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Complaints aren’t what brought that 9-year-old girl across the finish line

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To The Daily Sun,

Kudos to Todd Welch from Tilton regarding his letter in the Laconia Daily Sun on Aug. 18. I agree with him wholeheartedly regarding people that write letters to the paper and what their topics are. Whatever you complain about is not going to be fixed, so why bother.

I try to stay away from complaining. I do have some exceptions. Meredith has a beautiful park with artisan showings except for an ice cream sign. I noticed all the other signs were removed except this one. If people cannot find this place by now, that's their fault. There is also another sign advertising a restaurant. Whether they are removed or not is another story. That horse model is beautiful. You almost want to put a saddle on him.

As we get older, we notice changes in our bodies. The other day I found out that when I try to pull the skin on my arms to get the wrinkles out it doesn't work. The elasticity has disappeared! My liver spots are almost coming together to form a tan. Chin hairs are multiplying and crows feet are going from size 2 to 14. But am I complaining? Nope. Nothing I can do about it or want to.

I earned all these by living to be in my 70s. What I will look like in my 80s will be another story. God Bless the 9-year-old girl that crossed the finish line. I hope all the complainers read that column. Have a great rest of the summer you all. It has been a wonderful so far.

Barbara J. Perry