By James J. Cramer
This can be a great publication and his most sensible one.
I might have given it five stars with the exception of the break up infinitives, dangling participles,
references to the article of a sentence as "who" rather than "whom" and some other
grammatical errors. as a rule i might permit those slide as being picayune, yet as
a college of Pennsylvania guy, i think i need to name out the previous editor of the
Harvard pink (not to say a Philadelphian who roots for the METS...oh the
I additionally famous just one contradiction - which I now cannot locate - fairly amazing for
this form of publication.
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Thoughts of suicide obsessed me for days, but I was too frightened to actu ally do it, so I “compromised” by scratching my hands and wrists with a sharp metal file until I bled. It only hurt for the first couple minutes, then I went numb. Afterwards, however, it stung very badly, which I thought I deserved anyway. I still have scars. on December 31 – New Year’s Eve – we met with Mona, her parents, an investigator, and a detective from the juvenile crimes division. On en tering the room where the meeting was to be held, we were shocked to discover that far from being shaken by the revelations of our daughters’ friendship, Mona’s parents were openly hostile toward us.
Two, we had trampled on her rights by going through her bedroom without her permission and tak ing things that did not belong to us. Three, since it was obvious that we had no love at all for her, our only daughter, she would relieve us of the burden by running away and killing herself. She was livid. Cassie’s defensiveness did not surprise us in the least, but it raised ques tions that we would have to return to over and over in the months after that initial confrontation. In the wake of her death – and the deaths of the fourteen others who died with her at Columbine – they have again come to the fore.
We had struggled with her too long and too hard to want to take any more risks, and in any case it didn’t seem fair to make life any harder for her than necessary. u-turn until God has taken possession of you, you cannot have faith, but only simple belief, and it hardly matters whether or not you have such a belief, because you can arrive at faith equally well through disbelief. simone weil 5. u-turn o ne day in spring 1997, about three months after Cassie had trans ferred to CFS, she came home and told us that Jamie had invited her to a youth retreat.