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Election Night

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The crisp early winter's wind blows through the falling leaves of nearly every tree around. There is a tiny voice in the cold that seems to whisper "change" to all the people. As any american can surely tell you, tonight is history. I lay in bed eyes fixated on the television. President Elect Obama is eloquently and passionately giving his acceptance speech. I feel in my own eye and see in so many more a glistining tear. Some of them even witnessed with their own two eyes the horrible segregation and apartheid-like society of the 1950's 60's and beyond. This is not only about race though. Tonight is a nation in re-birth. Tonight is a people freed from suffering. For good of bad, tonight is history.





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Jewaukeela said...
Jan. 7, 2009 at 11:30 pm
A fellow Merion writer... with fellow Gobama feelings. I wrote something that night too, but yours really made me think. Sort and sweet and oh-so-true. Love it!
 
lisalb said...
Jan. 7, 2009 at 4:56 am
I agree and disagree, people will suffer continuously throughout. Obama will suffer greatly throughout time. But good write.
 
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