Posts made in February, 2013

A letter to President Obama

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Note: this letter was submitted by Gabriel Dunsmith, a POWER member, in response to a call from the local newspaper to write letters to President Obama about issues of concern prior to his visit to South Asheville on February 13, 2013. Dear President Obama, South Asheville is suffering. I know because I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at age 11. I underwent intensive surgery and years of radiation treatment to rid the cancer from my neck tissue, my lymph nodes, and my lungs. At the time of my diagnosis, my family and I knew little of the shuttered CTS of Asheville plant a mile from our...

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