Tragedy in Paris: A Parent’s View


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Like parents around the world last week, my husband and I found ourselves trying to explain the inexplicable to our children. The fact that we live in Paris made it all the harder.

“Why would those men kill innocent people?” they asked. “Do the men who did this think they’re bad guys, or do they think they’re good?” “Were those journalists right to make those cartoons?” And perhaps toughest of all, “Is it all over now? And, “Are we safe?”

Mostly, I found no easy answers.

Read the rest of the article here, on The Huffington Post.


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