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Letter on birthdays correct on how we ignore true heroes
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Kudos to Fred Chitwood for having the courage to write about honoring someone of questionable background with a national holiday while virtually ignoring the birthday of a great American military leader. And congratulations to The Times for having the guts to run his letter.

One thing needs to be added, though: Why are we deifying a womanizing socialist while truly great people like George Washington and the leaders who saw us through two world wars are lumped together on Presidents Day?

Michelle Crawford
Gainesville

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