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A Letter to PJ, Marc, and Cam | | Her Own Beat
To My Beloved Nephews, Please know that I worry about you each and every day, as this country gets more contentious and divisive. This is a country in which your grandparents thought it would provide you with a bounty of opportunities. It is supposedly the land of the free and the home of the brave. Yet, I know they did not imagine more than 30 years later that your bravery would include walking down the street to get some candy and a soda, playing in the park by your house, or even worse, just chilling in Grandma's backyard while talking on your cell phone. You three are good kids. I may not tell you enough, but I am so proud of you. You each have your own talents and skills, but more importantly, you each have your own purpose and passion. While I have not talked about it with you, I've had my own unfortunate encounters with the police. As you know, I was a good student, especially in high school. Yet, there was this one police officer that felt the need to profile me. And do you