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Trying to make sense of the madness

It’s not easy to wrap your head around the massacre in Connecticut. So instead of trying, I’ve turned my eyes away from nearly every news segment that starts to relive it all over again.

I steer conversations away from it. I can barely look my own kids in the eye.

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