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Picture of the 8 year old killed in Boston yesterday
7 News via Facebook ^ | April 16, 2013

Posted on 04/16/2013 9:35:07 AM PDT by beaversmom

This picture of the 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon terror attack is making everyone in the newsroom cry. Parents - are you talking to your children about the deadly explosions? What are you telling them?


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bostonmarathon

1 posted on 04/16/2013 9:35:07 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom
Parents - are you talking to your children about the deadly explosions? What are you telling them?

Truthfully, I'm telling them not to believe a word you guys print about this tragedy.

2 posted on 04/16/2013 9:38:53 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: NYer; Salvation

Another here—almost certainly a First Communion picture.

http://holysoulshermitage.com/2013/04/15/requiescant-in-pace/


3 posted on 04/16/2013 9:39:17 AM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: beaversmom

When he’s old enough I will tell him that Satan rules this world. We are citizens of Heaven who are temporary legal resident aliens here. We are nevertheless called upon to do good here as much as possible, but we can’t be surprised when Satan’s forces win some battles.


4 posted on 04/16/2013 9:40:20 AM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: Hieronymus

Ah, nice picture of him. :(


5 posted on 04/16/2013 9:41:25 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom
Anyone wanting information on this attack, GO TO DAILY MAIL UK.. The American news media is deeply saddened the perp might be Muslim and is doing a HORRIBLE job providing new information.
6 posted on 04/16/2013 9:47:35 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: beaversmom
Aww, what a sweet child. Sending my condolences to the

family. Heartbreaking.

7 posted on 04/16/2013 9:48:15 AM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: Our man in washington
When he’s old enough I will tell him that Satan rules this world. We are citizens of Heaven who are temporary legal resident aliens here.
The Cathars had the same beliefs. Not slamming you. Just noticed it, because I have been studying the Cathars.
8 posted on 04/16/2013 9:49:18 AM PDT by HungarianGypsy
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To: beaversmom

I don’t recall writing that politically correct nonsense with my markers when I was in grade school. We should teach children the evils of Islam instead.


9 posted on 04/16/2013 9:49:41 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: beaversmom

The left will use this photo as a rally cry to out law guns, personal protection and total big government control over every aspect of our lives to protect us from ourselves.


10 posted on 04/16/2013 9:51:40 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Are flags at half-staff around the country at public schools? One wonders what school teachers are telling the kids today...


11 posted on 04/16/2013 9:52:48 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: beaversmom

So tragic.


12 posted on 04/16/2013 9:54:30 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

From the article above...

“The two bombs that killed three people and injured at least 176 at the Boston Marathon on Monday were made from six-liter pressure cookers packed with shards of metal, nails and ball bearings and stashed in black duffel bags, police sources revealed today.

The deadly devices ... have previously been used in terror attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan and were also used in the foiled Al-Qaeda attack on Times Square in 2010.


13 posted on 04/16/2013 10:00:26 AM PDT by caww
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To: who knows what evil?

I don’t think flags should be at half mast over this.. The leftists have bastardized this symbolic gesture and it’s an affront to every member of our military who has died in combat, or any high level gov’t official who has died. Half mast is NOT appropriate here.


14 posted on 04/16/2013 10:03:36 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
I know it's a shame. Many kids are not being prepared for the bad things that are in this world. It's not their fault. It's this age of fools that we live in. Thanks for that Daily Mail link.

15 posted on 04/16/2013 10:04:55 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

Will this poor young lad’s liberal parents or teachers now convert to conservatism? Or will they lay the blame at the feet of conservatism?


16 posted on 04/16/2013 10:05:21 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: skeeter
Ditto. Actually they already know this.

Still and all, heartbreaking. Poor little angel. However, you can't lose your head in emotion, that is what they count on.

17 posted on 04/16/2013 10:05:41 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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From the Daily Mail:
Tragic: Martin Richard, right, is pictured with his family. His mother, Denise, has undergone brain surgery and his six-year-old sister Jane lost a leg in the blast, while his older brother, Henry, 12, escaped injury. They were at marathon to watch his father, Bill, cross the finish line


18 posted on 04/16/2013 10:06:20 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

Joni Mitchell

One Tin Soldier

Listen children to a story that was written long ago
‘bout a kingdom on a mountain and the valley folk below
on the mountain was a treasure buried deep beneath a stone
and the valley people swore they’d have it for their very own

CHORUS:

Go ahead and hate your neighbor
go ahead and cheat a friend
do it in the name of heaven
justify it in the end
There won’t be any trumpets blowing
come the judgment day
on the bloody morning after
One tin soldier rides away

So the people of the valley sent a message up the hill,
asking for the buried treasure, tons of gold for which they’d kill.
Came an answer from the kingdom “with our brothers we will share.
All the secrets of our mountain, all the riches buried there.”

Now the valley cried with anger,”mount your horses, draw your swords”
And they killed the mountain people, so they won their just reward.
Now they stood beside the treasure, on the mountain dark and red.
Turned the stone and looked beneath it; PEACE ON EARTH was all it said.

CHORUS

REPEAT


19 posted on 04/16/2013 10:08:04 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: beaversmom

Thank you to all those fearless people who rushed to help the injured and their families. As these people remember the horror of this event, your concern and kindness will be a comforting memory.


20 posted on 04/16/2013 10:08:33 AM PDT by mom.mom
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To: JimRed
There's another picture around of young Martin in front of a church holding some christian themed artwork.

God bless this kid's soul.

21 posted on 04/16/2013 10:09:53 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Our man in washington

That is correct. The secular world keeps trying to reason with such things and rejects the notion that the planet became under the temporary dominion by Satan. Which has lasted thousands of years.

