“If you think this has felt like the summer of sadness, you are not alone.
“Every week, sometimes every day, seems to bring more stomach-turning news.
“In June, there was the Orlando nightclub shooting, where dozens were killed and injured in the deadliest terror attack in the US since 9/11.
“Then came July’s blood-soaked Bastille Day in Nice, when a terrorist drove a truck over holiday revelers, killing 84 people, including 10 children.
“Before the month was over, ISIS militants had assassinated a French priest in his church and executed the patrons and staff at a cafe in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
“These are just the more gruesome terror events that grabbed headlines — and only those carried out this summer.
“I’ve made no mention of what happened in Paris over the last year, or the airport killings in Brussels and Istanbul, or, for that matter, San Bernardino.”
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