Morning Links: Holiday Edition

Links of the Day:

– A Penfield teacher writes about an anonymous Christmas gift for her troubled student.

– The Democrat and Chronicle looks at what Christmas is like for youth incarcerated at the Monroe County Children’s Center.

– A Central New York woman is recovering at Strong Memorial Hospital after getting her Christmas wish – a new heart.

– The Buffalo News explains the obsession with Air Jordans by delving deep into the psyche of “sneakerheads.”

A Massachusetts woman says TSA confiscated her frosted cupcake:

“It’s not really about the cupcake; I can get another cupcake,” she said. “It’s about an encroachment on civil liberties. We’re just building up a resistance and tolerance to all these things they’re doing in the name of security, when it’s really theater. It is not keeping us safe.”

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One response to “Morning Links: Holiday Edition

  1. On the sneakers, besides the rampant uncivilized behavior and thuggery, I find this disturbing on a cultural level:

    >> “‘I’ll wear them maybe twice a year for special occasions — for a dinner or a graduation,’ Burgin said.”

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