I think my kids saw the same thing on BTN. Not sure how I feel about it…. One thing I did as a parent is not expose my kids to news. I understand the absolute privilege of being able to do this.
I grew up watching news on Beirut bombings, PLO, hijackings, Pan Am, IRA, Ethiopian Famine, AIDS (in the beginning it was scary), Anita Cobby, Janine Balding, Azaria Chamberlain and wanted to spare my kids from knowing the reality from a young age.
Last couple of years have been tricky though, as I feel we’ve had to “come clean” on what the real world is like and it’s hard to see my boys hurt and shocked at the kinds of things people can do to other people (Eg George Floyd, holocaust). This week was BTN with 9/11 ….
ETA, for so many years I thought Lindy did it. And I feel so terrible and manipulated for having believed it. It’s something I actually hate the news media for. Irrational, I know