans... To Arms!)
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To: MisterRepublican

Jennifer Wilbanks

Jennifer's Pet Cat

Jennifer's Cross-Eyed Sister

23 posted on 05/10/2005 11:26:11 AM PDT by apillar
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To: MisterRepublican
Along with the story on the Fox website are related articles, one of which says that she's been pinched THREE seperate times for shoplifting.

What a whackjob.

24 posted on 05/10/2005 11:26:42 AM PDT by paddles
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To: MisterRepublican
Can we start putting info on this turkey neck skank into chat instead of news?
25 posted on 05/10/2005 11:28:00 AM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Lord Love a Duck MOLLY MAUK)
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To: paddles
Stealing, running to Vegas - my money is on a gambling problem, perhaps associated with drugs/alcohol.

Either that or she's a nympho hermaphrodite.
26 posted on 05/10/2005 11:29:50 AM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: All

"I'm gonna need a hacksaw."
Jack Bauer

"Sometimes I wish God would give me a Holy Ghost machine gun. I'll blow your head off."


BENNY HINN


27 posted on 05/10/2005 11:34:26 AM PDT by TheSorcererwiththeCosmicKey
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To: HuntsvilleTxVeteran

What are you talking about. According to CNN,FNC, Larry King, Greta .......this.....is.....NEWS!


28 posted on 05/10/2005 11:35:24 AM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: TheSorcererwiththeCosmicKey

Gee thanks for the comments, whatever that meant.

TheSorcererwiththeCosmicKey
Since Mar 31, 2005


29 posted on 05/10/2005 11:37:09 AM PDT by MisterRepublican
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To: somerville
"I think "those eyes" are the result of plastic surgery. I saw an older photo of her and her eyes aren't nearly that wide open."

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30 posted on 05/10/2005 11:37:58 AM PDT by MaryFromMichigan
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To: MisterRepublican
played a major role in her 'running from herself,'

No one has ever successful run from themself. But good luck trying babe.

31 posted on 05/10/2005 11:42:44 AM PDT by bird4four4
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To: BulletBobCo

LOL


32 posted on 05/10/2005 11:43:35 AM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Lord Love a Duck MOLLY MAUK)
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To: paddles

Here's my take:
The shoplifting is a sign of food issues, her look (face and weight) implies binging and purging.
The fear of marriage is that the man will find out, as it's easy to hide clandestine throwing-up until you live with the person.
The sexual issues are another clue, as often food issues come from childhood sexual abuse, and her desire for celabicy is a strong clue that there is a sexual issue in her past.
She obviously needs help, TALK about hitting bottom!?


33 posted on 05/10/2005 11:45:02 AM PDT by Sarah
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To: over3Owithabrain

See my #33


34 posted on 05/10/2005 11:46:08 AM PDT by Sarah
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To: r9etb

See #33


35 posted on 05/10/2005 11:47:15 AM PDT by Sarah
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To: RedBloodedAmerican

Which is exactly whi she will be exalted and lauded in the media. Somewhere, somebody is thinking about a book deal, a movie, action figures, star on the walk of fame, the weirder, more obscure and out of touch with reality, the better.

God save us from ourselves. Please.


36 posted on 05/10/2005 11:48:23 AM PDT by OriginalChristian (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: somerville

Makes me wonder if they actually close.


37 posted on 05/10/2005 11:49:11 AM PDT by OriginalChristian (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: MisterRepublican

I would like to commend her fiance on behalf of all males out there. Thank you, yes, thank you for taking this whacked out nutjob off of the market and sparing some other poor guy the potential misery of marrying this, this, bugeyed Kermit the Frog look-a-like.


38 posted on 05/10/2005 11:49:48 AM PDT by FlipWilson
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To: Sarah

The groom to be was the one who was a "reformed virgin" and withholding sexual activity before the wedding date, not her.


39 posted on 05/10/2005 11:51:11 AM PDT by timtoews5292004
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To: Sarah

all that being said in my previous post, I do agree, she has issues and needs some professional help.


40 posted on 05/10/2005 11:52:01 AM PDT by timtoews5292004
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To: paddles
You need to read this thread.

Turns out this woman has been arrested FIVE times!
41 posted on 05/10/2005 11:54:02 AM PDT by demkicker
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To: FlipWilson

42 posted on 05/10/2005 11:57:13 AM PDT by Lizavetta (Modern liberalism: Where everyone looks different and thinks the same.)
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To: Sarah

Many of the reported situations surrounding her case are consistent amongst fallen Christians who remain in church as a social structure, revert to either legalism or lasciviousness, then ping pong back and forth in a frantic search for happiness.

Much of that misery is self induced by thinking about things from the perspective of self, rather than by first resting in faith in God in all things and thinking.

When reality bumps into wrong thinking, frustration arises. Where worldly systems don't contradict our wrong thinking, we are easily deluded into following counterfeit systems in search of happiness.


43 posted on 05/10/2005 11:58:06 AM PDT by Cvengr (<;^))
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To: timtoews5292004

re #39:
I stand corrected, it was the groom, I'd forgotten.
(I still think she has food issues though...)


44 posted on 05/10/2005 12:02:03 PM PDT by Sarah
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To: HuntsvilleTxVeteran

Ohhh, Mr. Sensitivity. You get an F in PC. Should that be a red F or purple F? I don't want to damage your self esteem.

Couldn't the "15 minutes of fame" be over by now?

Ba da, ba da, ba da, that's all folks.........


45 posted on 05/10/2005 12:05:18 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s......you weren't really there.)
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To: MisterRepublican

Yay! Sean Hannity is talking about it again! LOL!


46 posted on 05/10/2005 12:11:19 PM PDT by MisterRepublican
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To: MaryFromMichigan

That's funny. Here eyes do look like L'il Orphan Annies.


47 posted on 05/10/2005 12:12:29 PM PDT by somerville
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To: OriginalChristian
My guess is Fox or some trash station is going to get her on some "bachelorette" program. The lady is unstable and they have embarrassed their church by dragging them into it. "First Church Of The Whacked And Looney"
48 posted on 05/10/2005 12:16:17 PM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: HuntsvilleTxVeteran

hehe


49 posted on 05/10/2005 12:16:53 PM PDT by RedBloodedAmerican
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To: MaryFromMichigan

Sure looks like she's tweaking in the photo.


50 posted on 05/10/2005 12:20:19 PM PDT by commonasdirt
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