The Awl just linked to this story:

Hit-and-run victim was quiet and dependable, co-workers say – St. Petersburg Times.

The St Petersburg Times (Florida, not Russia) had reported a man’s death in a hit-and-run incident. Someone wrote in the comments thread that given he was a dishwasher at age 48, he was better off dead. The linked article was the newspaper’s response.

And speaking of things that turn out, unexpectedly, to be difficult to read without crying a bit, The Onion.

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