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Tue May 3, 2016, 11:21 AM

54. The many independents I know are thoughtful, discerning free thinkers

who are some of the most interesting, thought-provoking people I`ve ever met. They aren`t driven by party affiliation, they`re driven by issues they care deeply about. Most of them are between the ages of 45-78 and most are former Democrats....with a couple of Republican exceptions. All of them are open to new ideas and new ways of thinking about things. They include: a mason, a house cleaner, an antique shop owner, two female homesteaders, veterans, an occupational therapist, a hospice nurse, a mental health office worker, a musician/handyman, store clerk and more. Not one of them is a middle-of-the-roader on any important, current issue. They all vote, many do volunteer work and all them them care deeply about their country....very deeply.

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