This morning when Katy woke up, we were busy trying to arrange her medical care and she was trying to decide how to go vote. Paul and I said we wouldn’t discourage her when she talked about it so we would just go along with her and hoped she would make it out of bed today.
About 3PM she said, “I am going in the strength that I have to cast my vote.” I couldn’t believe it. There she was up and getting ready. With her fever and shivers I thought she would change her mind when she went out into the damp chilly weather, but she was unstoppable! I took the camera. It just wouldn’t be right for a political science student to stay in bed on voting day! Who needs platelets to vote anyway?
After we got home and she was drinking a cup of tea she said, “I don’t know mom, maybe it’s because I came from another country to live here but I am so grateful for the things this country has given me.” She’s one of the recipients of the goodness of this country, and it pleases her to use her citizenship to do her part.