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e chief benefit of the study of history is to break down the illusion that people in one period of time are significantly different from people who lived at any other time in history.
The following appeared in a letter to the editor of the Clearview newspaper.
In the next mayoral election, residents of Clearview should vote for Ann Green, who is a member of the Good Earth coalition, rather than for Frank Braun, a member of the Clearview town council, because the current members are not protecting our environment. For example, during the past year the member of factories in Clearview has doubled, air pollution leves have increased, and the local hospital has treated 25 percent more patients with respiratory illnesses. If we elect Ann Green, the environmental problems in Clearview will certainly be solved.