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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - S. Megan Berthold
For some communities stung by tragedy, a wrecking ball is key to the healing process. For others, the decision to keep the site of past trauma standing is a vital step on the road to recovery.
"They served a healthy, positive function in community life," Ms. Berthold said. "As opposed to the house in Cleveland, where these young women had been abducted and held hostage and tormented."
In cases like those, and the unfolding situation in Cleveland, it's often best for the community and its healing process to see the building destroyed, Ms. Berthold said.