Saturday, October 18, 2008

Jacquelyn, Harry and Marc

Think back a moment to your childhood. You were, say, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12... what was your biggest fear? Did you have a moment of truth when you had to face the death of a loved one or you yourself had to deal with disease, or you were confronted by a pervert or in danger of attack or attacked by a vicious animal? Yeah, we've all had moments, whether we are children, tweens, teens or adults. Life can be cruel in a heartbeat. And it can be nice.

Three Capital Region People about whom I've posted articles continue to attract readers. Some are friends. Some wished they had been friends. Others wish they could help or found themselves up close and personal with others in similar situations. Two of these people, Harry Carnevale and Marc Strizzi are gone. The other, Jacquelyn Boudreau, has to pick up her pieces and go on.

One day, before the city of Albany had a leash law, I was walking home from work when attacked by a vicious dog. Let's just say the dog later regretted that. If indeed dogs can regret anything. I still love dogs... they're like people. Some good, some bad.

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