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In Storm Deaths, Mystery, Fate and Bad Timing
nty ^ | Published: October 30, 2012 | N. R. KLEINFIELD and MICHAEL POWELL

Posted on 10/31/2012 10:01:10 AM PDT by BenLurkin

They stepped in the wrong puddle. They walked the dog at the wrong moment. Or they did exactly what all the emergency experts instructed them to do — they huddled inside and waited for its anger to go away.

The storm found them all

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1 posted on 10/31/2012 10:01:10 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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Jessie Streich-Kest was 24 and Jacob Vogelman was 23.... ventured out with her dog, Max, a white pit bull mix.

Ms. Streich-Kest... had just started teaching at the Bushwick School for Social Justice, a high school...

In the wind and the rain, the two strode along Ditmas Avenue...One of the trees on the south side of the block crushed them.

2 posted on 10/31/2012 10:06:13 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

I was worried more for the doggie. I am glad it survived.

I can’t deal with stupidity.


3 posted on 10/31/2012 10:20:16 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: BenLurkin

And some belive EVERYTHING the government tells them even if it flies inthe face of common sense and died because they were told so many things that weren’t so.


4 posted on 10/31/2012 10:21:05 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: BenLurkin

These use to be Acts of God, now we don’t have Him to blame anymore.....................


5 posted on 10/31/2012 10:23:21 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple ( (Lord, save me from some conservatives, they don't understand history any better than liberals.))
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To: BenLurkin

I am not sure why people don’t understand this but when a hurricane is on the way in, you get out as early as possible.

Simple.


6 posted on 10/31/2012 10:53:16 AM PDT by buffaloguy
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To: BenLurkin

sad about the 8 year old boy checking his calves. sounds like he was trying to be responsible.


7 posted on 10/31/2012 10:56:46 AM PDT by bravo whiskey (if the little things really annoy you, maybe it's because the big things are going well.)
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To: BenLurkin

‘they did what they were supposed to do”...huh? what expert recommended going outside during a hurricane under any circumstances?


8 posted on 10/31/2012 11:02:01 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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geez...victims of global warning per MSNBC. So Sorry they lost their lives. Tragic ways to go.....


9 posted on 10/31/2012 11:06:46 AM PDT by oust the louse (Obamacare has morphed into a tax on staying alive.)
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