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Sound Off, Nov. 28

Published 8:31pm Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Sound Off highlights anonymous, brief takes on the news offered via telephone by Daily News readers.

 

Coach Sawyer has been my son’s coach for four years. He has taught him to win and lose with integrity.  He has taught him to play with his heart. He has taught him that a team is a family to be valued and protected. He has taught him to have pride in his school and himself. That’s enough. If a grammatical error is this coach’s worst mistake, I’ll take that as my son’s role model any day.

 

Your Sunday paper may be your best Sunday paper in quite a while. You actually had news stories. … That’s a front page. Your Sunday paper,  I am going to give an A. You are actually putting out a good paper. As a longtime reader, I thank you.

 

Beautiful — the wreaths on the light poles on Stewart Parkway. More beautiful — the wreaths on the old bridge coming from Chocowinity to town. A suggestion: put white lights on the small trees along the waterfront. The lights on Stewart Parkway on Saturday night were only half lit up. What’s up with this?

 

Bartow Houston: thank you for that nice column on Clyde Harding.

 

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