Letters to the Editor 19422 Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterPinterestPocketRedditPrint By Science News May 24, 2004 at 12:52 pm I felt that this article treated the customs and people of Samoa with disrespect and patronized their cultural ways. Robert OliverTucson, Ariz. I must commend you on the article. Its combination of sensitivity and science reminds me of why I studied science in the first place (too long ago). Tom JenkinsSan Francisco, Calif.