Canada's Olympians win respect, admiration
Regarding Carmi Levy's column, Olympic victories go beyond medals (Aug. 26):
I was incensed with the negative reporting on the Olympic athletes who had problems on the field at Athens. All of these athletes deserve praise for their trials as well as wins. Also, being chosen for such honourable games is a badge of honour to be respected by us all.
Levi's (sic) article was commendable and truly gave the respect and admiration due to those athletes. Whether they win or lose, in my book they have already won.
Thank you, Team Canada, and all athletes who participate in the Olympic Games at Athens.
Saturday, August 28, 2004
Letters Keep Pouring In
Maybe it isn't a torrent, but this morning's Free Press includes another letter in response to this week's column. London's Betty Howard has become my new best friend (with apologies to my existing cadre of best friends...though maybe you should write letters, too.) Here's what she wrote: