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I was very saddened to learn Leiby Kletzky was murdered (“Tragedy In Borough Park Puts Shormim Under Scrutiny,” July 22). It was gruesome to say the least. If found guilty, Levi Aron should be punished severely. However, I believe there should be reflection in our community on how we deal with individuals who are not perfect, such as those with mental illness.

My impression is that these people are rejected, which can cause feelings of isolation from the community. There should be people available to them when they are young.

Perhaps if our community paid attention to these people when they were growing up, tragedies like this could be prevented.

 

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