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Mon Apr 29, 2019, 06:36 PM

78. I love going on your walks with you

and hope to do so in person some day.

Youíre a visual storyteller - the finest kind.

Your essay reminds me that racial injustice has been around forever to one degree or another.

My own family were Irish Catholic like yours and were certainly held in low regard in my grandfatherís day. Dad got past that by going into the military where race is mostly irrelevant.

I was horrified when I realized there was a man taking over the White House who was himself a white supremacist. And I remember reading with horror the ugly things that were said to, and about, Barack and Michelle Obama. Up until then I thought we had grown out of racism, as a country.

But no, racism has always been there, and a creature like the orange psycho brings it out of hiding. All the ugliness thatís been hiding is coming to the surface and will be acted out until we flush this human excrement from our White House.

Thank you again for including us on your journey through the past. Lovely nice long read. I hope you continue to take us along.

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