Thought #6: What about the children?

Amidst the violence, the discussions, arguments, town hall meetings, and conferences we often forget them. The children. Our future.

I ask myself every time there’s a conflict between the grown-ups. What about the children? Is anyone thinking about them? I keep asking myself as I see scenes on the news of men “recruiting” children to battle their fights. Does anyone hear their silent pleas? I inquire as I listen to stories of orphaned infants.

This question began when the conflict in Syria erupted. I remember sunbathing during a lazy summer week, casually skimming through a magazine and stumbling upon an article about the “Lost Generation.” Lost? How?:

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