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Today on Memphis Morning News, we talked about whether it was a good idea to go ahead with the New York City marathon this weekend or not.
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, many (including NYC Mayor Bloomberg) think it's a good idea to continue with the event. They believe it's a much-needed boost for the community. (My on-air cohorts are in this camp.)
Then there are others that believe NYC isn't ready for this, and that valuable resources (generators, police and firefighters, rescue workers, health workers, utility repair workers, etc.) would be better used on getting the city (and surrounding area) back on its feet first before making those resources scarce when they're needed. (I fall into this category and think they should have waited a few weeks before holding the race.)
Yes, I know a "sense of community" is important. Yes, I'm aware that other cities have done things like this immediately after disasters in the past. But this is a bone of contention with a lot of people in the New York and New Jersey areas, and reading articles like this make you understand why.
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