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Karen Beltran letter: We tend to pick only 'best' fruits

When we go grocery shopping we look for the best fruits and veggies, pick the ones without a blemish or bad spot. If we do, it goes back in the bunch and we pick out a better one.

When we go grocery shopping we look for the best fruits and veggies, pick the ones without a blemish or bad spot. If we do, it goes back in the bunch and we pick out a better one.

Aren't we the same with the people we meet? If we see someone that looks different, we try to ignore him or her and hope they don't notice us. We see a lady that isn't very pretty or dressed nice and think she's no good, so walk the other way; or a little kid who has dirty clothes on.

Instead of being kind, we treat people like bad fruit and veggies. If we don't think they are worth our time we walk past them, if they are pretty and dressed nice we go out of our way to visit with them.

What's wrong with this picture?

Karen Beltran

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