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Sometimes the world makes you heartsick.
Eighteen children murdered
Posted by Police Line on December 15th, 2012
That’s what I read about earlier today, and then I looked up, and there sat my 4-month-old daughter staring at me.
When she saw me looking back at her she smiled. That’s the thing; kids have no idea about all the things that we do.
I grabbed Charlotte and carried her around the house a bit, holding her extra tight against my chest.
And then Chris Scott called and asked if I would interrupt my vacation and go to Connecticut to help The Sun’s parent company, Digital First Media, cover the shootings in Newtown, CT.
I believe in what I do. I believe the worst this world has to offer us has to be documented, thought about, reported graphically, and never ignored or forgotten.
I made sure it was okay with my family, I hugged Charlotte, kissed her, told her I loved her, and left.
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