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Observing the situation in Iraq

The author of the article Why Are You Doing This to Us? Feb. 10, deserves the world's gratitude for her brave attempt to enlighten our nation on the effects of the Gulf war.

This article brings home to the reader, through the descriptions of the author's tour through Baghdad and Karabala, the devastation and suffering of the people in these areas a year later and their unanswerable lament: "Why?" Mary Burg Whitcomb, Somerset, Calif.

Letters are welcome. Only a selection can be published, subject to condensation, and none acknowledged. Please address them to "Readers Write," One Norway St., Boston, MA 02115.

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