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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Family Strife

Recently, I read about a young man named Jason Zacchi of Dearborn Heights, Michigan. He chose to rob a local Wendy's.

According to the police report, Zacchi, who is 27 years old, walked up to the drive-through window. He had in his hands a sawed-off shot gun. He demanded money. There was a commotion. The restaurant's manager came to see what was happening.

Immediately, she recognized the robber, in spite of the fact he wore a blue bandanna to cover his face. The reason she recognized him -- she was his mother. Police arrested Zacchi and his girlfriend accomplice and charged both with armed robbery—after his mother turned him in.

All of this reminds me of a story I read in the Bible. It, too, tells of a family member committing a crime against another family member. It is found in Genesis 4...

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