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The Newtown Tragedy

Michael3893 Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 11:37 AM
What about fists. They can kill, too. And underwear, too. Haven't people been strangled with pantyhose? Oh, don't forget those lethal neckties. Boots can be bad. Haven't a few people been stomped to death? Anyone familiar with the martial arts should be turned into a quadriplegic, because their bodies are lethal weapons. Is this silly and absurd enough, yet?

As the mother of five-year-old twins in a small town not too far from New York city, yesterday's events in Newtown hit close to home -- literally and figuratively.  It's hard to imagine the depths of shock, sorrow and anguish rippling throughout our community in the wake of yesterday's hideous crime.

It is a terrible, terrible thing to be reminded, once again, of how powerful, how senseless and how ugly the face of evil can seem.  It is terrible even to have to acknowledge that such evil exists in the world.  But it does, and there's no use in...