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Re: OT-equality, not reversed

In a message dated 1/28/03 5:54:54 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
kmrsy@earthlink.net writes:

> Why don't single people count?>>>>

Kitty, they do.  All people count.  All.  From a "NY bleeding heart liberal"  
Don't let anyone get you down on this issue.  Eleanor Roosevelt said, amongst 
her many worthy statements, that you are only lessened to the degree you 
allow it.  No-one should presume anything with regard to the life status of 

Upon reading the many comments, think the solutions to life's problems are 
well handled in this category.  I married and have spent 40 years spelling my 
name.  My husband will say quietly say, I have told you once and that is 
enough and you cannot get another word out of him.   Sometimes I need to 
correct a clerk somewhere on why "you people don't change your names."  I 
have a mother, aged 94, who uses her own name and always has.  If you expect 
dignity to be afforded to you from society, you extend dignity to your fellow 

Funnily, I was raised in a city with such a mixture of people and a wide 
general acceptance of lifestyle that the shock only came upon moving to a 
rural area of New York and finding "country people" much more conservative.  
This attitude is diminishing to the individual and once in while makes you a 
pariah in your own town.  In what is not a small way, it does demonstrate a 
wide division in social attitude in this country.  It is shame that in this 
new century in the US, women are still struggling for an equal place at the 

Claire Peplowski
NYS z4

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