Surrogate Angels of Death

What to make of the First Lady holding the motherless child and youngest survivor of the El Paso massacre

The Cut
The Cut
Aug 12 · 5 min read
Photo: @FLOTUS/Twitter

By Rhonda Garelick

Imagine this: A shooter has entered a public place, where you are walking with your family. You have but a minute to realize you can save your 2-month-old by using your own body to shield him from the…

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