Saturday, February 5, 2005


Tabloid Apologizes for ‘Ugly’ Comment

`A supermarket tabloid apologized and withdrew its latest issue after being criticized for publishing a “top 10 ugliest people” list that included a police officer who suffered disfiguring burns.

Jason Schechterle was badly burned in 2001 when a taxi slammed into the back of his patrol car, causing it to burst into flames. The Phoenix officer was so badly burned that surgeons had to strip away his face to save his life.’

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