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Prove me wrong

To the Editor:

I have worked alongside African-Americans, Hispanics and gay people for many years in a professional environment.

I’ve skied, drank and had caviar dinners with them. They are among the finest people I’ve known.

I say this to show I’m not biased in this post. Here’s my problem: how can members of the black community call foul about the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman verdict?

They don’t have access to the testimony, so isn’t it possible that there was a reasonable doubt that Zimmerman shot in self-defense?

But here’s the more important question: what would the black community do if Zimmerman were black and Martin were Hispanic? My guess? Nothing.

So sad. Please prove me wrong.

Ron Hansen

Wonder Lake

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