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Marilyn Monroe’s X-rays were recently auctioned off. Were these X-rays “owned” by her doctor, agent or some corporation? Next time you go to the doctor make sure that you read the fine print of all those papers you have to sign. You may be signing away your rights to your X-rays, medical photographs or even your DNA.
As I understand it, Marilyn Monroe’s autopsy photographs “diasappeared” not long after they were taken. I wonder if they will be auctioned off. Some things shouldn’t be for sale.
Chuck Mann, Greensboro
HARDISTER THANKS Thanks to all of the people who supported my efforts to win the Republican nomination to run for State House District 57. There is no question that I could not have won the primary election without generous support from friends, family, and volunteers. Our team is very excited about our victory in the primary and we are looking forward to the election in November.
I would also like to extend a special thanks to each and every person who voted for me on May 4. For those of you who didn’t vote for me, I hope that I’ll be able to earn your vote in the future.
Thanks again to everyone who has gone out of their way to support my campaign. It truly is an honor to have won the nomination to run on the Republican ticket this November. Best wishes and I hope to see you on the campaign trail!
Jon Hardister, Greensboro
CHIEF CONCERNS Dear editor, When the new police chief is officially hired, his or her hiring should be because of qualifications and not race like the last several chiefs. It is imperative considering former Chief Wray had the unfortunate bias against him from some of the racist black community. In truth, I would like to see Wray as chief; as we all know, he was a victim of a smear campaign by a group who had a vendetta against him. I realize his tenure has come and gone now, but many who still feel the he deserves an apology from the city and his unpaid legal bills paid as this situation has dragged on for long enough.
He ran one of the top departments in the nation of its size. He has gotten no credit from any of his subordinates. Some have supported him throughout this episode while others have chosen to choose sides and do every thing they could to undermine his authority.
They have caused this wonderful city enough strife over these many years and should be ashamed of themselves. You know who you are. You are the same people who could care less about serving the citizens of Greensboro as much as you are concerned with your own selfishness and greed. It is time to crack down of some of these corrupt officers and bring them to justice. I realize they will use the race card because they have done previously as it’s their typical way of doing things to get what they want without earning it.
When the new chief is finally selected, I hope he will be able to restore some credibility back into the Greensboro Police Department because the citizens deserve no less from the department they depend on to protect them in their everyday lives.
Sincerely, Steven M. Shelton, Greensboro