I Am (Not) Adam Lanza’s Mother

This blog post by the mother of a mentally-ill son, posted in the wake of the Connecticut shootings, was making the viral rounds.  Although I found it an interesting piece of writing with potentially some good points being made about the stigma of mental illness and the struggles of families trying to deal with it, there was something about the article that also really bugged me.  This response from another blogger captured many of the misgivings I had about the original piece.

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