To the Advertiser-Gleam:

Is the forced wearing of masks truly necessary for everyone and every situation? I believe not and I no longer wear one except for doctors'

visits because you can't go in without one.

As someone in my 80's, I have already exceeded my average male lifespan and am exceedingly grateful for awaking in the morning. In addition, everyone I know at my age and even younger already has a shortness of breath and wearing a mask doesn't help. If a business requires the wearing, so be it, and I avoid going in to shop.

Also, I understand that even when you take the vaccine it is necessary to continue mask use. WHY? If it renders you immune then, you can no longer contact the disease and, ipso facto, cannot spread it.

I am starting to believe it for one reason only, CONTROL. Shades of "1984." I don't intend to disapprove of anyone who chooses to wear one, but merely my personal opinion.

Thank you,

Terry Saulsbury

Guntersville, AL 35976

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