November Blues

America will survive. In a democracy, we respect the will of the people through our electoral process. Even if it means not getting the result you wanted. We’ve weathered a lot, and hopefully any challenges we face will unite us and make us stronger. I am sharing this thoughtful blog by the talented author, Gaby Cabezut, a member of the One Million Project.


Today feels like a gloomy day.

Donald Trump has just won and most of the people I know are in shock. He represents everything that humanity has been trying to fight for decades. It feels like we just stepped back in history. And the saddest part? He didn’t get there alone.

People I love, admire and respect chose him.

I can’t understand why. Not even after hearing their reasons.

I’m biased. Completely.

I know the USA will keep going. I know they’re strong enough to get through this. I have no doubt about that. People are frustrated and worried, but life keeps going and they’ll make it work.

I’m worried about my country. I’m worried about Mexico.

But most of all, I’m worried about humanity.

What kind of society are we leaving to our children?

A society that breathes television shows and has you tube vlogs for dinner?

Our technological…

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