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  • Trayvon Martin’s parents in town to condemn violence

    05/27/2012 12:13:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    WLS-AM ^ | May 26, 2012
    Fighting back tears, the parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin stood beside the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and relatives of Chicago area murder victims on Saturday to stress the need to end “senseless gun violence.” “We are the voice of Trayvon Martin,” Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton said. “He’s not here to speak for himself so we as his parents have decided instead of sitting back and not doing anything, this is what we have decided to do, to help our community and to help other parents.” As she spoke about her son, Fulton also detailed her family’s Justice for...
  • Coping with a child's tantrum on a plane (3 Year Old's Temper Delays Plane)

    01/28/2007 1:31:45 PM PST · by Mr. Brightside · 63 replies · 2,170+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 1/28/06
    Coping with a child's tantrum on a plane By BETH J. HARPAZ, AP Travel Editor 4:55 PM ET NEW YORK - How do you avoid becoming the family that got kicked off an airplane after their crying 3-year-old refused to take her seat? Experts say rewarding kids for cooperation, distracting them with simple games and telling them in advance what's going to happen can help. But at the end of the day, you may just have to take control, restrain the child, and comply with the rules. The family, Julie and Gerry Kulesza and their daughter Elly, was headed home...