As a young child in the ’50s, growing up in small town America, I was known as the curly, red-headed “Lee Lee.” I had three siblings and a dog. Dad was a hard-working welder who enjoyed gardening and building things. Mom was a housewife, who at one time organized Little League Baseball in Highland Springs (she was the first coach of the Phillies!).
My parents’ examples taught me what it means to be creative, compassionate and responsible. I am a part of Mathews Citizens for the Common Good because I couldn’t just sit back and watch. I had to do my best to help our community flourish. After all, Mathews is known as the “Pearl of the Chesapeake.” Let’s keep it that way.
Please join me in this effort.
Leigh RamosPort Haywood, Va.
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