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AverageOldGuy

(1,607 posts)
Fri May 24, 2024, 04:06 PM May 24

Am I proud of my daughter? [View all]

You are damn right I am proud of her!!!!!!!

My daughter is a single lady of a certain age, living in her place on Capitol Hill, working for one of those DC law firms that bills more per hour than I ever made in a month.

She is the nicest lady you could ever hope to meet and she's a DEMOCRAT through and through; raises money for the DNC, she's up to $2 million for Biden and Harris so far. But don't mess with her.

Because Republicans want to destroy Planned Parenthood, she and her radical fringe friends all go to a local PP clinic for gynecological services (and to mess with the demonstrators).

This morning she went to PP for her annual Pap smear. A young woman was in there, accompanied by another young woman, both of them appeared lost and distressed. They were seated next to my daughter, frantically making phone calls. The first one was there for an abortion and she could not afford it, even at PP basic price. After listening to the to young woman make a couple of phone calls trying to round up $500, my daughter located the clinic manager, told her to "put anything this young woman needs on my bill and here's my AMEX card."

I'm so proud I could bust!!!!!!

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Am I proud of my daughter? [View all] AverageOldGuy May 24 OP
As well you should be! jls4561 May 24 #1
I am a 35 year old young woman Caroline520920 May 24 #2
Use the "Send DU Email" button in AverageOldGuy's Profile erronis May 24 #19
Her kindness just made me cry! MLAA May 24 #3
Me too Hekate May 24 #12
Me too! fierywoman May 24 #16
-I'M- proud of your daughter! Stinky The Clown May 24 #4
an uplifting story when we need more of those. MadameButterfly May 24 #5
+1... myohmy2 May 24 #6
What else could she be? She was brung up right. marble falls May 24 #7
Thank your daughter for all of us. This made me cry. judesedit May 24 #8
Don't burst malaise May 24 #9
you did good!!! LymphocyteLover May 24 #10
So admirable Mossfern May 24 #11
I'm touched to the heart, and tearing up. Thank her for all of us. 💕💕💕💕💕 Hekate May 24 #13
I'm proud of her too! beemerphill May 24 #14
You raised a good person, AvOlGuy. blm May 24 #15
Kudos to your daughter and her friends!! PortTack May 24 #17
... AKwannabe May 24 #18
Wonderful! This is the "practice random acts of kindness" and "pay it forward" erronis May 24 #20
Thanks for taking my breath away. Just great all around. twodogsbarking May 24 #21
You rasied a real one irisblue May 24 #22
Awesome Happy Hoosier May 24 #23
Blessings on her, her friends, and you! Very moving! electric_blue68 May 24 #24
Good for her and you. multigraincracker May 24 #25
Wonderful woman. You are right to be proud. Irish_Dem May 24 #26
I don't know your daughter. NavyDem May 24 #27
I've been sort of on edge and depressed today. Biophilic May 24 #28
PP HERO! Jean Genie May 24 #29
I think you did a great job of parenting. n/t ms liberty May 24 #30
WOW You raised a great daughter LetMyPeopleVote May 24 #31
Barack Obama did something similar as a young mam when he met a lady crying in the airport. Botany May 24 #32
I don't remember ever hearing this story. 3catwoman3 May 25 #55
Obama and his Norwegian/American friends have something called class Botany May 25 #58
eggscllent. AllaN01Bear May 24 #33
VERY damp thank you to your lovely daughter (and her friends). You niyad May 24 #34
I'm glad you shared this with us canetoad May 24 #35
Thank you grandpamike1 May 24 #36
wow! heroic! bluboid May 24 #37
You raised a hero. Timeflyer May 24 #38
I'm proud of her too! Emile May 24 #39
She was raised well. Kudos to you and her. LoisB May 24 #40
Thanks for posting. TomSlick May 24 #41
Fantastic!!! Evolve Dammit May 24 #42
She's amazing wendyb-NC May 24 #43
Outstanding ProfessorGAC May 24 #44
Thank your daughter for us... sheshe2 May 24 #45
This message was self-deleted by its author sheshe2 May 24 #46
This made my day. PittBlue May 24 #47
I am proud of your daughter... raising2moredems May 24 #48
Sounds like you raised a GREAT daughter. ProudMNDemocrat May 24 #49
That's my flavor of family values. mjvpi May 24 #50
I don't have the words. Aristus May 24 #51
What a wonderful story relayerbob May 24 #52
Wow ! TeamProg May 25 #53
With good reason, I'd say! DFW May 25 #54
Good for her Melon May 25 #56
Give her a collective hug from all of us on DU. Aussie105 May 25 #57
Spectacular FrankTC May 25 #59
K&R spanone May 25 #60
Such a heartwarming story. If only half of Americans could be as kind.... Fla Dem May 25 #61
Wonderful person! people May 25 #62
I don't know you or her, but I'm proud of her too! GopherGal May 25 #63
Crying my eyes out yankee87 May 25 #64
Neither you nor your daughter are- Prairie_Seagull May 25 #65
You have every right to be proud. stage left May 25 #66
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