• Gabriel San Roman

Newport-Mesa Parent of Swastika Party Goer Sends OC Weekly Open Letter

Updated: Aug 13

Reporter’s note: On Friday afternoon, I received an anonymous letter from a Newport-Mesa Unified School District parent whose teen attended the infamous Nazi beer pong party in Costa Mesa earlier this month. I included an excerpt from it in an article I wrote about a solidarity rally with OC’s Jewish community that published that afternoon. But the original email sought the publication of the letter in full with the parent, who stayed anonymous to protect their children and family from an “awful barrage of hate,” writing, “I feel strongly that there are important elements of this story that need to be considered.”

Read more on my latest OC Weekly Navel Gazing Blog post:

https://ocweekly.com/newport-mesa-parent-of-swastika-party-goer-sendsweekly-open-letter/


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