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5-year-old hurt in hangar accident back home

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The son of a Jacksonville pastor who lost part of his hands in an accident at an airline hangar is now back home.

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whosaysnocan - 7/1/2013 5:53 AM
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I have been posting that parenting is the most exhausting thing anyone does. In recent weeks there has been several injured/fatally harmed children that could have been prevented. Yes, kids can be clumsy, they trip, they fall, but injuries like this was due to this kid being in a dangerous area without proper supervision. As active duty Af and as a civilian I worked in an aircraft hangar for decades. It is a hazardous place, not a playground.

tlynn - 6/30/2013 6:55 PM
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I totally agree with you Realchange…What's more is the fact that I wonder why this is news!?!??! Is it because this family has money? Is it because Dad is a "Pastor" of "First Baptist Church"??? We all know that they already "own" most of downtown….This would not be worthy of the news if it had been any other child of meager means.

Realchange - 6/30/2013 4:56 AM
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I don't like to say this, but what no fences around the hangars and limited access? I guess its not like retation ponds where children drowned in, causing fences to go up. At some point people need to realize that watching their children is full time job, and if you turn your back for even a second life ending consquences are the results. It's an accident, but letting a 5 year old get away near planes is not good idea. I hope that the boy can recover somehow, additonally, I hope other parent start keeping better eyes on their children now.
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