Poor choice of photo for the front page

January 15, 2014 

Your bad choice of front-page pictures never ceases to amaze me. In spite of many warnings to stay indoors, a mother took her 6-year-old son on a two-mile walk to Aldi's in gusty winds and sub- zero temperatures on Jan. 6.

Frostbite could, according to the news, set in after being outdoors for 15 minutes. Two miles to the store and two miles back to the home, a four-mile walk. What was this mother thinking? This action borders on child abuse.

Monika Fox

Glen Carbon

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