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Joann and Dave Brandenburg letter: Wal-Mart fan does not live in our shoes

This is in response to the Nov. 6 letter about Wal-Mart from Karl Jensen. He does not live in our shoes. We are residents of Frontier and live directly across the road from the proposed Wal-Mart. We built our home over 28 years ago and love livin...

This is in response to the Nov. 6 letter about Wal-Mart from Karl Jensen. He does not live in our shoes.

We are residents of Frontier and live directly across the road from the proposed Wal-Mart. We built our home over 28 years ago and love living in this friendly residential area.

There are other areas where this Wal-Mart store could be built - in an open area, not in the middle of an established residential area. As Jensen mentioned, the 13th Avenue store was built in an open area, and then homes and apartments were built. It was their choice to build near a big box retailer. This is not our choice.

A 24-hour business, with a lot of semi traffic, does not belong in the center of a residential area.

We do not want to stop growth for the city of Fargo. We are just asking that it be placed in a commercial area, not a family-oriented neighborhood.

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Lastly, does Jensen live across from a Wal-Mart SuperCenter? If not, please do not judge us.

Joann and Dave Brandenburg

Frontier, N.D.

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