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By Terri Miller
Staff Writer 

Letter to Class of 1985 to Right a Hurtful Wrong


Last updated 1/10/2021 at 11:24am

LWHS Class of 1985

In 2016, I was compelled by something deep inside me to right a wrong. The wrong, I felt, was how I had been treating other people my entire life. At the time, Lake Wales News, print newspaper, was still in operation and I thought I would write a letter and submit the letter to the editorial department in hopes it would get published. I had never sent a letter to a newspaper before, but I had a heavy heart and I wanted to apologize.

I was raised in the same town I live in even to this day. Our population growing up consisted of white, black (African American), Hispanic (mostly migrant worke...

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