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Exhibit R-20

[This is a handwritten fax from Ingrid Rimland to Ernst Zuendel. In
the margins and elsewhere are handwritten comments by Irene Zuendel.
knm]

FEB-26-97 WEB 9:45 PM INGRID-RIMLAND 619-793-0804    P.01

Ernst, I am not saying _your_ work is meaningless. I am saying _my_[1]
work is meaningless because you have reduced me to a typist - you no
longer talk to me or are connected[2] to me or include me in anything - I
no longer believe in my heart that the struggle comes first - for
_you_. If the struggle came first for you, you would not discard my
contribution[3] - which has _value_. I know what I _can_ do if only you
will let me. Do you realize we haven't talked 5[4] words since New Years?
Is that meaningful work? I. [5,6]

Irene Zuendel's comments:

1. If her work is meaningless why does she get so many fan letters?
2. she is always begging for an opportunity to establish emotional
   ties.
3. nonsense. you stroke her ego ad nauseum telling her she is valuable
   and you admire her etc.
4. She is too snarky and critical of you to converse with! She can't
   communicate by calling here because she won't be professional and
   civil to me!
5. my female and wifely advice -- tell her her writing makes an
   impact and reiterate it is valuable to you and the cause -
   reiterate if she were focused and professional and able to call
   on the telephone and work w/me and others, you would be glad to
   converse with her. Her emotional tirades weary you and make you
   loathe to communicate and share. She alienates herself! if she can
   write and behave professionally and focus on using her talents to
   win converts and inspire her z gram readers and help communicate
   your struggle to the world, her work will be meaningful. tell her
   to pull herself up by her bootstraps emotionally as you do. you
   aren't here to constantly soother her emotions. [within a heart]
   I love you EZ.
6. She can't work for you unless she is a bed mate! She doesn't "have"
   you, so she has no gut for work.





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