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Abby’s readers respond to letter about the Pledge of Allegiance

Good manners are always appropriate.

Dear Abby: Standing during pledge is simply respect

DKH_02Dear Abby: “Silent Supporter, Benson, N.C.” (Aug. 26) cannot say the Pledge of Allegiance because of religious reasons.

I support his or her right not to participate. However, I disagree with “Silent’s” interpretation that standing is participating.

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