The Dawn of a New Day

I remember watching online in January 2007 as Barack Obama announced his candidacy for president of the United States. I was so excited. I had never been so excited about a political candidate before. He seemed to have such a good head on his shoulders. And he seemed such a good leader, so charismatic. But I also remember thinking that if he chose not to run because of the effect on his family, well, I could completely respect that. His girls are about three years older than mine, and I could not imagine putting my kids through the stress of a presidential campaign.

Thank goodness, the man chose to throw his hat into the ring. Hope began to swell in America’s breast. I volunteered for and donated to his campaign, for the first and only time in my life. And to make a very long story short, Barack Obama beat the odds and won the election.

And America will never be the same.

God bless America…and may God bless President Obama.

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About Kathleen

Kathleen Heuer is a serial arts advocate and volunteer. She is the mom of two beautiful girls, wife to a brilliant nuclear engineer, and referee between her golden retriever and her hissy 18-year-old cat. For more, go to http://about.me/kathleendheuer.
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One Response to The Dawn of a New Day

  1. Agreed. The world is waiting with anticipation. May God allow him to fulfil his role with dignity and wisdom for us all.

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