Tag: newtown

  • Shootings and Samaritans

    Shootings and Samaritans

    [Originally written for the ESN blog. ¬†Mainly recycled material.] I found out about the Newtown shooting while working in a pediatric clinic. In between seeing children with sore throats and rashes and sniffles, I would hover over the computer and read more about other children torn apart by gunfire. I found out about the Boston…

  • Snowflakes, Shootings, and Sex Offenders

    Snowflakes, Shootings, and Sex Offenders

    Last year, Parenting Magazine gave our small city of Wilmington, Delaware a rating as the Number 1 worst place to raise your children: A short drive from South Philly and Camden and midway between New York and Washington, Wilmington managed to snag the number one spot on our list for highest rate of violent crimes…