Mr. Jackson, I intentionally did not write the neighbors' names to guard their privacy. It has nothing to do with not giving them an identity, but I guess I hear your point.

I did not think that they would want me to add them. I did read their names online and in The Cut article. I also did not use Susan's full name....I used her first name because I didn't think it was fair to call her Karen.

Sincerely, Alice


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