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Fri Aug 9, 2019, 11:45 PM

 

"I had this impulse to hug him, so I did. And I cried. I think I even got tears on the VP's jacket!"



"I had this impulse to hug him, so I did. And I cried. I think I even got tears on the Vice President's suit jacket! ... I am hugging the man who will help me and help our President move forward."
—Kobe



“Keep the faith”
By Zara Rahim on October 3, 2012

Standing at the back of a packed high school gym as Vice President Biden finished speaking in Ft. Myers, Florida, on Saturday was 15-year-old Kobe Groce. He cradled a "Forward" sign, hoping to get the Vice President to sign it for his brother, Kaelin. After unsuccessfully trying to make it to the front of the event, a staff member asked if he could help. Kobe told his story, and the staffer left for a moment and came back, saying simply: "The Vice President would like to meet you."

"I turned around and looked back at my mother as I was walking with the staffer in disbelief—I didn't know how to react. I was about to meet the man that helped make my life so much better.

"My mother, Jessica, raised us as a single mother. She's a teacher and has worked so hard to support her four children. I wanted the Vice President to know that yes, we are definitely better off than we were four years ago. My family has received the tax cuts for the middle class that the President and Vice President passed, and it has helped us tremendously.

"The President and Vice President have gone above and beyond for people like me and my family, and they stand for things like keeping school affordable. My older brother uses Pell Grants and college loans to be able to afford school, and I'm thankful for that. I want to be able to go to Florida State University one day, and now I know I don't have to worry about being able to afford it. Life would not be the way it is today if they hadn't taken office four years ago.

"The Vice President approached me and I was introduced to him as a ‘special guest.’ I was overwhelmed with different emotions. I had this impulse to hug him, so I did. And I cried. I think I even got tears on the Vice President's suit jacket! I met someone who has done so much for my family without even knowing us, and that was an incredible, overwhelming feeling. I felt like he really heard me, like he knew who I was. I am hugging the man who will help me and help our President move forward."


more here...
http://www.barackobama.com/news/entry/keep-the-faith?source=read-more


I have been looking for this picture for a few days, and voila. I found it here.

Thanks and a hat tip to Kadie.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/1251116362

Thank you Joe Biden.
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Reply "I had this impulse to hug him, so I did. And I cried. I think I even got tears on the VP's jacket!" (Original post)
sheshe2 Aug 2019 OP
Cracklin Charlie Aug 2019 #1
DownriverDem Aug 2019 #34
procon Aug 2019 #2
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #6
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #7
betsuni Aug 2019 #3
Cha Aug 2019 #4
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #8
Cha Aug 2019 #9
PatSeg Aug 2019 #27
lapucelle Aug 2019 #5
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #12
quickesst Aug 2019 #10
Bayard Aug 2019 #11
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #14
MustLoveBeagles Aug 2019 #13
ucrdem Aug 2019 #15
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #17
ucrdem Aug 2019 #21
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #23
highplainsdem Aug 2019 #16
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #19
emmaverybo Aug 2019 #18
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #20
ucrdem Aug 2019 #22
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #25
ucrdem Aug 2019 #30
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #31
Cha Aug 2019 #24
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #26
emmaverybo Aug 2019 #29
Gothmog Aug 2019 #28
samnsara Aug 2019 #32
brer cat Aug 2019 #33
Vegas Roller Aug 2019 #35
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #37
NYMinute Aug 2019 #36
Cha Aug 2019 #38
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #39
Cha Aug 2019 #40
sheshe2 Aug 2019 #41
Cha Aug 2019 #42
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 11:54 PM

1. Tears of happiness.

 

You think Joe could feel that young man’s happiness?

You think Trump would have gone anywhere near that young man?
His loss.
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Response to Cracklin Charlie (Reply #1)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 10:10 AM

34. The majority

 

in the polls think Biden is the one to beat trump. So do I.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 11:55 PM

2. The link goes to a different website.

 

Can you fix it? I'd really like to read the whole story.
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Response to procon (Reply #2)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:00 AM

6. I saw that.

 

It is an old post by Kadie, 2013.

I can try to find the original one.
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Response to procon (Reply #2)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:05 AM

7. Correction.

 

It was posted in 2012.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 11:56 PM

3. K&R!

 

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 11:57 PM

4. That's a wonderfully sweet story from Kobe Groce, she!

 

What a beautiful, thoughtful young man!

"The Vice President approached me and I was introduced to him as a ‘special guest.’ I was overwhelmed with different emotions. I had this impulse to hug him, so I did. And I cried. I think I even got tears on the Vice President's suit jacket! I met someone who has done so much for my family without even knowing us, and that was an incredible, overwhelming feeling. I felt like he really heard me, like he knew who I was. I am hugging the man who will help me and help our President move forward."


