Sandip Roy

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Lessons from a meaningless massacre

Lessons from a meaningless massacre

Rediff.com14 Jun 2016

By some strange and bizarre twist of fate, Omar Mateen did exactly what he did not intend to do. He took the lives of gay people and made them extraordinary. He infused their stories with a poignancy they might not have possessed otherwise. He enabled the rest of the world to see themselves in their stories, to weep at the sheer waste of lives cut short, says Sandip Roy.