Baby dies while parents play games

The height of irresponsibility! I was browsing the online version of Chosun Ilbo when I saw this story on the “Most Viewed List”. People like them don’t deserve to have children. They are immature and they don’t know their priorities. I can’t understand why they would leave their four-month old baby unattended. Common sense would have told them that raising a baby is not like raising a dog. I’ve always believed that there are some benefits to playing computer games but not at the expense of something more valuable.

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A thoughtless couple in their 20s who left their four-month old daughter at home while they played Internet computer games at a nearby PC café have been booked by police after the child died.

According to Incheon Police Station on Tuesday, a 29-year-old man husband identified by his family name of Yu and his wife put their four-month daughter in the bedroom of their home and went to a neighborhood PC café at around 4:00 p.m. on May 24 to play the online game “World of Warcraft.

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5 thoughts on “Baby dies while parents play games

  • June 16, 2005 at 1:55 pm
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    I couldn’t imagine leaving my child unattended for even a minute, how much more for 2 or more hours. I considered my children as my future. They the proof of the type/kind of person you are. No amount of riches/wealth is enough to prove how better a parent you are than the amount of time spend caring for your child.

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  • June 16, 2005 at 6:26 pm
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    Everyone needs a break, but that is what family is for

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  • March 7, 2011 at 10:10 am
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    I couldn’t imagine leaving my child unattended for even a minute, how much more for 2 or more hours. I considered my children as my future.

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  • March 29, 2011 at 9:11 pm
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    good comment! I agree with you! unfortunately not everybody is thinking in this way!

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