Letters: Jul. 31, 2000

Life on the Mississippi

"I'm really wishing I could watch the muddy brown water of the 'mighty Miss' wash over my toes again." PAM STOLTZFUS Burbank, Calif.

"M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I. How many times can you spell it before the car gets to the other side of the bridge [THE PULSE OF AMERICA, July 10]? Oh, the memories for those of us lucky enough to grow up near her banks! My own Tom and Huck built their secret fort near a bend in the "mighty Miss," and I could only feign mild consternation when stories of stashed cigars and stolen Playboys were finally confessed....

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