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MUST WATCH: A Politician Loses It And Restores My Faith In Humanity

10 years ago, Minnesota state Rep. Lynne Osterman made a politically expedient mistake. Now she's trying to fix it.

  • At :32, she makes a great point.
  • At :58, she goes to a brave place almost no politician ever does.
  • At 1:30, she talks about family and brings her truth hammer.
  • At 2:07, she asks the question we're all asking, then makes us laugh.
  • At 2:51, she calls out all of those who would vote "no" on equality.
  • And at 3:13, she breaks my heart and puts everything into perspective.

In case you are curious, the bill supporting marriage equality passed in committee. It still has a way to go to become law. :D

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Shkoryah Carthen has spent half of her life working in the service industry. While the 32-year old restaurant worker quickly sensed that Covid-19 would bring real change to her daily life, Carthen hardly knew just how strongly it would impact her livelihood.

"The biggest challenge for me during this time, honestly is just to stay afloat," Carthen said.

Upon learning the Dallas restaurant she worked for would close indefinitely, Carthen feared its doors may never reopen.

Soon after, Carthen learned that The Wilkinson Center was desperately looking for workers to create and distribute meals for those in need in their community. The next day, Carthen was at the food pantry restocking shelves and creating relief boxes filled with essentials like canned foods, baby formula and cleaning products. In addition to feeding families throughout the area, this work ensured Carthen the opportunity to provide food for her own.

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