- James Bulger was two years old when he was killed on February 12, 1993
- Here his father Ralph tells his version of the events for the very first time
I love to watch the damselflies skimming the water like low-flying helicopters above the ocean. Today is no exception as I sit on the river bank watching the warm summer sun glint off their sparkling turquoise bodies before I return to watch my fishing rod. It couldn’t be more tranquil – yet it’s a stark contrast to the turbulence in my head. I’m thinking how my young son would have loved this day out, trying to spot the grasshoppers and sharing ham sandwiches and crisps with me. I always planned to teach James to fish when he was a bit older, to buy him his own little rod and tackle box, but I never got the chance. Now, my fishing trips are when I try to make sense of everything. A small slice of peace in a messed-up world. READ MORE HERE
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