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Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 09/16/2009

Sniper's Execution Set;Talking to Your Kids About Capital Punishment

The sniper who terrorized the greater Washington region with random killings in 2002 that left 10 people dead is now set to be executed Nov. 10--and you may find yourself in an unexpected conversation with your child about capital punishment. This is one of those tough discussions whose timing is dictated by events outside the world of school, but it is no less important than any you have about science or math. Experts in child psychiatry say that this is one of those conversations that can and should be shaped by your own beliefs.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:22 PM ET, 09/16/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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