How Parenting Taught me that Fact is Usually Better than Assumption (Even Though It is Easier to Think the Worst of a Teenager)

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In the wee hours of the morning on Sunday January 26, 2014, a young male by the name of Xavier Mansour was involved in a car accident in Barbados.  He died at the hospital some time later.  Here is a little of what we learnt as news of his death moved across the face of our little island via social media.

Facts – Confirmed

  • Name: Xavier Mansour
  • Deceased: casualty of a vehicular accident around 2:00 a.m. on Sunday January 26, 2014
  • Age: 17
  • Occupation: Student, Queen’s College
  • Other: Son, brother, friend

Assumptions – Unconfirmed perceptions -> Click here to read more


Gale Weithers |

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