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Letter to Editor: Why do we burn money on Fourth?

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It?s that time again. Time for the adults, parents, children and pyromaniacs to light their money on fire! Personally, I?ve never been one to indulge in the spectacle of trading my money in for items to be shot up in the air and burned, but to each his own. Looking back through history, I don?t think our forefathers intended for our nation?s celebration to be celebrated by doling out cash, only then to be burned up by flying embers bursting in air. How about putting your money where it?s ?really? needed ? Disabled Vets, American Vets Association, VA Hospital, or the many, many military homeless. That?s where my money goes to celebrate the Fourth of July! Sherry Meyerhoff, Rocklin