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Ask a Mexican, Gustavo Arellano



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In the May 31 Letters column, prison inmate Michael Brodsky asked Gustavo — aka Ask a Mexican — why he won't answer the questions "no self-respecting Mexican would shy away from." Well, I have a solution for Brodsky. Why doesn't he just ask another Mexican inmate whatever he wants to know?

There are plenty of Mexican prisoners in Colorado. I know, because I'm one of them.
Frank Lontine
Cañon City

According to her letter about Ask a Mexican, Laurel Miller thinks that someone with the name Gallegos should be pro-illegal immigration. Guess what? Then someone with the name Miller should be against it! Prejudice works both ways! For Miller's information, American citizens of Hispanic descent are not of a monolithic thought. Moreover, anybody who thinks that someone should seek a better life at the expense of others is not logical.
Haydee Pavia
Laguna Woods, California

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