I totally agree with Christine Comfort's letter (Return the SSSSS to its roots, March 2, 2004).
The benefits of this festival (if there are any) are far out-numbered by the disadvantages the residents are dealing with. I've lived here basically all my life and have to say that I'm embarrassed to admit it when people make comments about the SSSSS and the type of crowds it attracts.
Families and people who really want to come here and enjoy themselves are getting fewer in number each year. We all know what the main attraction is and it's nothing to brag about. Either bring it back to its roots or please just forget it!!
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