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07-16-2006, 09:50 AM
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Originally Posted by BrooklynRangerFan View Post
I have VERY mixed feelings about the whole ground zero thing. If you went and were moved, I can appreciate that... but as a life-long NYer, I am not happy with the way visitors typically experience that part of town. It makes me kind of angry that people push you towards it (like George Steinbrenner mandating when I have to feel patriotic by playing "America the Beautiful" during the 7th inning stretch at every Yankees game. I love my country, but I'll be patriotic when I am inspired to do so, thank you very much.) And the fact that there are vendors there selling tee-shirts
Interestingly, there was a sign there which encouraged visitors not to buy anything from any vendors who showed up around there, which was followed by those that I saw there.

A nice touch.

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