“Simply put, there is no question that the City of Philadelphia should never have been so closely aligned with PFC,” the city inspector general concludes, though he stops short of recommending any disciplinary action.
In the 1960s, a local couple became the most famous bereaved parents in America as their ten babies died mysteriously, one after another. In April 1998, a Philadelphia magazine investigation revealed the deaths were indeed tragic, but perhaps not unexplainable.
When two Bucks County teenagers leaped to their deaths from a quarry cliff, they left a quiet suburban community in shock. “That kind of thing doesn’t happen here,” people thought. Then it happened again.