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Bin Laden's death: A 7th-grader's view
Bin Laden's death: A 7th-grader's view

Osama Bin Laden's death reminds me of a middle school essay competition I participated in last fall. It was titled: If you could choose to go back in time and witness any historic event, which event would it be and why? Thinking of the agony of Sept. 11, back then, I chose to go back in time and observe World War II through the eyes of one of history's most notorious murderers, Adolf Hitler. Recently, I was astonished to learn the May 2, 1945, headline of "Star and Stripes" stating: "Hitler Dead." Is it a coincidence that 66 years later, almost every national or local U.S. paper on the exact same date, May 2, bore a similar headline: "Bin Laden...

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