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June 26, 2014

Readers’ Forum: June 27, 2014

Abuse demands harsh treatment

I agree that a 10-year sentence was not enough in that Russell abuse case. I cannot express enough my utter repulsion and disgust at people who abuse the innocents, and these children probably had already been abused or neglected since they were in foster care.

The utter hopelessness they must have felt and the lack of self-esteem that will haunt them for the rest of their lives is unthinkable.

Whatever they did to these children should be carried out on them, for the same length of time and multiplied by the number of children they abused. I don’t recall exactly what horrors these people inflicted on the children, but I have no sympathy for any kind of abuse, physical, sexual or emotional. Punishment should fit the crime. They should feel and experience just what those children did under their care.

If the children want to forgive them some day, then so be it. And if they ever claim to be sincerely remorseful, and only God would know the truth, then it is up to God to forgive them, but it is up to us to make sure they don’t hurt another child, ever. Ten years is not enough.

— Lois Little

Terre Haute

Family happy for Gambill selection

We, the parents of Bionca Gambill, Everett & Elizabeth Collins, and her siblings Richard, Gary, Dorell and James Collins, wish to congratulate her on her selection as state representative by the District 45 Democratic Party Caucus.

Although her previous endeavors to be elected to office have not been successful, we hope that her long and hard efforts to obtain her RN  will enable her to do so in the upcoming elections.

Our thoughts and prayers will be with her.

— Everett and Elizabeth Collins

Hollister, Mo.

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