After Navy Yard Shooting, a Family Braces for Awful News about a Missing Loved One

Ian Shapira of The Washington Post recounts a family’s experience awaiting the fate of their loved one Sylvia, 53, after the Navy Yard shooting. He writes, “The Frasiers prayed and watched the live TV coverage. They clutched their iPhones and clasped one another’s hands every time a cellphone rang or beeped with a text message. Their minister came over, and everyone sat on the couches and sang from the Bible.” Wendy Edmonds, Sylvia’s sister said, “No matter how we feel, no matter what information we get from the FBI, we have got to forgive … We have to forgive. We can’t become bitter.”

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