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TACOMA: Children still being left alone in cars

Incredulous. That was the only word that could describe the scene I witnessed today in Tacoma, as a young man left his car running, small child strapped into a child’s seat in the car’s back seat, and ran into a store to return an item.

While he was gone mere seconds – insufficient time for me to even dial 911 on my cell phone – someone easily could have just hopped into the car and sped off, child in tow.

What is behind someone doing this? Is it arrogance? A sense of invulnerability? Or, mere stupidity? Whatever – it is

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