Saturday, 10 February 2007

who needs guns...

Okay after my big rant in my last post about guns and children shooting each other with them... I suddenly remembered that this stabbing, with a small knife, happened at a high school near me this week. The 16-yr-old boy was not killed but required emergency surgery.

Wow. My brother and my husband attended that school.

See, these are the kinds of things about which Aussies say "only in America..." Whoops. No longer only in America hey. Scary stuff.

4 comments:

Connor said...

Welcome to the club!

Here: best put on these sunglasses and make a dash for the door, now.

Sumara said...

eerr... thanks... I think?

It's a scary club to be in.

Tam said...

The scariest thing about the whole incident? The kid stabbed the student because said student had 'hugged' his girlfriend. (A guy I work with was there). That the offender wore a copycat uniform - black trench coat etc - is bad enough, but for it to happen over slight physical contact? That's disturbing...

Sumara said...

Hi Tam! Nice to see you here.

Wow, yes, that is disturbing. HOw awful.

I'm seriously worried about teenagers these days. I odn't know whether it's pressure from adults, or harder school work, or all this terrorism business or what, but something's not letting teenagers be kids like they still should be. Something's really going on hey.