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Girl with Bull
I read Jay Nordlinger’s piece about Fearless Girl (“Girl, Misplaced,” May 1) and her placement opposite Charging Bull and agree that it’s an injustice that the new sculpture warps the meaning of another’s work.

I love the vision of both statues but don’t understand why they have to be in opposition to each other. Isn’t the idea of the “can-do spirit of America” the same as the fearless spirit of a “woman hold[ing] her ground, no matter what challenges come barreling down the pike”? I have an idea for resolving the dispute. Instead of having her oppose the bull, place Fearless Girl in front and to the side of Charging Bull and let them face the challenges America encounters together, fearless and with a can-do spirit.

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