We heard a story we really wanted to share.
Eight year old Sofia who lives in Dallas, Texas was frightened by the rhetoric of Donald Trumps call to ban Muslims and not let them enter the US. Her mother, Yassini, took to facebook to explain the devastating effect that the Republican front runners words were having on her child.
In the days following the incident Yassini's post went viral where it was read by Kerri Peek a mom and army veteran who posted a photo of herself in uniform as a show of solidarity along with the words "please show this picture of me to your daughter. Tell her I am a mom too and as a soldier I will protect her from the bad guys".
Peek then issued a plea to her "friends in the armed forces" asking them to show solidarity with families like Yassini's...
This is what followed;
Here is a link to the story;
If you would like to show your support and tell the world that words matter and that hate and hateful speech have no place in a civilized society add your photo and message here; https://twitter.com/hashtag/iwillprotectyou?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
For facebook; https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/iwillprotectyou?source=feed_text&story_id=10153832742868832
Sofia and her mom
May your weekend be filled with love!
Noodle and crew
Thank you for sharing this story and links! Meowy Christmas to you all! Have a wonderful day filled with love.ReplyDelete
That was really a great story Noodle! Merry Christmas from all of us!ReplyDelete
A great story indeed. Merry Christmas to all at your hall.ReplyDelete
What a heartwarming story...thanks for sharing, Noodle. And we hope you had a Merry Christmas.ReplyDelete
That is very sweet. May your weekend be full of love too.ReplyDelete
We got yous email Noodle, and don't feel bad. Things happen and dat sounds like sumfin' mommy wuld do. MOL Weez not member what we sed, so weez'll just start over, k?. :) We hope you had a pawsumly blest Christmas gawjus and hope you have a blest weekend.ReplyDelete
Dezi and Lexi
noodle.....98 purrcent oh de peepulz.... uz catz noe.....shootz ther mouth off bout any thing.... & everee thing.... with out givin a cause bout what.... ore who.... ther werdz mite hurt....ReplyDelete
de other 2 purrcent..... iz wee babe beez ....N haznt lurned ta speek yet ~~~~~~
That IS a wonderful story, to be sure. purrsReplyDelete
PepiSmartDog: hi there! Very nice to meet you. Cool post - what an interesting story.ReplyDelete
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