I never post in here, because I usually just post my problems in the main forum and usually the battering I get from OT makes me feel better for some reason. But I don't want to talk about this in the main forum. My family is going through some very hard times. I have a family member who has been accused of downloading child porn through limewire and has been going through hell for the past year. He is monitored and he is going to have a jury trial this summer to find out how many years he'll be in for. As far as I know the state has no real evidence and has gone so far as to accuse him as being a peddler of child porn. He is not wealthy enough to prove his innocence. He plays GURPS with some friends of his. He has been friends with them for decades. Today he found out that one of them does not want to see him again and does not want to be friends with him because his friend has kids. This pretty much broke him down. He went to my grandma's house for comfort and hope. I got a call from her and this was the first time in my life that I ever heard her cry. I pretty much fell to the ground in a sobbing heap because of all this bullshit, I want to hurt whoever is making her cry. Pretty much my entire family is trying to help him and keep his head up but it's very hard, we each have our own problems and this is not making it any easier. A lot of my family is getting laid off and things are falling apart. This is on top of knowing one of my best friends is accused of rape, even though there are eye witnesses saying nothing happened, and a rape kit showed nothing. He faces up to 15 years in prison. I know I should do my best to be a friend and a supporter, because I know both are innocent. But I feel powerless. I am an atheist, I have no god to turn to.. I guess that's why I am venting on OT. anyway I am not looking for answers, I just want to get this off my chest. Thanks for reading.