People are hurting. They are really hurting. They do desperate things, and in return, people are made to be victims. Think of the ripple effect of this one women’s pain: for the people who experienced the robberies – they will never resume the sense of safety they had previously known, for the women’s children – they just lost their grandmother and will now watch their own mother go to prison, and for the women’s grandchildren – who will now live their life without their grandmother as she serves her sentence, and for the taxpayers – who will pay for her every need between the start and end of her sentence.
The article discusses the remorse she had been feeling for her crimes prior to being caught. I would think by now this stuff wouldn’t phase me, but I continue to be appalled by how far people will go. People are hurting.