If there is such a thing as poetic justice, what would be the opposite of it? Perhaps, irony comes closest. And it’s such a sad and frustrating thing to see this play out in the life of this young girl.
"We are in a state of chaos. In the city in which I live, I hear and see examples of chaos almost every day. Little children are victims of senseless gun violence…"
Two years ago, 11-year-old Milwaukee schoolgirl Sandra Parks wrote these words in an award-winning essay about the murders in her city.
On Monday night, aged 13, she was shot by a stray bullet fired into her home.
Just. tragic. Read more on The BBC.
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