“I really like your idea. If we had guns that shot chocolate, not only would our country be safer, it would be happier. People love chocolate. You are a good boy.”
Joe Biden wins at constituent services. This letter, to a Wisconsin second-grader, is so sweet and sad and just right.
“So my amazing daughter, Emma, turned 5 last month, and I had been searching everywhere for new-creative inspiration for her 5yr pictures. I noticed quite a pattern of so many young girls dressing up as beautiful Disney Princesses, no matter where I looked 95% of the “ideas” were the “How to’s” of how to dress your little girl like a Disney Princess…We chose 5 women (five amazing and strong women), as it was her 5th birthday but there are thousands of unbelievable women (and girls) who have beat the odds and fought (and still fight) for their equal rights all over the world”
- Jaime Moore, Not Just a Girl
“Um… my entire life, people have always told me that I was stupid. And… after a while I started to believe them.
And it wasn’t until… I walked in this room… And I joined this club that I really started believing in myself.
And as soon as I did that, as soon as… I started believing that maybe I was smart after all, I think the whole world did, too. And I’m really gonna miss you guys.
‘Cause you guys are like my family. Mr. Shue’s like our dad. And Mercedes and Tina and Sugar and Mercedes, you guys are all like my sisters. And Mike Chang and Blaine and Jim, you guys are all like my brothers.
And, Artie, you’re like the boy next door who… builds robots in his basement and who I take his virginity, and Jake and Marley and Ryder and Kitty, you guys are all like the foster kids who come to live with us when the orphanage closes and that we don’t trus at first but we grow to love just like we do our pets.
And then there’s Sam. The cute boy from the wrong side of the tracks who does good impressions and who I fake marry. I love you so much, Sam. I’m really gonna miss you. And there’s Santana…”