I did not know Cedric Henry who was killed on St. Thomas a month ago. But, in reading about him I realized that I did know him. We all know Cedric Henry(s). They are the people who you appreciate for their spirit, generosity or some special quality.
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A few weeks ago while reading my morning transmission from friar Richard Rohr I was tempted by a hyperlink to one of his short sermons. It was a sermon on evil. He said, “Yes, there are truly evil people, but usually it’s not really evil, it’s just stupidity.”
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Under certain light and at particular times of the day, I imagine the place where the unexceptional tan-brown outcroppings meet the turquoise water at the far western end of Magens Bay that was the inspiration for a little-known Camille Pissarro oil sketch.
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I was asked to write a piece about the history of the Source upon the momentous occasion of 20 years of publishing a daily online newspaper. The St. Thomas Source was launched Jan. 15, 1999; St. Croix Source followed on July 15; and St. John Source launched Dec. 15.
When 32-year-old Cedric Henry was slain in the prime of his life, leaving two boys, 5 and 11, fatherless, I knew I could not let the loss of this man whom I and the St. Thomas community had grown to respect and love be in vain.
On Tuesday night, four days after we got the news of Cedric’s senseless death, I mustered all my courage and made my way, with victim advocate Desiree Ritter Lambertis, up the narrow, car-lined, twisting roads of a St. Thomas neighborhood I had never visited.