My View On Hate Offered Good Advice

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Richard Haddad's "My View" regarding hate destruction in your paper's issue of Friday, Aug. 13, was excellent. Written well, concise, to the point, and thought-provoking, it made me apply the message to myself. Am I too old to learn? No, I am not too aged or "set in my ways."


Cooking, I snatched a utensil with irritation and exclaimed to myself loudly, "I hate this contraption."


I stopped. It made me look and listen to myself. I, too, often and clearly use that word. When I faced this fact, it lightened my mood, and I laughed.


I have cut out your words. When my granddaughter, 16, from Phoenix comes to visit me, I shall give her this article.


"Hate" could be listed with other, ugly four-letter words which we circumvent.

Thank you for your fine words.

Marguerite Noble
Payson

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