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To the Editor: I would like to express my profound gratitude to the veterans of the VFW for inviting me to join them at their meal last Thursday night. I was honored and humbled to be allowed to be in their presence. Since I grew

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To the Editor: For what it is worth: I buy my own gas, groceries, fast food, car repair, pay my bills, etc. faithfully. Pardon me, but I don't feel responsible for paying my present $24 a year plus another $12 to have someone's

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