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Sunday Sundown Rundown - 10/26/20

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1. Early Voting Attitude - Why hasn't early voting been an option in the past? Or, simply the norm? The number of hours people are waiting in lines here in New York City - our first-ever opportunity at voting early - has been impressive and encouraging. Many are excited and motivated to have their voices heard. Going forward, can we make election opportunities a two-week process, ending on election day? It just makes too much sense. 

2. Anika Chebrulo - We need less of the election coverage that makes you question everything about this country on the news and more stories like the one about Cherbulo, a 14-year-old girl from Texas who made a discovery that possible can help treat COVID-19. Yes, you read that correctly. 

3. Lewis Hamilton - Formula 1 racing is a huge deal in Europe. This weekend, one of their most prominent records - all-time wins - fell to Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton, a black driver who has endured racism and marginalization in the sport, has now passed Michael Schumacher, the world-renown driver. Simply, amazing. 

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1. Coronavirus - The virus is once again on the rise, and the well-talked about "second-wave" seems like it is here. What's now even worst is the pandemic-fatigue our society now has, and even worst, the admittance that the White House doesn't plan to combat the virus any longer. It all just sucks. My heart goes out to those who are sick, and of course, all of our first responders out there. 

2. End SARS - The protests and situation in Nigeria have been deeply concerning and heartbreaking.

3. Foreign Interference - And if the world hasn't endured enough, we now have official word from the FBI that Russia and Iran are working to interfere in our elections. This includes threatening many to vote a specific way via e-mails. I can't even imagine the depths of evil and darkness there is throughout the world. 

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Quick Ponder: Free and Guarded

Stay free. But keep the gate to  your peace, guarded.