LETTERS: A lesson for all retailers

Editor: Re: This can’t be the price of security, Dec. 7 letters.

Editor:

Re: This can’t be the price of security, Dec. 7 letters.

I have never written to Peace Arch News before but read it faithfully.

However, after reading about Shoshana Litvack’s story – and with all the hatred in the world – I felt compelled to say something on her behalf.

I had the honour of meeting Shoshana in person some months ago when she came into the ladies boutique where I am working, to buy an evening gown for a special occasion. I found her to be very funny, engaging and very beautiful, especially when she modelled, and later bought, the red evening gown.

(Shoshana, I sincerely hope you were the belle of the ball).

I was horrified that Shoshana has experienced such dreadful abuse, but unfortunately it is quite common in the retail business.

I, too, have been treated in a distasteful manner, and it boggles my mind why people are so shallow. I can only put it down to being ignorant and small-minded.

I was always taught never to judge a book by its cover.

There’s a lesson to be learned here, all fellow retailers; try watching Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman, you might learn something.

Marilyn Pek, Surrey

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