|Column: Where has our compassion gone?|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
A hypothetical scenario: Your little boy lies in a hospital bed, stricken by a mysterious, potentially fatal disease.
You are frightened and in despair.
But your community rallies around you. Soon, the whole town is talking about your ordeal. Neighbors youíve never spoken to send cards. Co-workers youíve never socialized with send encouraging text messages.
None of it changes the objective fact of your sonís condition, doesnít kill a virus, lessen a fever or ease his pain. All it does is tell you that you and your child are being thought of, that you are not alone.
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