Newspaper Readers Struggling to Cope With Ongoing War in Middle East
It was with heavy hearts that men and women across the Northern Seaboard lifted their newspapers this morning, in what was expected to be just another day in what has been now years of being mildly concerned about international conflict over breakfast. There were no tears shed as news of another bomb blast in Lebanon reached the people of Upper Cheslington, these days it takes a lot to phase these war weary readers.
"Some days I don't even feel like I can go on reading," sighed a weary mother of two Anne Woodlow, as she stared distantly into her mocca-latte. "It's just tragedy after tragedy, from war, to terrorism, to whatever unspeakable felony breakfast radio has committed this week". Anne is just one of many victims of years of systematic and unending depressing news, and is one of the few left who are willing to speak up about the war in Syria over the womens-group's brunch at the local golf club.
Anne's husband Rich says he's most worried about the effect that the constant reporting of world events is having on his kids