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buzzard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-20-09 11:36 PM
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Over 50 years ago my parents watched a young black couple refused to be seated at a restaurant in
West Virginia, it is something that they have both reflected on throughout their lives and to this day they wish they had got up and left because they knew it was wrong and have always regretted staying. Today we have in our family many races and religions by marriage and it has made us all more tolerant and open minded I only hope the same will be said of the world some day soon. I also recalled today that my youngest now 16 when asked his ethnic background around grade 2 said he was part Irish and English and African American, it was funny because he is obviously white but because his Aunt is African American and his cousins are biracial that is how he identified himself, children are color blind and thank goodness for that, the sooner the adults realize this the better for all mankind. Today I am happy to wish all the best to the new President of the USA, his job is daunting and I cannot think of a better man to fill these shoes.
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Suich Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 12:00 AM
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1. Nice post, buzzard!
Thank you for sharing!

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buzzard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 12:14 AM
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2. Thank you, it was my fathers birthday today and he still remembers that day with regret, and watched
today with hope for what will come.
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