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Knoxville, TN | Veterans protest playground construction next to memorial

There are 3 comments on the www.wbir.com story from Feb 6, 2009, titled Knoxville, TN | Veterans protest playground construction next to memorial. In it, www.wbir.com reports that:

The newly built East Tennessee Veterans Memorial may soon have a neighbor that many veterans view as inappropriate.

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Earl Keese

“global warming is a hoax”

Since: Apr 08

knoxville

#1 Feb 9, 2009
question.
is there really a true need for a kids playground in that area ??

and i think we've all seen what these playgrounds actually transform into once the sun goes down, or the novelty of a new play area wears off.
60 gunner

United States

#2 Feb 9, 2009
When i pay my respects to someone,the last thing i want to be around are a bunch of kids screaming and hollerin.For me that has always been more of a time for a moment of silence and respect.That's just me.
guy 1001

Columbia, SC

#3 Nov 1, 2009
oddly enough, i don't think a playground needs to be in that area. I agree with 60 gunner, its hard to pay respects when kids are playing, could they possibly find another spot? i am sure knoxville has plenty of others spots that would be better in choice.

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