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War worth fighting

[With the anniversary of D-Day] I find that I am still in a quandary as to how to show my appreciation to the veterans of WWII who selflessly fought, many dying, to preserve the freedom so many of us enjoy.

This year you will not find a flag in my window or in my yard, as I am adamantly apposed to our present engagement in Iraq, a war that I believe is being fought in order to control the Middle East and its oil. Those of “the greatest generation” who sacrificed so much during WWII may not see or here a grand display of appreciation as we celebrate this 60th anniversary of the D-Day, but there are many who are silently thanking you. How very different this world and our lives would be had you not fought in a war worth fighting for.

Sally Bartindale

Grass Valley

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