World is not a safe place

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 7, 2005

The disappearance of the 18-year-old girl from Mountain Brook should serve as a warning to parents.

Let’s face it, the world is not a safe place.

And decisions made by even the smartest of teenagers are still immature decisions based on a lack of experience.

Parents should definitely take this into consideration before allowing their teenagers to travel anywhere – especially overseas.

Something bad has befallen this young lady even though she was surrounded by more than 100 of her friends and a number of adults as well.

The world is not a safe place.

How many children have to be traumatized or even die before we realize it