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Letter to the Editor: Some lessons are outside the classroom
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From Sarah Kyrie Argyle To the editor: As I reflect upon the 15 year anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq this month, I remember the many afternoons I skipped during my senior year of high school to stand on the corner with our local Pax Christi group in opposition to the "shock-and-awe" military strategy. My parents, fortunately, were supportive of my endeavors but my high school was not and these absences were considered unexcused truancies of which I served many detentions. When I read in the Monroe Times that some school administrators opposed the March 15th high school walk-out to bring awareness to school gun-violence, I was saddened.