A recent Washington Post Magazine article described the pervasive disappearance of shopping carts as a “mystery.” Yet that is no mystery. The sundry knaves of hearts who steal the carts include the elderly, the poor, homemakers, and college students. A more gruesome culprit, known as the “Shopping Cart Killer,” lured women to hotels, murdered them and loaded their bodies into shopping carts.Read more
Hannah Klein is a freelance writer living in Wheaton, Maryland. She has worked for the federal government for 45 years in the field of civil rights and disability rights. She is currently working on a special project titled “Jewish Deaf Heroes Fighting Terrorism.” She received a B.A. with Honors in English from the University of Cincinnati and an M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Iowa.