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Consider the patient

The Spokesman-Review

In all the hoopla about the “fair escape,” where is the concern for a sick patient? Phillip Paul probably had more cause to be scared of the public than the public had to fear him. I know that he is the one who is more likely to be frightened.

If it was known he was having problems, he should not have been taken to a fair where the noise and crowds were no doubt unsettling to an already unstable mind. But the expressions of fear seemed a bit overblown. Certainly he did not seem to be a threat to children. I would seem more like a witch with my gray hair and old teeth, but I wasn’t freaking out about him. Get a grip, people.

Marian Hennings



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