Posts tagged sad
“ Last year, one supervisor was accused of four different episodes of physical and psychological abuse of residents within a span of two and a half months; another employee bragged on Facebook about “beating retards.”
[New York Times]
“ Hickey told Gerry Spence, the notable Jackson attorney who prosecuted Hopkinson in the Vehar and Green murders, that he drunkenly cut the girl’s genitals out intending to make a purse out of them.”
“ The judge even said, if I was paralyzed from the neck down, I would still be responsible for having to earn a million dollars a year. I don’t think I would take to jail well.”
[NBC New York, PopEater]
Alicia Duerson Will Break Your Heart. Our Chicago affiliate sat down for an interview with Alicia Duerson, ex-wife of Dave Duerson, the former Chicago Bear who shot himself in the chest last week. With remarkable composure, Duerson recalls the text message from her ex-husband that doubled as his suicide note. “The text said that he loved me and he loved the kids and for me to love the kids.” I can barely make it through that sentence without breaking down, so I have no idea how Duerson is able to recite it so capably. Listening to Duerson speak, you get a sense of not only the loss of her ex-husband, but the loss of the life and happy marriage he could have had if football hadn’t ravaged his mind so terribly.