Archive for Thursday, July 26, 2001

Letter to the editor

July 26, 2001

This in a response to a letter to the editor published Thursday, July 12, 2001 about banning fireworks in Eudora.

I have lived here in Eudora for seven years. Granted, I'm only 14, but I believe I'm still entitled to an opinion.

The guy that wrote that letter must live on Peach or Tallgrass-somewhere in the "better" houses.

Eudora is, as I am, very patriotic. If you don't like fireworks, then stay at home with your garden hose and anger. That's your problem.

But, just because you are so anti-independence and anti-fireworks, don't take away our joy.

I work at Eudora Nursing Center and I have talked to men who were in wars. Fireworks on Independence Day is something they always look forward to.

I only have one more thing to say before I close this letter.

What kind of country would we be if we couldn't celebrate our own independence? Not a very independent one. Think about it.

Chelsea M. Johnstone,


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