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Design seminar: The horror

Dear Editor:With horror I read “Design summit focuses on South Bronx, New Orleans” (Aspen Times, June 29). To think the fruit cakes assembled at this year’s Aspen International Design Conference would fathom sticking their noses into “The Bronx” (it is always The Bronx; study New York State History like I had to in junior high school in The Bronx).If this Majora Carter is such a “Bronx activist” and is well-heeled enough to use her credit cards to slum in the lofty heights of Aspen, she would not have been surprised by a “state-sponsored proposal to build a prison on the site” of her dreamed utopia.Did Ms. Carter assure her fellow conferees that she lives right in the middle of the “pervasive poverty … well-documented and publicized” about the “The South Bronx?” She must be impoverished herself to be “The Joan of Arc of The Bronx”.I am certain there are still thousands of people living all over The Bronx who still know and recognize The Veazy Family. I can guarantee it is more than they know and recognize Ms. Carter and her Sustainable South Bronx idea. Much more. Ms. Carter, did you give them a good show in Aspen so sugar plum fairies will dance in your head as you visit your friends at The Bronx Zoo?Emzy Veazy III, Esq.Burbank/Aspen


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