Please Vote! No matter if you are Democrat or Republican or Independant
Remember it is a HONOR to vote
I will never forget the first time I voted in the United States. It was November, 2008, and the citizens were deciding who would take the Oval Office for the next four years.
I woke early and dressed carefully, paying attention to the reverence I felt for this special day. You see, as a Permanent Legal Resident, I’d had the responsibility of paying taxes for years, but I’d yet to experience the privilege of voting that comes with the promise of citizenship. I could hardly contain my excitement.
As I neared the polling location and saw the lines of people out front, to the side, and around the back of the building, I could hardly believe my eyes. Fighting back emotions, I took a moment to consider the significance of this day. I reflected on how well I’d done on my citizenship test – earning a 100% I might add…
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