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Mixed feelings

I would recommend tracking down a long Washington Post feature story by the great Gene Weingarten on small children accidentally getting left in hot cars. It was written a few years ago. It is stunningly good.

But there is an image in that piece that is so disturbing, so haunting, that I am not sure I would feel right about having a role in placing it in your head.

It's not presented in a sensational way. It is quite matter of fact, almost noted in passing. Still, I know I will never forget it.


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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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