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Mon Dec 21, 2015, 02:50 PM Dec 2015

Armed Forces Members,Veterans Use #iwillprotectyou After Muslim Child Says She's Afraid [View all]

Source: ABC News

On Facebook and Twitter, military service members and veterans have started using the hashtag #iwillprotectyou after one mother's post went viral about her daughter's fear of being kicked out of the country.

Melissa Chance Yassini posted about her daughter's reaction to hearing proposals by Donald Trump to ban Muslims from entering the country...

Yassini's post went viral and was shared more than 20,000 times. Eventually she and her daughter told their story to The Associated Press.
Kerri Peek, an Army veteran saw the story on social media and was horrified.

"I was up all night, it bothered me," Peek told ABC News. "I'm a mom, for mother to mother ... I know you want to protect your children from everything."

Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/US/armed-forces-membersveterans-iwillprotectyou-muslim-child-shes-afraid/story?id=35876582

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