Wolfrum’s Morning: RIP Frank Motta
March 22, 2012 by William K. Wolfrum
My cousin Frank Motta was murdered last week. You can find the details here. It was a senseless killing that hurt the entire community, let alone our entire family. Frank was a genuinely good man. A veteran, teacher, principal and volunteer, he truly cared and loved other people.
I don’t feel a seething rage at the killer of my cousin. In a week where we saw brutal murders in Toulouse, as well as the breaking of the Trayvon Martin murder story, I feel only a sadness for humanity. There is, apparently, one thing that binds all races – a disregard for life. More than that, I feel a sadness for Frank’s wife and kids and my entire family. Frank was a great man, and he proved it every day of his life.
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