A Grim Scene is – by far – the most gruesome, horrible, tragic … I can’t even begin. This one article is worse than all the rest. There are no superlatives to explain how much this one short piece of reporting can turn your stomach.

And so I’m forced to ask myself, “Why do you blog it?” And I do not know that I have an answer. It is wrenching, this article. I do not think anyone should ever read it, should have to read anything like it. And yet. It is there. It should be read. I hate this.

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