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Letter to the editor: Immigrants made this country


Last updated 3/25/2020 at 12:59pm

I can’t get the March 18th letter from Lisa McBroom out of my mind. How snobbish can we in Mukilteo possibly be?!  I’m reminded of Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” and a song in it called “Ya Got Trouble (Right here in River City).” 

Refugees, a group worried about in McBroom’s letter, and immigrants made this country! My grandparents were salt-of-the-earth emigrants from Norway who farmed on the Great Plains, fought in World War I, endured the Spanish flu and the Depression, and never gave up! 

Just because people make less money than I do doesn’t make me better! Ove...

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