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Your segment today focuses on physical violent crime. Physical crime and death are easy to identify, and of course extremely damaging to all involved.
However, emotional crime is another matter. Even if the person abusing or stalking or bullying does not cause physical wounds, it can easily contribute to emotional crippling or death. In many cases, the victim would rather just die physically, or at least show physical wounds. They have no "proof" to show their trauma, except as it etches and grows inside.
I am absolutely not discounting the pain that the families and friends suffer when a loved one's life is taken - in the police or military or simply walking down the street.
I just hope to remind everyone that even if the wound is not visible, it is still a gaping hole.
This is not about politics, but about human beings.
posted 2 years, 4 months ago
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