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Oct. 25, 2013 at 5:25 a.m.


FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to everyone who has voted so far in the state constitutional amendment election early voting. We hope every registered voter will make it to the polls by Nov. 5.

Thumbs-up to the fourth annual Pink Ribbon event named Cirque du Cure: Lions, Tigers & Bras ... Oh My! for raising funds for the American Cancer Society. A big thumbs-up to the men who supported women with breast cancer by modeling the fancy bras.

Thumbs-up to the return of the annual South Texas Farm and Ranch show. We are glad to see this event is well-attended and educates the community about agriculture.

Thumbs-up to La Villa Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center for hosting a fall festival for children to visit the residents and have a good time. This is good for both the hospice residents and the children.

Thumbs-up to the University of Houston-Victoria students who painted watercolor messages to give hope during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Thumbs-up to the Texas Department of Public Safety for working with the Victoria County Elections Office to offer registered voters the Texas Election Identification Certificate.

Thumbs-up to Sulema and Ysrael Hinojosa for fostering 86 children over the past 21 years. We are amazed at your love and openness to help so many.

Thumbs-up to Victoria-born actress Terissa Kelton for her part in the film "3 References" that will premiere in Austin on Sunday.

Thumbs-up to the cooler temperatures. We are glad the scorching summer heat is fading away.

Thumbs-up and congratulations to hair stylist Joe Anthony Pena for winning the International Artist of the Year award from Farouk Systems.

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to submit your comments. Be sure to include your contact information so we can verify you wrote the "thumbs." Only your first name will be used in the newspaper. You may email them to letters@vicad.com, mail them to Thumbs-Up, Thumbs-Down, Victoria Advocate. P.O. Box 1518, Victoria, TX 77902, or drop them off at our offices at 311 E. Constitution St.

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