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August 21, 2013

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: traveler finds local transmission angels

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I was speechless. I had prayed it would be something minor, but never thought it would be nothing! Under the circumstances, it would have been very easy for them to take advantage of the situation, and of me. Of course I was very appreciative, and told them many thanks as I left.

Sure enough, I was able to complete my trip and return home with no further problems. The more I thought about it though, the more amazed I was about what had happened. I wanted to tell everyone about my “Transmission Angels.”

As a business owner myself, I know what level of service I hope to give to my customers. Greg Ducato and his staff at Phoenix Transmission Products obviously know what customer service is, too. Phoenix Transmission is a great company, with great people, and is a great ambassador for the state of Texas, and Weatherford, in particular.

Thanks again!

Steve Gremillion, Lafayette, La.

Focus on domestic problems first

Dear Editor,

What I see when I look at America is pre-fab homes, fast food, a crumbling infrastructure beyond repair and the inescapable hum of fluorescent lights.

I also see a population that still has a misguided sense of “manifest destiny” embedded in their psyche that I believe stems from a twisted and perverse type of bloodlust few are willing to acknowledge exists within them. So maybe I’m wrong here but maybe, just maybe, we should be focusing on our own problems here at home rather than trying to force feed our way of life down the throats of people on the other side of the world.

If we want any sort of future for our grandchildren’s children, we need to fix things here at home. Not elsewhere in the world.

Jesse Caulder, Weatherford

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