Letter from Vera Washington

Dear Ron Haulman,

The completed plaques for the Jonestown victims are due to be unveiled on May 29, 2011. I cannot find words to express to you what this means to my family and so many others that lost members of their families in Guyana. Thirty two years without a significant memorial is difficult to imagine. These plaques will finally bring a sense of respect and a decent ending to a horrific tragedy. I lost a niece and a sister in law in that South American jungle and can never forget how the event left a gaping whole in our family. We can acknowledge the efforts of Ms. Norwood and respect her views. However, the whole community of survivors need a peaceful and harmonious tribute to our friends and love ones who lost their lives. Thank you for your help.

Sincerely,
Vera Washington

 

Originally posted on July 25th, 2013.

Last modified on December 9th, 2013.
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