SARS: in the midst of tragedy, a bizarre coincidence
He was a cop and the son of victim No. 8. She was a home invasion victim and the face of public health. In the midst of SARS, a chance encounter.
It was heartfelt. It was human. And it was exactly what he needed to hear from a person in a position of authority after what his family had been through.
“I will never forget the tenderness that this lady exhibited,” he says.
It didn’t take away the pain, but it certainly helped ease it. And a decade later, the memory of that moment — her tiny hands in his, her warmth — continues to comfort the son of victim No. 8. ....