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Letter: Parade inappropriate

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I would like to comment on the recent little mini parade through town for the RFHS gymnastics team.

I am completely disgusted that our community would have a parade for high school state champs but not for our troops.

Don't get me wrong, I am proud of our girls for winning, but I am more proud of our men and women over there fighting for their lives and our freedom. The only welcome home anything that the community had was a few welcome home signs on a couple of local companies.

The first time that they came home they got pulled through town on a wagon with a truck, but some gymnasts get to go through town on a fire truck. The second time our troops came home they got nothing.

I think the community needs to get their priorities straight.

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