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Hurricane Matthew Aftermath

Its been a troubling week in America with hurricane Matthew passing through the East coast, the Election candidates being less than ideal and the ongoing discussion of police brutality. I found it particularly sobering to watch the news and see how all of our differences can be washed away.
We can't help but recognize the benefits of being American,  when faced with the comparison of the effects of the hurricane against our neighbors. Varying number have been reported from Haiti giving the death toll between 800-900 people. In the U.S we have had just a 10th of this number lost to flood waters. A still staggering number given consideration to the infrastructures, weather warning, and evacuations meant to protect people and avoid such casualties.

Each life is precious and while we work to reconstruct homes, reopen schools, and return to our normal lives, it's my hope that we also turn down the noisy radio static of conflict within our communities. This State has renewed its spirit of giving and brotherly love. It seems as if the racial conflicts have been calmed by a common cause. The Election debates have left us all wondering how we got into this mess. The police and other crisis and rescue personal have become heros again. It will be a long road of recovery for all effected .There are efforts to collect donations, clothes, and cases of drinking water all over the Triangle. Let do what we can to give to those in need, whether it be here in NC or Extended to our cohort in Haiti.
Give through the Red Cross

As far as the presidency, we will have a president one way or another. As for me I may have to write a candidate that I feel is best suited for Role.


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