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Letter: Martin Luther King Day sales disgraceful
First Published Jan 19 2014 10:47 pm • Last Updated Jan 21 2014 10:08 am

Last night on TV, RC Willey aired an ad about its upcoming "Dr. Martin Luther King Day Sale." I think this is a disgrace.

It’s bad enough that Memorial Day has turned from a day to remember our fallen service members, to little more than a sale day. Now one of the great figures of our time has become a victim of the same commercialization.

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Dr. King should be remembered for his struggle to promote unity, peace and understanding, not to sell dishwashers and dining room furniture.

What’s next, a "9/11 Day Sale"?

Louise Sedlevicius


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