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Koko Signs:  Koko sad. Governments fiddle, people burn.

Teacher dies in France after setting herself on fire

An apparently depressed maths teacher in southern France has died after setting herself on fire in the playground of her secondary school.

Students and teachers rushed to help the woman, 44, after she doused herself with petrol during morning break and set herself alight.

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Phi Beta Iota:  The USA has already had one veteran burn himself to death, while 18 a day are committing suicide (and in Iraq, more die from suicide each month than from combat).  The US Government is very, very sick of mind, lacking soul and heart, completely divorced from reality and integrity.  A couple of soccer moms are next–are you ready?

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