This is heart wrenching. Usually cult followers have more courage than their corrupt leaders. This man gave up his life savings and stood in front of the mocking crowds in anticipation of a vindication that never came. My heart breaks for him. Read about his long return home from Times Square:
I was told there’d be quake…
Fitzgerald stayed an hour or so in Times Sq. and then made the long slog back to Staten Island – with the media in tow.
“I’m very tired. I’ll be alright once I get home and have something to eat,” he told reporters on the southbound R train.
Asked if he had left anything in the fridge to eat, he smiled. “I did, I’ve got something.”
The 60-year-old spent the subway journey staring out the window at the darkness of the tunnel – perhaps wondering how he got it so wrong.
“I just don’t understand it,” he repeated. “I still believe in the word of the bible.”
At the Staten Island ferry terminal, the News bid farewell to Robert Fitzpatrick.
“I have all kinds of emotions… I’m just so surprised,” he said, tailing off.
Then he got into his Honda Accord and his “Judgement Day” bumper sticker faded into the Staten Island twilight. (source)
I think Christians ought to make Family Radio accountable. Refuse to listen to it.
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