Thursday, July 07, 2011

A Father's Fiery Rage Against the Cold Machine

"On the day in mid-June on which New Hampshire father Thomas Ball set himself on fire outside a courthouse, he expected to be jailed for the child support he could not pay after two years of joblessness. Ball wrote a long, rambling, anguished letter for the local newspaper, explaining what he had concluded about the family-law system in the ten years before he took his life."

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