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Re: Prayers needed

  • To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Prayers needed
  • From: "David Franzman" <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2004 19:47:22 -0700
  • References: <37AA3B44-CAF2-11D8-8377-000A95B94698@igc.org>

I usually chalk stuff like that up to too many people but I wonder:  Does
China or India have an even higher number of incidents like this?  We can't
know because their media isn't the same but it's an interesting sociological

David Franzman
A Touch of the Tropics
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2004 5:04 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Prayers needed

> That's terrible. Maybe it's just me getting old, but I seem to read
> about or hear about more of this sort of mindless violence now than at
> any previous time. I have no idea why, but if I had to guess, I would
> guess it's partly the result of the polarization that seems to have
> infected our society. When you have some moronic WT at a rally--a
> staged rally in Atlanta, I might add, organized by the Republican
> party--to support the war in Iraq rant about women who do not shave
> their arm pits, you know we've got big, big trouble, and right here in
> River City.
> On Wednesday, June 30, 2004, at 11:28 AM,
> <mlrasmus@rockwellcollins.com> wrote:
> > A good friend of mine, Jane Kelly, was attacked and severely beaten
> > yesterday morning as she jogged along a nature trail in the middle of
> > Cedar
> > Rapids (a good sized city).  She was transferred to Melody's hospital
> > - the
> > best in the state - but faces a long recovery period and is lucky to be
> > alive.  She needs our prayers.  Please add her to any prayer circles
> > you
> > may be involved in, light a white candle, whatever your particular
> > beliefs
> > indicate.
> > She was beaten only above the neck.  How could someone do this to
> > another
> > human being?
> > Mardi
> >
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4
> Zone 10a
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
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