Letters: May 8, 2000

Elian and His Dad

The bottom line is that young Elian Gonzalez comes from a family in Cuba, a country with a government the U.S. doesn't approve of [NATION, April 17]. But why does that give Americans the right to tell his father that we know what is best for Elian? We are turning Elian's life into a three-ring circus. His relatives in Miami are being treated like heroes when in reality they are being used in the same way they are using Elian. They have their own agenda, and it doesn't include Elian's best interests. The time has come to...

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