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Grand Union Mar 14, 2013
"so sad, but did this old stone just happen to fall by itself ?"
probably not but this is not exactly an uncommon event....I remember as a kid playing in the churchyard and being warned not to touch the stones as could fall and crush you. Parents need to watch out for their kids but the Church also has a responsibility to keep the place safe as well. If stones are unstable they need to be fixed or laid down.
Sweet summertime Mar 14, 2013
Hope this little guy gets well soon.
sophiesdad Mar 13, 2013
so sad, but did this old stone just happen to fall by itself ?
mdwrfw Mar 13, 2013
This story seems to imply the parents were not watching the child. This is not true and I wish WRAL had done a better job in checking the facts.It is a caution to all of us and a reminder of how quickly a child can be hurt. This lovely family and wonderful little boy need our prayers and compassion.
Scubagirl Mar 13, 2013
Hope the child recovers BUT this just recently happened to another child.....PARENTS PLEASE PAY ATTENTION!!!! Tombstones are NOT to e climbed upon, regardless of the reason. Such a sad story.
nic6977 Mar 13, 2013
wizakid Mar 13, 2013
What an awful tragedy. We join them in their prayers!
Published: 2007-10-05 09:38:00
Updated: 2015-01-14 14:37:58
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