As I read the article “Hundreds call on city to remove monument,” it was hard for me to comprehend the thought of removing a war memorial that honors young men who died for a cause that they believed in and fought bravely for. It also recalled a very famous quote by former Israeli prime minister Golda Meir that we all could learn from — “One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.”

Diane Vaughn

Brunswick

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