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please, please, please

Last night, we watched Barack Obama’s acceptance speech in the company of friends. 1100 miles from Denver, our group consisted of about 1/4000th as many people as filled the stadium where he spoke, but we shared every bit of their joy, excitement, and fervor.

Several times during the video that introduced the speech and during the speech itself, I was near tears — not from what Obama said or the way he said it, although both were extremely powerful; but from the sheer intensity of my desire for this man to be the next President of the United States.

He must win the election. He must.

how to get me to open my wallet in a hurry

Offer me a chance to win a trip the Democratic convention and a private meeting with Obama before his acceptance speech.

Just the clip of him speaking on the donation form gives me shivers.

Sure, you can click the link and enter the drawing without donating. But another $25 is a small price to pay for the chance of seeing him win the White House.

Which reminds me: my new shirt came in the mail: