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January 10, 2013
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Safety in numbers a critical lesson

The tragic death of 19-year-old Petaluma, Calif., resident Alyssa Byrne raises a couple of issues, but that she appeared to be alone when she died is a critical one for us.

We don't want to be seen as lecturing or chiding, especially when dealing with the death of a young person who was by all accounts beloved in her community.

But we hope that Carson Valley parents are using this incident as a teaching moment for their children.

We know that young people will go out into the world. They will experience adventures that may at times put them in …

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 10, 2013 05:28PM Published Jan 10, 2013 05:26PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.