This Is the Way the World Must Change…
by Robert C. Koehler
“She had a great sense of humor and freckles and red hair that brought her right to her Irish roots.”
She was “a dream daughter.”
I have a daughter, so maybe that’s why these words cut so deep.
This was a dad’s description of a young woman, Krystle Campbell, who was one of the three people killed in the Monday bombings at the Boston Marathon, with well over a hundred wounded, some critically. The bomb went off in the final stretch of the race — which had been dedicated to the victims of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., four months earlier.
My God. Now another wound has opened in the social fabric. Another enormous question tears at our hearts. Once again we ask: Why? (more…)