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DVORAK: Deaths by hot car preventable

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The worst part of summer is here, when children die slowly in searing-hot cars.

There were two last week, an 8-month-old in Virginia and a 16-month-old in Maryland.


Both deaths could have been prevented, if only we had the humility to accept a little help. Technology exists to make it impossible for anyone to forget the baby in the back seat. We just don't use it.

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