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Site of Contention

knoy.qxd To the editor, Ms. Lydersen’s article “Living Room or Work Space” [November 20] about community controversy surrounding the development of the Wilson Yard site is inaccurate in many respects. The Organization of the NorthEast (ONE) has not taken a position for affordable housing on the site nor have we taken a position against the […]

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Safe Havens

toma.qxd To Alison True: It is with strong ambivalence that I write this to you. I applaud and thank you for running the lead story, “In With the Out Crowd,” in the December 11 issue of the Reader. Having worked with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) youth for over five years, I know that […]

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Background Check

herwitt.qxd Dear editors: I read the article about Nelson Algren in the issue of November 20 with interest. I question the statement that he “was the son of a poor Swedish father and a stern German-Jewish mother.” My source for every statement that I make about Algren is my late father, who attended Roosevelt High […]