Should You Shelter Kids from Tragedy? (This Dad Didn't and Look What Happened)

There's always been the tension of sheltering kids vs. exposing kids to real life tragedy.  This is especially true when the tragedy is up close and personal.

Some would say that kids are not ready to cope with tragedy, while others say it prepares them for the realities of life and makes them stronger.

Here is the story of a father who chose to NOT shelter his daughter from personal tragedy.  It's hard to argue with the result.  Watch this incredible story and see if it changes your perspective.

What do you think?  Should you shelter kids from tragedy?  Why or why not?  Share your thoughts with us in the comment section below.