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Letter: Proof of WIC support

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

We are writing this letter in response to Mr. Ted Williams (“Supervisors justified in holding the line,” Readers Write, May 22. My name is Angelo Letizia and I am a U.S. history teacher at Gloucester High School, and I am writing along with Brian McGovern, also a U.S. history teacher at GHS and president of the Gloucester Education Association. At the March 27 Gloucester Board of Supervisors’ meeting, I stated that my family qualifies for the WIC program, which Mr. McGovern reiterated in his last letter to the editor. Mr. Williams wanted proof of this fact, which can be found at the Virginia Department of Health website. Here is the address: There are five members of my household, including myself. Two of those members are under the age of five and one is three months old. We fall well below the income threshold which is $51,687. What is the debate? We DO NOT take the benefit which we quali...

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