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Dec 16, 2012 slewis234 commented on I Am Adam Lanza's Mother.
I think it took a lot of courage and hope for this mother to post her story and open herself and her family everyone trying to analyze the problem with her son. I, having been a single mom of multiple children happen to think that she is probably doing everything possible to keep her child in a normal range of behavior and from affecting others from his outbursts. It's sad to me that she has been made to feel so alone and isolated because there is not available the kinds of help she so desperately needs for her child. I wish there were something that I could say that might make it all make sense, but there's not. I can't even begin to imagine her life on a daily basis. I don't think it's anything she's doing wrong as a parent though because she obviously cares or she would not remove sharp objects etc. I think she's doing all she can with all the resources she has available to her. I don't feel like prison or jail is the place for him. Yes, I think we all agree this country has a serious health care crisis, mental health crisis etc. So why are we recognizing that but our government officials are not acting on it? They are too busy driving around their big fancy cars, living in big fancy homes, living off monies they get from big corporations and the business community. When are we going to sit down and begin to talk, listen, plan, implement, etc.? I think there's too much political bullshit that gets in the way and we may never see change. I hope that we will but I'm not as hopeful as I'd like to be. I'm so sorry that you feel you are like Adam Lanza's mother. I didn't know his mother and I don't know what she was doing for her son's condition. But, I feel like you should not be compared to her. Yes, I'm feeling that over the next few days, weeks, months, we will be finding out more about her and how things were with her son, why there was no father present etc. Will that knowledge do any good, I don't know. I think the more we publicize the people who commit these crimes, the more we set it up for someone else to come along and want to out-do what has been done before...I don't know what it will take to make this violence stop. I hope and pray that we can make the changes happen that are so needed. I pray for all those families who lost children in this horrific crime. I pray for those wonderful school teachers and staff who made the ultimate sacrifice to keep their school children safe. I pray for all the first responders and those who had to walk into this horrible crime scene and do a job that took guts of steal. I pray for this entire community that they will be able to offer comfort to those who need it. I pray for our entire nation whom I think is mourning the loss of these precious souls because it could have been any city in the USA or any other country. I pray that we all find answers and find the courage to be the change we want the world to see.....Thank you Liza for having the strength and courage to make public your story. I do hope that you are able to finally find the kind of help that is needed for your family. I too like others here hope that every major paper in the country will re-print your story. It has to be a first step to change. Thank you for reading what I have to say. I'm no one special, just someone who has found it very hard to cope and stand idle watching all of this unfold over the last few days. I wish there was something I could do.
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Dec 16, 2012 slewis234 commented on I Am Adam Lanza's Mother.
I think it took a lot of courage and hope for this mother to post her story and open herself and her family everyone trying to analyze the problem with her son. I, having been a single mom of multiple children happen to think that she is probably doing everything possible to keep her child in a normal range of behavior and from affecting others from his outbursts. It's sad to me that she has been made to feel so alone and isolated because there is not available the kinds of help she so desperately needs for her child. I wish there were something that I could say that might make it all make sense, but there's not. I can't even begin to imagine her life on a daily basis. I don't think it's anything she's doing wrong as a parent though because she obviously cares or she would not remove sharp objects etc. I think she's doing all she can with all the resources she has available to her. I don't feel like prison or jail is the place for him. Yes, I think we all agree this country has a serious health care crisis, mental health crisis etc. So why are we recognizing that but our government officials are not acting on it? They are too busy driving around their big fancy cars, living in big fancy homes, living off monies they get from big corporations and the business community. When are we going to sit down and begin to talk, listen, plan, implement, etc.? I think there's too much political bullshit that gets in the way and we may never see change. I hope that we will but I'm not as hopeful as I'd like to be. I'm so sorry that you feel you are like Adam Lanza's mother. I didn't know his mother and I don't know what she was doing for her son's condition. But, I feel like you should not be compared to her. Yes, I'm feeling that over the next few days, weeks, months, we will be finding out more about her and how things were with her son, why there was no father present etc. Will that knowledge do any good, I don't know. I think the more we publicize the people who commit these crimes, the more we set it up for someone else to come along and want to out-do what has been done before...I don't know what it will take to make this violence stop. I hope and pray that we can make the changes happen that are so needed. I pray for all those families who lost children in this horrific crime. I pray for those wonderful school teachers and staff who made the ultimate sacrifice to keep their school children safe. I pray for all the first responders and those who had to walk into this horrible crime scene and do a job that took guts of steal. I pray for this entire community that they will be able to offer comfort to those who need it. I pray for our entire nation whom I think is mourning the loss of these precious souls because it could have been any city in the USA or any other country. I pray that we all find answers and find the courage to be the change we want the world to see.....Thank you Liza for having the strength and courage to make public your story. I do hope that you are able to finally find the kind of help that is needed for your family. I too like others here hope that every major paper in the country will re-print your story. It has to be a first step to change. Thank you for reading what I have to say. I'm no one special, just someone who has found it very hard to cope and stand idle watching all of this unfold over the last few days. I wish there was something I could do. And, #70, I think your post is totally out of line and you must be pretty damn crazy yourself.
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