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April 23, 2012

Street Talk: April 23, 2012

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What does Earth Day mean to you?

"Just to respect the Earth and not be wasteful."

-- Shawn Ritter, Cooperstown, contractor

"I think it means to preserve the environment for people who come after you."

-- Bernice Christian, Guilford, retired

"It's just a day to do something nice for the environment."

-- Lawrence Erickson, Bainbridge, retail

"It's usually a day where they get kids to do something like plant a tree or make sure they recycle."

-- Brian McGill, Oneonta, student

"I didn't know that it was Earth Day, but I'm sure the people who do make sure they are kind to the Earth."

-- Randy Patton, Delhi, student

"It means to help the planet. When I was young, I used to plant a tree every Earth Day."

-- Carmen Parrish, Oneonta, Image consultant