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The Villages

The vision of The Villages has changed

To the Editor:

I am not in favor of developing the property into apartments at the Hacienda Hills location. The vision of The Villages was presented to us as the “friendliest hometown” not the most crowded overgrown city.

Karen Snyder
Village of Sabal Chase

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