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This is an old story, but I missed it, so I’m guessing a lot of other readers did too.

Back in June, 10-year-old Jonathan Kerr from Kennesaw, Ga., was dying from inoperable liver cancer. His dying wish was to go on a bear hunt. Safari Club International got to hear about this. They made arrangements with some good folk up in Prince George, British Columbia. Jonathan and his Dad spent five days hunting in the wilds up there, and eventually bagged a bear. On the way back home to Georgia, little Jonathan succumbed to his illness and died. There was a story in The Prince George Citizen.

Got that? Now, would you like to read what the animal-rights people had to say about this story? You sure? Take a deep breath and hold on to something solid. Here they are.

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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