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READER FROM HAWAII RESPONDS

Dear Source,
We went to St Thomas looking for good things. Hawaii is spoiled by concrete Waikiki and the Hawaiians are an endangered species.
We spoke only to residents and locals. We were distressed to see our future melting away.
We have lived and worked in many countries working on aid projects and teaching. We have seen enough to ensure that we are never rude or arrogant to anyone.
The treatment we received was born out of understandable resentment at blatant inequality. Those who prefer the ostrich position are in the majority and thus things will never change.
Lois Raynor

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Dear Source,
We went to St Thomas looking for good things. Hawaii is spoiled by concrete Waikiki and the Hawaiians are an endangered species.
We spoke only to residents and locals. We were distressed to see our future melting away.
We have lived and worked in many countries working on aid projects and teaching. We have seen enough to ensure that we are never rude or arrogant to anyone.
The treatment we received was born out of understandable resentment at blatant inequality. Those who prefer the ostrich position are in the majority and thus things will never change.
Lois Raynor