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Authorities show poor judgment in wake of family tragedy

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Published 12/11/2015

Sarah Hanna experienced a tragedy that no mother should ever face. A year ago as she was walking several of her children to school along a narrow road outside Cloughmills, a car ploughed into the group, killing her eight-year-old son Adam and injuring her and another son.

Earlier pleas for the school bus to pick the children up had failed.

But now the education authorities are querying if the taxi service which brings her children to school is still required on medical grounds.

That seems insensitive at this time, when the family's sense of loss is still so keenly felt.

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