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Your Views: Evans made a mistake but was crucified by UGA, media
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I am writing to say "bravo" to Steve Siebold for his view on Damon Evans. I was horrified at the way this man was crucified in the press and obviously by the university as well.

I moved to Georgia from South Florida about four years ago and have loved living here. People seem so nice, friendly and generally kind-hearted, but the way this man was treated was despicable.

Granted, what he did and the appearance of what he might have been doing was a very poor example for everyone, especially the kids whom he led. But forgiveness and giving him another chance might have done more for him and those kids than what was done. For goodness sake, Bill Clinton did far worse yet remained a leader and has continued to make wonderful contributions to the world.

Everyone makes mistakes and lapses in judgment, and we all need a break at least the first time around. I think there is a verse in the Bible that says "Let him who is who is without sin cast the first stone." Must be a lot of "sinless" people in these parts.

Patsy L. Anders
Flowery Branch

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