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December 29, 2013

PUBLIC FORUM: Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013

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From the Emmaus Mission Center, a big thank you and Happy Holidays to all those who helped to make this blessing possible!

Mary Beth Burkhart

Logansport

Nonprofit was the only one who would help

I’m one of those mentally ill people that the United Way doesn’t want to fund. I don’t get it. I have spent lots of time down at the Mental Health Association and all I see is the two people working to help people like me. I’ve never seen anyone from the United Way down there. Do they even know all the help that is given to people like me? What are the names of the people that made that stupid decision?

I really want their numbers to ask them just what they know about what goes on at the Mental Health Association. When I couldn’t get help from anyone in this town, Mental Health Association helped me. I tried the United Way and they sent me to the Mental Health Association. What’s the deal? I must have been too dirty. They let me take a shower and gave me clean clothes.

Ronald E. Jelinek Jr.

Logansport

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