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No such thing as "secret sins"
Popular Culture Through a Biblical Lens ^ | March 13, 2012 | Ellen Makkai

Posted on 03/14/2012 11:05:40 AM PDT by ellenbrewster

We can’t get away with anything anymore. But then again, could we ever?

Last week, twenty-first century, warp-speed technology caught a rascal’s bigamy thanks to the electronic wizardry of Facebook.

A Seattle, WA corrections officer was himself in need of correction. Alan O’Neill left his wife, changed his name and remarried without divorcing her. New name, new wife; who’s to know?

Facebook suggested a friendship connection between first wife Eleanor and second wife Teri under the “People You May Know” feature. Eleanor went to Teri’s Facebook page and saw a picture of Teri and Alan toasting each other beside their wedding cake.

Eleanor called the cops.

Way back when, in the dark ages before computers, e-mail, 24/7 cable news, the dreaded telephoto zoom lens and Facebook, it took a real sleuth to dig up a dirt on bigamists, philandering presidents and desperate housewives.

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TOPICS: Current Events; General Discusssion; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: bigamy; embezzlement; eternity; jfk

1 posted on 03/14/2012 11:05:43 AM PDT by ellenbrewster
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To: ellenbrewster

This brought an hilarious movie to mind: “The Captain’s Paradise,” from the 1950s.

2 posted on 03/14/2012 11:18:28 AM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: OldNavyVet

Oh my golly, right you are. It was funny, funny. Thanks for the chuckle.

3 posted on 03/14/2012 11:39:08 AM PDT by ellenbrewster
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