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Letter: ‘Fame’ should stay because of its history

Maybe “Fame” was erected for all the wrong reasons back in 1909, but that was over 100 years ago and times have changed. Progress has been made.

I know we are not out of the woods, but I just can’t believe most blacks and whites when looking at “Fame” feel offended, sickened or long for the good ol’ days.

“Fame” is not a celebration. She is not a call for the return of segregation, discrimination or slavery. She is a symbol of a part of our history, good or bad. She is a reminder of where we’ve been, where we are and where we need to go.

“Fame” should stay right where she is.

— Allan Gillmour

Salisbury

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