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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

History.


Regardless of where we each fall on the political spectrum and who we supported on election day , there is no denying that today was a day of history.

All eyes were on DC today. Workplaces, homes and schools had their televisions tuned in.

School children everywhere (including T and M) are learning from live television just how far America has come and the importance of today's inaugaration.

As I sat nursing my seven week old daughter and sitting next to my 2 year old son, I couldn't help but think that this will be their normal.

Our children will roll their eyes as we go over history and talk about how big of a deal this was much like we all did as children when our parents went over the history they lived through, with us.

But do you want to know what really hits me? That they, our children, our future, will never think anything of having an African American president.

And that fact alone makes me happy.

And so very, very proud.

5 Comments:

Blogger Erin said...

I couldn't agree more! I get chills just thinking about it!

January 20, 2009 at 7:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Amen.
Today was a Very Historical DAy for us all. You hit it right on the nail.

Love You
Auntie Laurie

January 20, 2009 at 8:21 PM  
Blogger bethandnate said...

Excellent post S, I think you hit it right on the nail. I couldn't agree more.

January 21, 2009 at 8:11 AM  
Blogger Melissa said...

Hear, hear.

January 21, 2009 at 5:22 PM  
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