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“We can make this a great place again.”

Posted May 11, 2011 at 5:00 am

May 11, 2011

(Editor’s Note: We thought Northeast resident Brett Mach made excellent points in his letter to the editor and upgraded his status to our guest columnist of the week. Mach recently graduated from William Jewell with a degree in Humanities.)

Although I hate to bring up old news, I have just got around to reading The Pitch’s 4/24 feature on the tragic death of the Northeast’s own Yuri Ives. Accurate or not, it is a thought provoking profile that underlines many things we can learn from our late neighbor.

With all respect for Ives’s memory, it’s clear to me that most of the lessons to be learned are from his mistakes.

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