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One Cop’s Opinion

To the editors: As an Oak Park police officer, I feel obliged to respond, with my individual opinion, to your front-page article of November 27 [“Two Cops Who Broke the Code“]. The article concerns a nonstory which will remain a nonstory unless allegations are borne out by facts. Since the initiation of this investigation in […]

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Gay Laughter

To the editors: Achy Obejas’s latest review, “Reading: Little Wimmin” [November 6], allows Achy, and not Armistead Maupin, to increase misunderstandings between the gay male and lesbian community. Achy continues to drop her proverbial “gauntlet” on the gay male community whenever she has the chance. Achy’s view of the world is limited by her desperately […]

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Robbed of Childhood

To the editors: I read Rose Marion’s article “First Person: Just Say No?” [August 7] with a sense of familiar horror. I too grew up in a dysfunctional family with a grandiose, alcoholic father and a cooperating, depressed mother. I too am aware from painful personal experience of the hypocritical American blind eye toward the […]