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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Who remembers the ghosts of abused kids?

Who remembers the ghosts of abused kids?

Nothing’s so ephemeral as the community anger over the cruel life and grisly death of Nubia Barahona.

The ghosts of too many other foster kids can testify that the uproar over mistreated and murdered children is as fleeting as smoke. Reports will be forgotten. Reforms will be inadequate. Budgets for the care of foster children will shrink. Caseworkers will be overwhelmed. Bureaucracies will flounder. And Florida will surely suffer outrage next year. Or the year after.

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