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Published: Monday, December 10, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
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World ending? I don't think so

Since there is so much hype surrounding the supposed end of the world in a few weeks (according to the Mayan calendar) I offer this opinion: I'll see everyone in 2013.
Not one human being on this planet can say it will happen or not, but the one thing I can control is my optimism that the world will not end. There are far too many good things in life for me to even think that it could all be over soon. I refuse to think that way, and anytime someone tells me that the end is near, I respond with positive thoughts, and always say that I look forward to seeing the year 2013.
Jeff Swanson
Everett
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