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Rodricks puts valuable context on steeple strike and city woes | READER COMMENTARY

Lighting struck the 256-foot steeple of an historic church in East Baltimore in March 2020, causing a fire and collapse of the steeple. File. (Baltimore Sun staff)

I very much appreciated Dan Rodricks’ column about the church whose tower was struck by lightning (”Dan Rodricks: Seeing history in a burned and broken steeple in East Baltimore,” Jan. 17).

It was exquisitely written — perhaps one of his most lyrical and beautiful pieces. Thank you so much for printing his description of a different time and his lament at the depopulation (tying it to integration of schools as its cause) of our city.

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— Marilyn Carlisle, Baltimore

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