Letter of the week: Alison Laurio, Virginia, USA

I am a "Baby Boomer". A "Boomer". And I recognise my generation dropped the ball on many things. But we also promoted and helped usher in a whole lot of positives.
Women have rights; We can wear — or not wear — what we want and it's okay if
our knees show at school; Birth control pills; Recognising there is an environment ("Silent Spring" opened eyes); Protesting against a government when it lies (Vietnam); Demanding an end to war (also Vietnam); Marching for what we believe in (we stood with the civil rights

Sentinel Beach

Cancer discovery

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Going postal

Absolutely crackers

Cage follies

Safety for all

A quick word

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