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Why do so many TV shows have horrible things happen to babies?!?

I used to love watching dramas on tv, especially crime dramas. Now it feels like every time I turn on the tv, the show is about something horrible happening to a baby or young child. I can't even read a fiction novel without encountering that! Every since having my ds, I just can't handle that sort of thing anymore.

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Amnestie3

Asked by Amnestie3 at 3:10 PM on Aug. 8, 2010 in Entertainment

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  • because it's trying to show reality. Things like that can happen to young children and babies. Decades ago you hardly saw that stuff because people didn't like reality.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 4:22 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • I know that these things happen, but it seems that this is the MOST SHOCKING thing they can think of, so of course they use it constantly to add drama.
    Amnestie3

    Comment by Amnestie3 (original poster) at 10:32 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

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