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Month: October 2018

How many more will we lose?

Tuesday morning, a 16-year-old student shot and killed another 16-year-old student before classes began at Butler High School. I followed the media reports via Twitter while planning for the day at Garinger High, 12 miles down the road from Butler. It’s hard to express the weight of dread that comes with that proximity. Of the 66 school shootings in the United States this year, the incident was the only one so close to home. You can try to suppress the fear, but when it envelops the hallways, the teacher’s lounge, the staff parking lot – you’re forced to confront it:…

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