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    My whole life, I've grown up in a house littered with souvenirs of my parents' professional accomplishments.
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    Pictures, personalized wine glasses, bottles of wine from Democratic conventions...you can find them is nearly every room of the house
    (Including my bedroom, which hosts miniature flags from the grand re-opening of the Ohio Statehouse)
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    But mostly, the mementos are on this wall
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    Letters from candidates, a poster from an inauguration, a picture...and a Time Magazine cover.
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    The Time Magazine cover of Geraldine Ferraro accepting the nomination for Vice President has been on this wall my whole life
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    It is framed along with my mother's floor pass from that night, signed by Geraldine Ferraro herself.
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    I've heard about that moment since I was old enough to ask what was in this frame
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    My parents were there working for Governor Dick Celeste
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    And the Governor pulled the floor passes from many men (including staff and donors) so that every woman on staff could be on the floor for that moment
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    And my mom has talked about waiting to see a woman nominated for President for longer than this magazine cover has been on the wall.
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    About how it would be the only thing to top the night in 1984
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    It always felt very hypothetical to me
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    But tonight the Democratic Party nominated Hillary Clinton and I burst into tears
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    I was overwhelmed watching it happenโ€”I didn't think I would be.
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    But I feel like I finally understand why mom talks about that night with stars in her eyes.
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    I feel like we can do anything.
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    It's magical and momentous.
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    And I'm going to do everything I can to make sure Hillary Clinton is the next President of the United States.
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