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Not once does she mention the politics or the debates or the bickering, just what occurred to her mindset when it was realized.
The paragraph that hit me the most was this one:
Sometimes we are struck by the fact that there are those out there in the wide world who would view our union (this beautiful, tenous thing that exists between us; this communion that sustains us; this amazing gift that we hold gently in our hands and marvel at every day of our lives) - as something abhorrent. Shameful. Unnatural.In light of the events of recent days, we may be better off not quickly identifying so many things as abhorrent, shameful, or unnatural and just concentrate on eliminating the really horrible things the world is throwing at us.