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The heart of the community

Dear Editor:

Please allow me in this forum to heartily and sincerely thank Frank Peters and Daniel Delano for the decades of heartfelt Christmas tree tradition. My first visit to Aspen serendipitously created an opportunity to attend one of those tree-lightings. The cookies were made all the more delicious by the cold night air filled with children’s voices. A stranger in your midst and yet I felt at home. It was truly a moment filled with the heart of a community and the hearts of both of you. Your gift to me personally, and to all of the citizens, is most appreciated and will not be forgotten.

It cannot be coincidence that your true story was printed the same day as Grace Ferguson’s. A double reminder of the gifts we take for granted and how the heart of a child can often lead the way.

All three of you rock!

Shirley Tipton

Aspen


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