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Apology accepted
By Albert K. White


May 18, 2005

Mr. Robert McRoberts, apology accepted. Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and responding to it. I apologize for not editing it more than once; the final draft could have been an easier reading. I responded out of frustrations I have held to myself for a long time, it felt good to get it off my chest.

My only point is that residents of this community work together with their neighbor and allow them to share the rich resources of this land. Saxman is a unique community with an entirely different culture than Ketchikan. I am not implying one is better than the other only that both can exist and benefit each other in the future. We just have to work as a team and realize our cultural differences through communication.

On another note: In no way am I opposed to the bridge, or hold the same views as Don Hoff, or intend to hold up the bridge. I only responded based on an impression of disrespect, through lack of cultural understanding. I want to see both communities grow, and think Saxman has unfairly been left out of this opportunity.


Albert K. White
Saxman-Ketchikan, AK - USA


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