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why do bad things happen to good people

This year has been a normal year for me.  Nothing especially bad has happened.  As a matter of fact, I sometimes say “boring is good, we are having peace, not tumult.”  Yet it seems every month that passed brought another friend or family member experiencing something very bad.  Six people had surgeries (2 knee replacements, 2 broken legs, 1 neck surgery, 1 removal of toes).  One is getting divorced, one is in a nursing home with Alzheimer’s, and one lost everything this week in a house fire.  Granted a few of these people brought on some of these disasters by their own actions but still it is disturbing to see their misery and pain