"I had this impulse to hug him, so I did. And I cried. I think I even got tears on the Vice President's suit jacket! ... I am hugging the man who will help me and help our President move forward."
—Kobe


Mahalo, she! Kobe was so grateful for our President Obama and Vice President Biden.. like so many us were/are!
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Response to Cha (Reply #4)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:06 AM

8. You are welcome, Cha.

 

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #8)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:08 AM

9. What a brilliant time

 

to find it.. Your timing is impeccable!
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Response to Cha (Reply #4)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:27 AM

27. This so reflects what kind of man

 

Joe Biden is.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Fri Aug 9, 2019, 11:59 PM

5. That's a beautiful story.

 

It all seems so long ago.

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Response to lapucelle (Reply #5)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:14 AM

12. It was very long ago, lapucelle.

 

It was back when we actually had caring human beings in the WH. Beings that truly cared for this country and ALL her people. There was intelligent thought, progressive ideas and love and laughter. We had allies that would have our back at a moments notice.

Gone now. All of it gone.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:11 AM

10. K&R!!

 

A beautiful moment in time. This is who Joe Biden is.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:13 AM

11. Compare and contrast

 

This picture, and the one of tRump and Malicious, holding the orphaned baby in El Paso.

Who looks more human?
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Response to Bayard (Reply #11)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:22 AM

14. "Malicious"

 

Perfect.

We had...



Hard stretch to think of Mother and the Other ( I am being really nice here) bonding like this.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:18 AM

13. K&R

 

Thanks sheshe
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:25 AM

15. Love that one!

 

thanks for finding this sheshe!



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Response to ucrdem (Reply #15)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:39 AM

17. Found it in your journal along with the link.

 

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #17)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:00 AM

21. LOL, wish I'd thought of that!

 

Gotta love DU auto-journal!

Backatcha!
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Response to ucrdem (Reply #21)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:07 AM

23. I have tried to turn mine off.

 

I never knew it was on in the first place. Until assholes at DI started to ridicule me.

Luv ya!
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:39 AM

16. What a wonderful photo and story! Thanks for posting this OP!

 

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Response to highplainsdem (Reply #16)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:43 AM

19. You are welcome.

 

I may have a favorite....however I support many of the candidates.

Not all, yet many. I WILL vote for any of them in the GD.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:41 AM

18. Thank you sheshe. Moved by this young man. People could feel the Obama administration cared

 

about them sincerely. I feel an honest bonding going on in this beautiful picture.
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Response to emmaverybo (Reply #18)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 12:49 AM

20. I love them both.

 

They served us well as did the strong women that stood with them.

What a magnificent team they were. Truly magnificent.

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #20)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:01 AM

22. Now that is a great photo.

 

I bet Barack and Michelle will be Joe's first guests! And frequent too I hope!

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Response to ucrdem (Reply #22)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:21 AM

25. Still rooting for Warren here.

 

Yet will always root for the home team. I love many of them.
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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #25)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:37 AM

30. Well that would be a table for six

 

I think there's room in the WH dining room!

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Response to ucrdem (Reply #30)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:40 AM

31. Ha!

 

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #20)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:13 AM

24. Wow.. that is an epic classic photo of the

 

brilliant team of President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle, Vice President Biden and Second Lady Dr Jill Biden!

Mahalo, she!
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Response to Cha (Reply #24)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:23 AM

26. Hey!

 



I miss them.
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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #20)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:33 AM

29. This captures what you just said. Wow! Love all four.

 

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:28 AM

28. Thank you for posting this

 

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 06:59 AM

32. wow thats nice.. i mis-read the date and was totally confused at first..

 

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 07:57 AM

33. Beautiful.

 

K&R
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 11:15 AM

35. A very touching post

 

Thanks sheshe2
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Response to Vegas Roller (Reply #35)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 04:23 PM

37. Thank you, Vegas Roller.

 

It is a very touching photograph.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 11:19 AM

36. K&R nt

 

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 02:27 AM

38. Time for a high kick, she!

 



Mahalo again!
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Response to Cha (Reply #38)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 02:33 AM

39. THANK YOU!

 

ALL CAPS, THANK YOU!

HOW DO YOU TURN OFF CAP LOCK?

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #39)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 02:36 AM

40. Seriously?

 

I did have that problem once.. they got stuck. lol I just kept fiddling around with the Cap key and I got my keyboard back!

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Response to Cha (Reply #40)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 02:56 AM

41. IF FIDDLING DOESN'T WORK?

 

I AM OFF TO BEST BUY TOMORROW!

TOMORROW IS ONLY A DAY AWAY.

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #41)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 03:16 AM

42. Try this..

 

"Go to the Advanced Key Settings tab and then select the Press the SHIFT key. Click OK to save changes and exit. You can test it out right away on your keyboard. Enable the Caps Lock key, and instead of pressing it again to disable it, just press the Shift key."Feb 5, 2019

https://www.groovypost.com/howto/shift-key-disable-capslock/

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #41)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 03:34 AM

43. Or I wonder if rebooting

 

would help?

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 08:41 AM

44. Yes, Thank you,

 

Joe Biden!
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