Missed a moving experience

Published 3:07 pm Friday, July 3, 2009

Everyone who was involved in planning and participating in the wonderful patriotic program at the Coliseum is to be commended.

Coming from a much larger city, I am so impressed that a small town, like Bainbridge, has so much talent and willing participants.

The attendance showed the patriotism of the citizens of Bainbridge and Decatur County.

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The only disappointment—I understand that special seats were reserved and invitations extended to our city and county officials and all but a few of these seats were empty.

You would think these officials would be the most upstanding and patriotic citizens and would surely make a big effort to be a part of this Fourth of July memorial event.

They missed a moving experience.

God Bless America!Sandy BowersBainbridge, Ga.