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Anyone watching secret Millionnaire?

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MaureenMLove Tue 09-Sep-08 21:30:49

I missed the begining, when we saw how she really lives. Is she wearing those dreadful leggings and jumper for effect? grin Can you tell me her story please. Thanks!

zippitippitoes Tue 09-Sep-08 21:35:30

i saw the beginning then switched of and now back on the millionaure runs a haulage business with a turnover of 100 million

zippitippitoes Tue 09-Sep-08 21:36:30

i am impressed by these ordinary people who give so much

zippitippitoes Tue 09-Sep-08 21:37:44

i am impressed by these ordinary people who give so much

expatinscotland Tue 09-Sep-08 21:39:52

she is the child of publicans who was a single mum who made her fortune in the haulage industry.

her son is a former heroin addict.

she got to the neighbourhood and the first thing she did was find a job.

my kinda woman!

zippitippitoes Tue 09-Sep-08 21:42:17

impressed by her and by the ordinary folk in the community

sound patronidsing but it is humbling

expatinscotland Tue 09-Sep-08 21:46:17

i absolutely love her accent!

the first British accent i ever spent a lot of time around sounded like that - never left off lovin' the northern voice .

zippitippitoes Tue 09-Sep-08 21:47:44

she is lonely i think

expatinscotland Tue 09-Sep-08 21:48:40

she spent a lot of years building up her business.

zippitippitoes Tue 09-Sep-08 21:49:47

she is the same age as me

interesting when she said if her son had only had something l;ike the muasic project local to him

i wonder where he was when she was building her business

it is somegow easier to see other people than help your own family

MaureenMLove Tue 09-Sep-08 21:50:11

Thankyou. She does seem very nice. Ooh, she's putting her glad rags on now.

expatinscotland Tue 09-Sep-08 21:50:51

sounds like she had her mum and dad.

but she wasn't the type to not work.

zippitippitoes Tue 09-Sep-08 21:50:53

i like this guy

ChacunaSonGout Tue 09-Sep-08 21:52:59

gives me goose bumps

bythepowerofgreyskull Tue 09-Sep-08 21:53:08

I love this prog

zippitippitoes Tue 09-Sep-08 21:54:59

i always cry lol

expatinscotland Tue 09-Sep-08 21:55:36

i like the old lady.

zippitippitoes Tue 09-Sep-08 21:56:13

so do i.. i like thenm all

FAQ Tue 09-Sep-08 22:10:14

awww - this had me with tears in my eyes blush

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