We are on our own
I’m early to work, because the roads are mostly empty. That’s not because of an extended holiday season. No, that finished last week. People are trying to stay home because of the Easter Sunday Attacks—they are uncertain where to go from here.
As I type these words away, I’m but a walking distance away from Mahawela Gardens, where one gruesome episode of Sunday’s events took place. I also hear stories in the background about colleagues who have lost family members. I think back to Sunday, as it unfolded, I remember holding my baby tightly in my arms while my mind kept repeatedly asking for his forgiveness for the world that we have created for his generation.
There’s no point of leaving yet another anecdote of the terror that took the lives of at least 310 people (including both Sri Lankans and friends of Sri Lanka) and left twice as many injured. They attacked places of worship, they...
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