In memory of Merrick
September 23, 2006
Page A9

Weeks ago after reading the story of Merrick, the yellow Labrador retriever who was starved to death by his owner, I wrote a letter to the editor to express the frustration and anger I felt against his owner. In my letter, that went unpublished, I spewed ugly expletives and gave my opinion of what real justice would be for the owner who committed such a heinous crime. I must admit it was a letter full of negative energy except for the ending. My closing statement asked that anyone who felt...