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Tue Oct 23, 2012, 11:48 AM

19. I'm at a loss...

I go and watch my nephew play football every Saturday. My other nephew plays baseball. This will always be in the back of my mind now.

It makes me both furious and sad. I can't help but to cry reading this.

The other day my mom and me were talking and she was telling me that my dad had a cousin that was beaten and tied to railroad tracks and run over by a train. My dad in going to be 77 this year and his cousin was a few years older than him and this happened when he was a teenager, to give you some perspective on when it happened.

You think things are getting better then you read about a woman being set on fire by the KKK (according to the victim--white me at the very least) and then this.

I told her some people like to say we're living in a post racial nation. I disagree, I think the election of President Obama was like kicking a hornets nest. The crawled out of the woodwork.

We still have a very long way to go in the country. It's not just black and white either, it's Hispanic, Muslim, etc.

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