A Tragic Father’s Words

FILE - Lucrecia Martinez, 7, and her brother Luciano, 9, of Dickinson light candles during a vigil held in the wake of a deadly school shooting with multiple fatalities at Santa Fe High School on Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. (Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP)

Many things in life, however tragic they may be, do not touch us personally. We deal with them on a theoretical level.

They happen somewhere, maybe far away from us, maybe next door, but they do not happen to us. Until they do happen to us, and then our world is overturned.

Then, words are insufficient. They are not enough to express our sorrow.

The father of the accused killer 17-year-old Dimitris Pagourtzis, in an interview given to Greek TV stations, functioned on …

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