Death at the Olympics

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N.Beltov N.Beltov's picture

Nodar Kumaritashvili (1988-2010)


Nodar Kumaritashvili (1988-2010) He was just a kid.


Nodar's dad, David Kumaritashvili

Nodar's father, David Kumaritashvili, after hearing the news of his son's death.

Dodo Kumaritashvili, Nodar's mum.

Dodo Kumaritashvili, Nodar's mum.


N.Beltov, with respect, what's the point of this intrusive morbidity?


remind remind's picture

Of course the show will go on, with even higher ratings than before, .

NBC might actually make a profit now.




N.Beltov N.Beltov's picture

Unionist: The point is to remember this athlete's name and particulars. Some people remember such things better when they are able to connect a name to a face.


Ok - but what is it you want us to remember?


N.Beltov N.Beltov's picture

In addition to what I mentioned above, the pictures could actually be a helpful antidote to indifference. It's hard not to feel something when one looks at them, eh?

Lou Arab Lou Arab's picture

Long thread.


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