Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

I have a dream today


I have never felt the pain of not belonging. Oh, I went through high school like everyone else, and as a shy, red-headed baby sister of an athletic brother and social sister, it was tough. The politics in the teen years make you feel like a democrat walking into a NRA sponsored deer hunt.

But even those times when I wasn’t included in some teenage group, I still belonged to the high school, to my family, and to myself.

It wasn’t all that long ago that our country, although accepting of people from other countries, was not so welcoming of people of another color. It took strength, deter...

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