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Letter: Elect a president who is kind to all

I was daydreaming in front of my TV. Soon Donald Trump appeared. I sat up. I could not believe what I was seeing. It seemed he was mimicking a handicapped reporter by garbling his words in a speech and being quite obnoxious making fun of handicapped people.

I have a handicapped daughter because of an extra chromosome, which has caused her to have Down syndrome. She is the most loving, caring, beautiful person who would not harm a soul. She loves everyone — including Trump. She is 53 years old and has never been made fun of. To do such a thing, a person has to have a dead heart. Beware. We cannot elect a president who would imitate a handicapped person. It made me sick to watch him. It was so disturbing.

I have been with Hillary Clinton working side-by-side in past years. Never did I ever see her be mean or unkind to anyone, especially handicapped people. In her younger days she assisted the severely handicapped by going in their homes and working with them. I turned and said to her, “Thank God for people like you!” She said, “No, thank God for parents like you!”

Janet Wagner

Cedar Rapids


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