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07/28/11
I could almost hear the clicking of old typewriter keys as the reporter hurried to make a deadline with this commentary. Very interesting read and like how you wrapped this up with your summary sentence.
07/28/11
Good job. Painful to read and a nice take on the subject.
A captivating read. Well done.
07/29/11
Wow - what a story. I had never heard of this case but your wonderfully descriptive retelling sent me off to Google to discover more! Great writing of such a sad and tragic story. Deep heart seaching comments in your conclusion too.
07/30/11
I loved the way the story was "reported" in this article. Well scripted, and very easy read, albeit pulled at one's heart strings. Good job!
08/01/11
Well done! Love the object lesson in the concluding words. Love the light touch on a heavy subject. Great character sketch. Would the news were reported with such amusing grace.
08/03/11
I'd never heard of this story either, but you tell it with a great mix of analysis and emotion. Loved that last line.
08/04/11
Hey - congrats Beth. Fantastic news and very well deserved.
Wow. This was VERY well written. Congratulations on first place! You deserved it!
08/04/11
Congrats! I love the format and voice of this piece. I was totally drawn in. Great job!
08/04/11
A compelling read. Congrats on hitting the top spot.
08/04/11
Hats Off!
Beth, that is a touching story and nice read. I interestingly enjoyed it. Thanks for that.
Great telling of the story, Beth. Leave the reader with much to ponder. Very descriptive.
Beth! I'm so delighted to log on and discover your well deserved win! Your powerful report is written with gripping clarity and unshakable impetus--not a word wasted, and a great clincher at the end. Wow.