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Government shouldn’t interfere with gender issue

December 15, 2017

At 87 years old, I grew up as an only child in a single-parent world (dad abandoned us), moving from rental room to room as was available at the time.
I went to school hungry at times, clothing never in style, sometimes leading to bullying and/or mean comments by others.

The Marine Corps entered my life at 17 years of age where I learned commitment and responsibility as a way of life. My lovely wife of 65 years is living proof of that.

I am not one to respond to everything I disagree with; however this article is so over the top I simply had to. We need teachers and instructors today with the freedom and initiative to do what they are expected to do - teach and correct as needed on the spot, in the classroom. Parents should be responsible for gender and name choices until proven incapable of same, not any government agency.

Ed Gilpin
Milton

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