Tuesday, June 02, 2009

"No Parent Should Have To Bury Their Child"

King Théoden said that in the movie version of Tolkien's The Two Towers. And a distraught couple in UK took that sentiment very much to heart, apparently; when their son died, they placed his body into a backpack and drove to Beachy Head, a cliff notorious for suicides, and became suicides themselves, jumping to their deaths with their son's body, probably hand in hand.

Here's a picture of Beachy Head, a truly lovely place with a tragic reputation:

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