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Letters: Earth Day; State police barrack; Food labeling

Letters: Earth Day; State police barrack; Food labeling

Earth Day My generation had the pill, the Vietnam War, the Kent State shooting, civil rights and Woodstock to deal with, all at once. As youth, we had energy and passion. Now, 45 years later, some of these issues have become faded memories. But looking back, there was one event that my generation started that has lasted. That event is Earth Day. The original Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. As young students we could see that our society was destroying our planet and that if we did not try to do something, nothing would be left. Students organized and Earth Day was born. It was a day to focus on our environment. Our classes were replaced by special programs relating to...

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