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    Default Despite isolated tragedy, lone hikers have little to fear on the trail - The Times of


    Despite isolated tragedy, lone hikers have little to fear on the trail
    The Times of Trenton - NJ.com, NJ - 27 minutes ago
    She disappeared with her dog while hiking near the Appalachian Trail; her body was found Jan. 7. The man accused of beating her to death and decapitating ...


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    Good story. Real perspective.

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    Default I pick a bone with the term tragedy...

    What was done to this woman was a crime, even an atrocity. "Tragedy" sounds too much like an unavoidable accident IMO.

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    MS, I understand where you are coming from with this, but a 24 yo girl losing her life from whatever cause is indeed a tragedy. The article is about the tragic loss of a member of the hiking community - not about the crime that ended her life. There are other threads to discuss the crime - one in Straight Forward and one in Sensitive Trail topics.

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