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Juliet Relis Bernstein, 103

Chatham, Massachusetts

“Instead of despairing…do something”

Advice for the country at this moment


This is a very sad time in the history of our country. We must not, however, give up hope. I too am truly disappointed that we still do not have a woman president. We are supposed to be an example for the rest of the world and here we are, not only unable to elect a woman, but we have elected a man with an ego who wants all power, a man who has hatred for all people except himself, whose administration will do damage to our country for years to come.


Instead of despairing, they must do something. Join an organization that can make changes. Engage in nonviolent protests. Write letters to the editor of your newspaper. Work with others who are like-minded. Remember, as Margaret Mead said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has….”

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