Keep threats in perspective

It is puzzling that we fear the potential threat of contracting and dying from Ebola more than the actual threat of dying as the result of gun fire.

In a nearby school cafeteria three young teens have died and three are critically injured. In Texas one person has died from Ebola. Every day in this country numerous children and adults are killed by guns.

I strongly urge, as a nation, that we must reassess our fears and priorities.

Sharon Hopkins Lanning

Everett

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