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Tales of a coffee-holic: A face in the crowd


It’s human nature to feel more sympathy when unpleasant things happen to those we know as opposed to when something bad happens to a stranger.

There was an outpouring of sympathy and support on Facebook for the accused perpetrator of a recent back robbery in Sidney. The woman who allegedly committed the crime reportedly had mental health issues, and many of those in the community felt sorry for her. There’s nothing wrong with hoping that someone you know and like who’s battling mental illness seeks treatment and feels better. Those with mental illness who commit crimes deserve treatm...

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