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Headline was cruel

There was, in the outsized headline of the Friday 14 edition of the Deseret News, a blatantly mercenary pitch. So much bold bad ink from the Deseret News was as unexpected as it was reprehensible. In this instance, the Deseret News has gone far afield from an attitude of Christian charity that rightfully is expected of it.

The innuendo of a relationship between Elizabeth and her abductor (even if couched in quotation marks) was cruel, insensitive, crass and hurtful. It falls into the category of "adding insult to injury."

Irene Davidson

Salt Lake City