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Jodey Dugan, San Juan Capistrano
My letter, “Please Consider another Substation Location,” which was published in the last edition of The Dispatch, was edited with a sentence removed about my neighbor dying of pancreatic cancer. He passed away on July 16, and his wife is currently fighting high-grade B Lymphoma.
Editor’s Note: In hindsight, only the names should have been edited out rather than omitting the entire sentence, as we felt that without expressed permission by the cancer victims mentioned in Jodey Dugan’s letter, the inclusion of their names would be inappropriate. For this reason, the names in this letter have also been removed.