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The pain when adult children do terrible things

Last week’s news that a Texas college student allegedly stabbed at least 14 people was just the latest example of young people accused of committing violent crimes, and again leaves us desperately searching for explanations.

“When these acts of senseless violence occur, I think it’s human nature to look someplace to lay blame,” said Hingham’s Tom Shulman, a certified financial planner and father of an 18-month-old son.

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