Letters, Jan. 14, 1974

Conversations By and About Kids

Sir / In "A Child's Christmas in America" [Dec. 24], you stated your information. Now I'll state mine. I'm 14, in ninth grade and president of our junior high. These are some of the conversations I hear: "Why should we do good? Just as long as we got money, we got power, and in this society that's what counts." "The way I figure it, you're born in an offbeat society or the rat-race one. If you want to follow the rat race, you've got to get ahead of the fools...

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