Letters to the Editor

Taggers: Make your parents proud

To the person or persons who scribbled (tagged) on the black glass at the corner of Coffee and Orangeburg: I'm sure your mommy and daddy are proud of you. If you want to express yourself, show a little class and repaint buildings that need attention. Go write on your walls at your home. Do the words "respect" or "honor" mean anything to you? Perhaps it was your upbringing, maybe your environment. Whatever the reason, defacing or vandalizing someone's property is just plain wrong. Use that energy for useful things. Help an elderly or disabled person paint or clean up; put your energy into good, not bad. If you're in a gang, get out. Do the right thing. If you don't, you will end up in jail or prison.

DAVID M. NEWSOME

Modesto

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