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Dear editor:

Ben Joravsky's profile of Miriam Santos [July 14] concludes with her leaving a Humboldt Park school after making a commencement speech. Joravsky states that while Santos is "in the limo; windows up, AC blasting, heading for a private lunch downtown with bankers," the children have to walk home to their tenements. Joravsky makes a good point. What business does a city treasurer have in meeting with bankers, especially when there are poor people in the city? From now on, I'm voting for the candidate who walks from appointment to appointment.

Christopher Grote

Oak Park

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