A few notes: Behind and to the upper right of the President is my dad, the brown guy in the gray shirt! Also, pay close attention to the 2:43 mark, as a certain someone fills a pregnant pause in the president's speech with a resounding rallying cry:
A few photos, none of which came out well at all:
After the speech the President shook hands with supporters in the front row. When he approached my side I shouted out a line that I've always thought I'd tell him if ever given the chance. Among a crowd of college kids, senior citizens, blacks, whites, and browns, I said, "Mr. President, we've got your back." He looked up at me while grabbing for my hand and said, simply and sincerely, "Thank you."
Pee Ess: To close out the day, I learned that my sister and cousin met Kim Kardashian, Timbaland, and in what was clearly the biggest get for my new celeb status family, Dwayne Wade's brother AND father in Miami. We're fabufamous!
Step into the rain: secondrain.blogspot.com