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Ship 'em, don't throw 'em

It is a pitiful scene when young men hurl tomatoes at each other in the name of an ancient village ritual, especially 130 tons of it, as in the photo, ``Splat! It's Vegetable Warfare,'' Aug. 30.

Couldn't they send at least some of it to Somalia? Such wasteful displays are out of place in a world that is facing more hunger and that is concerned about its environment. Raj K. Rajamani, Salt Lake City

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