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BUDGET: Remember the disabled

Letter by Ariel C. Esterbrook, Lake Tapps on April 25, 2012 at 11:47 am | 6 Comments »
April 25, 2012 11:47 am

Re: “Governor’s pen strokes launch $1 billion in public works projects” (TNT, 4-24).

Gov. Chris Gregoire made the right decision by including the Rainier School (a facility for individuals with developmental disabilities) in the recent capital budget.

Rainier School was opened in 1939 as the only such facility in Western Washington and has since expanded to a population of 370 adults. Without the contributed money, the Rainier School would likely close. As Mother Teresa, once said, caring for others should be a top priority because loving others is the best way to make a difference in the world.

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