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Individual respect is deserved

RE: “Stroll, interrupted” [News, Jun. 12]:

I don’t like the tactics of 17-year-old Rio Daims, who kept heifers waiting on hot pavement during last weekend’s parade “die-in.”

But what is her father, who isn’t quoted and whose decade-old activism is unrelated, doing in your story?

Sometime last century, newspapers started covering women in the news without mentioning their husbands.

Will today’s child activists get that much respect?

Tristan Roberts

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Originally published in The Commons issue #515 (Wednesday, June 19, 2019). This story appeared on page D3.

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