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There is one aspect of the Statue of Liberty's closing...

July 27, 1986

There is one aspect of the Statue of Liberty's closing ceremonies that was unfair and must not be overlooked. Is it not true that there are 50 states in the United States of America? Why, then, were both Alaska and Hawaii omitted in the formation of the U.S.? Don't these states deserve to be recognized and included as a part of America?

Beth Griebe, San Marino

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