Compassion needed

07/18/2014 5:54 PM

07/18/2014 5:56 PM

I am appalled by the outpouring of uncompassionate sentiment from Americans for the immigrant children fleeing Central America.

This is a nation that was founded by immigrants from England.

This is a nation that is comprised of citizens whose ancestors emigrated from many countries to seek a better life. (My own ancestors came from Ireland, Germany, England and Poland.)

As American citizens we need to demonstrate compassion toward these individuals, no matter what our political beliefs are.

I appreciate Bob Ray Sanders and Bud Kennedy for using their columns to help us to understand this situation and to encourage compassion.

— Judy Winaski, Fort Worth

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