Like any true millennial, I took to Facebook following the disappointing results of last night’s election and posted:
“Although I have shed tears, clenched my chest, and shook my head in disbelief – all I can do now is look forward. All we can do is look forward.
We should try to combat all the hate, that is inevitable to come, with love, acceptance, and kindness.
I am in shock, but I know that the world will keep turning. The sun will rise in the east and set in the west. I know that I will continue to be the best person I can be, and continue to do good.
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The result of this ‘election’ will not break me.”
Secretary Clinton may have lost this election, but her campaign stirred up a storm. People of color, the LGBT+ community, victims of sexual assault, immigrants, women, and people of all generations are frustrated. I am just as frustrated as the next person.
Thank you Hillary for all of your sacrifices and for your dedication to this country. The result of this election has only sparked a deeper level of passion inside of me and a passion that I hope to spread to as many people as I can.
This morning I watched Secretary Clinton’s concession speech. She said:
“Please never stop believing that fighting for what’s right is worth it.”
We heard you Hillary. We will continue to do what is right because it is worth it.