TERROR ON FLIGHT 800: RAGE MAKES ME STRONG

A MOTHER WHO LOST A DAUGHTER AT LOCKERBIE TELLS THE TRUTH ABOUT GRIEF

More than 7 1/2 years ago, my only child, my daughter Theo, was murdered by the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight 103. So it is with a very personal and special pain that I have watched the events following that other explosion in the sky, TWA Flight 800. In particular I suffer over what the families are going through and will go through, all of which will be made worse by the way America tries to pretend there's no such thing as tragedy. The great grief scam has begun again.

Flashback to Dec. 21, 1988. I was crawling along...

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