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By Patty Householder

We need real heroes today

Letter to the Editor


To the Editor:

My daughter and her handicapped son went to the movies in The Dalles a couple of weeksw ago. While trying to get her son out of his wheelchair and into a seat, her son’s foot got stuck under the chair, and he passed out. From the sound of it, my daughter had quite a struggle lifting her 16-year-old off the floor and into a seat. The lights had not been turned off yet, so this couldn’t possibly have gone unnoticed by others in the theater.

It is really discouraging to think that our society has become so self-centered that the adults don’t even step in to help when they see a need. I realize not everyone is comfortable dealing with special needs, but it is still discon...

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