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    does this need correction?

    Oh, and, I hope you will help me...because I am very poor.

    Or not?

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    Re: does this need correction?

    If you are telling a story or writing dialog, I think you have a lot more flexiblity in how you express things, including using punctuation to show pauses or hesitation.

    If that isn't the case here, I would delete the comma after and (and add a space after the elipsis):
    Oh, and I hope you will help me... because I am very poor.

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    Re: does this need correction?

    Thanks.

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