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May 2nd, 2005 • Quill Archives
Tragedy rekindles reasons for leaving journalism

The news cut me like a knife through the heart. “Mother and husband of Chicago federal judge found dead – killed execution style.” Execution style. I said it over and over again. Execution style. In 1993, seven people were murdered execution style in suburban Chicago at a local Brown’s Chicken.