This article first appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Wednesday, November 26, 2014:
When Jeniece Andrews got a call that her Ferguson, Missouri, antiques and jewelry store, Hidden Treasures, was on fire on Monday night, she dropped everything and headed to the store. By the time she got there, it was too late: Three years of blood, sweat, and tears had disappeared into the night air.
“I came and parked across the street, and I just broke down. I couldn’t believe it. Everything I worked for for three years with my husband was gone,” she told the Wall Street Journal.
Dayan, the Jewish owner of STL Cordless, also found his business destroyed by looters. Standing in the middle of his trashed electronics store, he told the Los Angeles Times,