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11/08/2017

Writing letters does bring results

The Editor: I am catching up with my past issues of Prairie Messenger.

In the Oct. 4 issue, Caitlin Ward wrote about Solidarity. She wondered whether our meagre attempts to support social justice causes made a difference.

I can assure her that they do. The letter-writing campaign which Amnesty International heads up every December has resulted in prisoners being released sometimes after years in captivity. It speaks to the power of the pen.

Even those computer clicks which add up do cause change. Small though these actions be, they do yield positive results. — Mary Ertel, Kitchener, Ont.