Maybe absence of Dutch names isn't so bad

2013-10-21T00:00:00Z Maybe absence of Dutch names isn't so bad nwitimes.com
October 21, 2013 12:00 am

I was disappointed that in the list of leaders under 40 and again in the list of young writers, there were no names with a Dutch heritage. No "Vander,"  no "Hoek."

Then I read the list of 25 people arrested in Porter County, and behold, there were no Dutch names there either. Maybe everything came out even.

- Gil Lyzenga, Dyer

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