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Our country may be divided on many things, but when it comes to our troops, we've made up our mind: national service should be rewarded with national praise. The LGBT community is fortunate to have great war heroes and veterans amongst our ranks.
The crowd was cheering so loudly after Obama was sworn in that it was all but impossible to hear the cannon fire. That summed up the day, for me, more poignantly than anything else.