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I see a lot of children playing with objects I believe they should not be holding, let alone playing with them. I see small children throwing phones, or damaging computing devices, and I also see parents proudly talking about the number of phones ruined by the child. I guess it must be difficult for parents to stop kids from picking up stuff not meant for them. Imagine a child getting hold of a loaded gun lying in the house and pulling the trigger in moments of curiosity and “fun”. Imagine if another kid is standing at point blank range and the bullet pierces the kid killing him or her. Now imagine the lifelong trauma of the child who accidentally fired and therefore accidentally killed another kid in the process. How does this child cope with the loss, and with the knowledge that he or she killed someone dear? How does the child process all this when the child is still too young to have any such language to process this kind of situation?

http://www.thetrace.org/2015/10/sean-smith-fatally-shot-little-sister-florida-gun-storage/

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