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Home Depot Defense To the Editor: Home Depot has received quite a bashing, from the guys at my local lumberyards to the subs on my jobs. The usual complaints are that you have to carry lumber through a grocery checkout line; you ask for products only to be looked at like you are speaking Chinese; you have to bump elbows with Harry the homeowner, who wants the five minute breakdown on wiring his own house; and — the granddaddy of them all — you're taking jobs away from the local suppliers by shopping there. Although I have run into these things at the "Depot," I have a few things to say in their defense. They open at