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Homestead Parade issues

To the Editor,

I think we had a wonderful Homestead parade. But there were two serious issues.

The junior football team was allowed to be on such a high semi bed, where they were not controlled and not made to stay seated. One could easily have fallen off the bed and been seriously hurt or killed. This needs to be addressed. Lots of people I talked to said this is a serious issue.

Then this guy with a black western hat, long black coat and two toy pistols came up to people in the parade and acted like he was going to shoot them. He should have never been allowed in the parade at all. There is too much killing. Look at the last couple of days, Sunday and Monday. What are we teaching kids if he does this? It made me ill to see him do this. This should be banned from any future parades.

I hope both issues are addressed for future Homestead parades.

Patty Meronek



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