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I Often Cry When I Read the News

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    A Ray of Sunshine....

    I usually watch the news every morning when I get up so that I can find out what has been going on in the world while I was asleep.  Most of the time it is filled with sadness.  However, on a few occassions there are stories that inspire me and bring me a little glimmer...
    RainbowsandAngels RainbowsandAngels 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2007

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    Man Kills Son Over Tv

    A male resident of Chelyabinsk, a city in Russia’s Ural region, brutally murdered a three-year-old boy, who did not let him watch TV. The enraged man stabbed the child about 30 times. Case papers on the brutal murder of the child have already been sent to the Chelyabinsk...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2008

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    The Pain Never Ends.

    I did it again today, at work, in fact. I'm glad no one was in the break room with me when i opened up the paper to read about a 12 year old girl who was struck and killed by a car , while riding her bike with her brother and sister, 'cause she was'nt watching for traffic and...
    timmerb timmerb 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2010

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    Catharsis

    A word, An image A tear Moving. Crying always ‘nothing’ Always ‘ok’ ‘not that important’ the truth is it’s Everything Injustice in all its forms The stranger dies completely with the next edition Replaced by another ‘unique’ story An anomaly, a tragedy Yet it...
    emarch emarch 18-21, M Oct 17, 2013

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    More Bombings

    Yet again, I hear news of bombings, this time in Algiers: There were two near simultaneous bombings in Algiers which occurred on 11 December 2007 when two car bombs exploded 10 minutes apart starting at around 9:30 a.m. local time, in the Algerian capital Algiers. The...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2007

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    *Wails*

    There's so much pain, so much deaths and things that shouldn't happen, ever. It makes me well up and just want to cry. Why is there so much pain????
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2007

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    Happy News - For Once

    Usually the news is full of rubbish and devastation, but this little gem came to my attention: A nurse from Wombourne, Staffordshire saved her pet kitten's life by giving it the kiss of life. Mandy (33) found her six-month old kitten, appropriately named "Lucky"...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Dec 29, 2007

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    Shootings, Bombings, Rapes, Child Murderers, Where Does It Stop?

    I have just heard about the man that went into a nursing home and killed 8 people. It just makes me sick. I don't understand all these random killings of innocent people. It's almost like you can't feel safe to go anywhere anymore. We have shootings in schools, churches, fast...
    RainbowsandAngels RainbowsandAngels 51-55, F Mar 31, 2009

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    This Just In

    It's gotten so that I very seldom read the paper because I know I'm gonna read something I'd be better off not knowing about, even if it's something as simple as an ad for a lost pet. I can get depressed all day just from reading something like that, and I can't get it off my...
    timmerb timmerb 51-55, M Nov 29, 2007

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    Why Do I?

    Tears of frustration, tears of anger, tears of fear, tears of sympathy and sadness...almost anything in the damn paper can set me off. But I love to read. I don't know what I'd do if I didn't have reading material of SOME kind. That includes the newspaper. Both on Sunday [Times...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F May 30, 2013

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    Today I Did.

    I read of the alleged rape of a 8 year old girl today in my city. I also seen images of the alleged attacker. but they are not seen anymore at the news site that I go to so you can see for yourselves. I didn't see a inherently evil person or a crazy maniac. I seen a...
    SirPhoenix SirPhoenix 41-45, M 4 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    Today

    Today's Headline's are as followed: Benazir Bhutto Assasinated Girl dies on Quadbike Man arrested after policeman's death Tiger escapes and kills - - - Very sad isn't it? I much prefer such headlines as: Lapland trip a success Support for Sunday trains  - All part...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    Mom: Police Told Daughter to Stop Calling Before Murder-suicide

    Mom: Police Told Daughter To Stop Calling Before Murder-Suicide 'The Day She Died, She Knew She Couldn't Talk To Police,' Mom Says   POSTED: 7:38 am EST February 18, 2008 UPDATED: 3:04 pm EST February 18, 2008   DELAND, Fla. -- A Central Florida woman whose 17...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 18, 2008

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    This might make me weaker than anyone, but I don't like crying in front of others because I want to be the one they can depend on. I want them to feel comfortable crying in front...
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    It's the worst feeling ever. Like you almost feel like crying
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    Patronising people in the name of kindness when the truth is an empty bond is the greatest evil
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    I with I had the time to read more, but I simply don't. :( I mostly read non-fiction.
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    Yesterday I came home from work early at about 12 pm to eat lunch and then I had the rest of the day off. Almost right when I walked in the door I heard the phone ring. It was my...
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