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I'm sure we've all read the story of Cain and Abel. After Cain murders his brother, God asks him where Abel has gone; Cain responds by asking his own question: "Am I my brother's keeper?" Ignoring the horrible act that Cain committed, he did ask an important question. Are we our brothers' keepers? Just how responsible are we for those around us? When should we protect our friends or family, and when should we let them suffer the consequences of their actions?