Facebook touts itself as a terrific way to stay in contact, albeit through the Net, with friends and acquaintances.
But you never want to learn about someone like this.
Twins Angela and Maryanne Vourlis logged onto FB on their 20th birthday. They expected to see the usual birthday greetings from their pals. What they found out was that Chris, a friend of theirs, had died in a car accident. They also learned their brother Bobby had died in the accident too. More here.