Letters of the Day (Dec. 17): Snow removal

  • Updated: December 16, 2012 - 7:00 PM

Without snowblowers, we'd be stuck in Minnesota winters.

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I'm a junior from South Korea attending the University of Minnesota. Never have I seen the amount of snow Minnesota receives. Last weekend, as the snow fell night and day, I was afraid to go outside. But then I discovered that little bit of sidewalk cleared from the entrance of my apartment to school, and I was able to experience walking on snow. I guess some diligent snowblower operators moved the snow overnight. If there were not such people, Minnesota would be snowbound for a few days. So my thanks to the snowblowers, who make it possible for everyone to go about their daily lives, even in a heavy snowfall.

HYUNJI KIM, MINNEAPOLIS

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