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Must not take freedoms for granted

 


On January 20, 2017, I attended the inauguration of a new president as power was peacefully transitioned from one administration to the next. It is an occurrence every four or eight years that we, as Americans, accept without a second thought. When the electorate speaks at the polls, we expect office holders to pass off power to people from the opposite political party who are often political rivals.

However, in the history of the world, the peaceful transition of power is a rarity. Even today, changes in government in many parts of the world are sadly met with violence and bloodshed.

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