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Old 07-09-2010, 04:26 PM - Thread Starter
 
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The KC Star featured an article a couple weeks back about a new breast milk depot opening at a local hospital - great! The article, however, indirectly quoted a lactation consultant as saying "Many women can't produce milk." The word 'many' irritated me, so I wrote a letter and it got published! Just thought I'd share.

http://www.kansascity.com/2010/07/07...ay-july-8.html
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Very nicely said

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Good! I read that article too when it came out and was annoyed by that statement as well. Thanks for doing what I had in my head to do!

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Well said! Brava!
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Nice job! Very cool!

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Excellent letter! It's great you got published!
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