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October 15, 2012

CONFER: Cut school sports -- for philosophical reasons

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — So, while impending cuts – which have been a long time coming - may seem depressing and daunting to young athletes and their parents, other families suffer the same financing issues with their interests and they seem to adjust accordingly and admirably…and it’s likely they savor their hobbies more for the investments they make in them. That’s the premise that America was founded on – happiness was meant to be pursued, not given to us, and we (both young and old) are better off for that pursuit.

Bob Confer is a Gasport resident and vice president of Confer Plastics Inc. in North Tonawanda. Email him at bobconfer@juno.com.

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