We’ll always have Paris––in our hearts and hopes to end both foreign and domestic terrorism

In the aching wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, we must continue the global fight against terrorism and protect our homeland against this inexplicable, horrific violence. My prayer  is that we will also take note as a nation that since 9/11, 50 U.S. citizens have been killed by terrorists, a terribly tragic number. But in that same period, more than 400,000 Americans have been shot to death in this country. That is terrorism, too.

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About Tom Siebert

Tom Siebert received a journalism degree from the University of Illinois and worked as a staff writer for newspapers in California, Florida, and Illinois. He reported general news, interviewed entertainment figures, and covered elected office holders––including four presidents and a pope. More significantly, Tom profiled human suffering in the form of a homeless man dying of AIDS, a college cheerleader battling Hodgkin's disease, and a senior couple living the long goodbye of Alzheimer's. He also worked as a copyeditor and proofreader for Tyndale House, a Christian publisher based in the Chicago suburbs. Tom is presently self-employed as an editor of Christian books. In addition, he serves as community relations director for Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois. And Tom is on the leadership team for the Celebrate Recovery ministry at his church, Harvest New Beginnings, in Oswego, a suburb west of Chicago. He may be contacted at tmsiebert@gmail.com or (816) 344-7815.
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