Letter: Ice bucket challenge for Ferguson?

Police stand guard along Florissant Avenue in Ferguson,

Police stand guard along Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in an effort to quell the unrest stemming from the Aug. 9 police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Scott Olson

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Here's a thought: Why don't the people who are rioting and causing chaos in Ferguson, Missouri, take the ice bucket challenge? ["Nat'l Guard told to leave Ferguson," News, Aug. 22].

That would literally cool them off, and they could donate money to honor Michael Brown -- perhaps a scholarship fund in his name or give the money to the family.

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This is in no way honoring his life. The riots will always be associated with his name.

Geraldine O'Keeffe, St. James


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