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Reader feedback: LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I am pleased that The Slovak Spectator has not chosen to sweep the subject of domestic violence under the carpet. Obviously the violence can be on both sides, from men or women. Don't let that detract from attempting to deal with the problem. All victims deserve the opportunity of effective, sympathetic and unbiased assistance of a professional nature.

David,
London, UK

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