Jesus called Satan “the price of this world” and the Apostle Paul called Satan “the god of this world”.

That reign will end when Jesus Christ returns at the Second Coming. But before that, Satan will present a false peace between Israel and her muslim neighbors, and then it will get far worse until the Second Coming.


22 posted on 04/16/2013 10:12:38 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: beaversmom

Awful


23 posted on 04/16/2013 10:13:16 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: HungarianGypsy

It’s actual Christian theology.

It’s what the Bible teaches, and I believe it.


24 posted on 04/16/2013 10:15:29 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Hey Rush, you forgot to tell us when to panic.)
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To: F15Eagle

oh good grief - typo

Jesus called Satan “the prince of this world”


25 posted on 04/16/2013 10:17:29 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
I don’t think flags should be at half mast over this.. The leftists have bastardized this symbolic gesture and it’s an affront to every member of our military who has died in combat, or any high level gov’t official who has died. Half mast is NOT appropriate here.

Couldn't agree more...of course, now I appear 'insensitive'...

26 posted on 04/16/2013 10:17:35 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: beaversmom

For when they shall say, Peace and safety;
then sudden destruction cometh upon them,
as travail upon a woman with child;
and they shall not escape.


27 posted on 04/16/2013 10:34:59 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression and Democrats use them. Gun confiscation enables tyranny.)
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To: Our man in washington
When he’s old enough I will tell him that Satan rules this world. We are citizens of Heaven who are temporary legal resident aliens here. We are nevertheless called upon to do good here as much as possible, but we can’t be surprised when Satan’s forces win some battles.

This^^

28 posted on 04/16/2013 10:41:50 AM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: Obadiah

Sorry—what do you mean? Is “This^^” good or bad?


29 posted on 04/16/2013 10:59:06 AM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: Our man in washington

A shorthand affirmation. As in, this is the correct answer/response.


30 posted on 04/16/2013 11:08:58 AM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: beaversmom
What a beautiful child... I can not imagine the pain his parents are experiencing right now.

In regards to the question of talking to the kids... This is going to sound invented, but it is the truth: Saturday, my wife and 8 year old son were unable to go to my gunshop with me (they normal come in on Saturdays and help) due to it being opening ceremonies day for my son's Little League, and the fact that he had a 5:30 game. We met at the local Cracker Barrel after the game for dinner. My son chose to ride back to the house with me... He looked up and noticed the crescent moon and the bright star over it and asked me to look at it as well. I told him that it was very pretty, but every time I see the moon and that star aligned that way that I worry about an attack by islamists.

We then went on to discuss the different symbols of the different religions... The cross... The Star of David... and the crescent moon and star. I explained to him that islamists look for any excuse to attack, including signs in the heavens such as a crescent moon and the star. We have always made it a point to never hide anything about the way religions respond to religions. He fully understands the dangers of islam, and knows the history of their attacks. He knows that I lost friends on 9/11 and that islamists where the murderers on that day. He understands that they do not attack you for anything that you have done to them, but rather the fact that you are who you are... He knows that "taqiyya" (lying per the instruction of allah) is acceptable to them, and that they will do so without a second thought if it furthers their advance. He understands that the only thing jihadists respect is brute force, and that they view "negotiation" as a sign of weakness. He knows that they, from their perspective, feel they have all the time in the world to complete their conquest of the world and that therefore they are very patient.

Yesterday, when we picked him up from school, we told him what had happened in Boston... We discussed the victims, the deaths, the injuries, and the motives. He watched the video of the explosion on television. I don't believe that shielding him from this would serve any good purpose. There are certain things from which I protect my son in order to let him be a child for as long as possible... But I will not hide the truth regarding islam from him, lest I cause him ignorance that would bring him to harm. He understands that there is a time to fight and a time to walk away... In order to help him know the diffence I teach him the important things. He knows his U.S. history, and once (when about 4) told me that he wanted to be a soldier in WWII when he grows up so that he can fight Hitler and those like him. (He also has posters of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights - along with a pocket guide to each.) He has made "gold honor roll" ever since he started school - but I am just as proud of him for his since of patriotism and his knowledge of U.S. History.

If parents care about their children at all, they need to be educating them on the deceitful ways of islam and other such ilk.

31 posted on 04/16/2013 11:12:50 AM PDT by Raven6 (Psalm 144:1 and Proverbs 22:3)
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To: Raven6

normal = normally


32 posted on 04/16/2013 11:15:09 AM PDT by Raven6 (Psalm 144:1 and Proverbs 22:3)
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To: Raven6
where = were

My goodness, I'm not doing well at all in composition today...

33 posted on 04/16/2013 11:17:27 AM PDT by Raven6 (Psalm 144:1 and Proverbs 22:3)
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To: Obadiah

Hey, thanks!

Always great what you can learn at FR.


34 posted on 04/16/2013 11:17:53 AM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: beaversmom

“My dear son Martin has died from injuries sustained in the attack on Boston. My wife and daughter are both recovering from serious injuries. We thank our family and friends, those we know and those we have never met, for their thoughts and prayers. I ask that you continue to pray for my family as we remember Martin. We also ask for your patience and for privacy as we work to simultaneously grieve and recover. Thank you.” - Bill Richard
35 posted on 04/16/2013 9:56:19 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Raven6

Thank you for sharing. It sounds like you raising your son very well.

P.S. I saw that beautiful crescent and star the other night too.


36 posted on 04/16/2013 9:57:31 PM PDT by beaversmom
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