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All in the Family: Is Blood Thicker Than Politics?

Appreciated

To Jessica Valenti, thanks for this piece. It made me cry—at the end, the letter to the son from the father. Personally, I would never abandon my close blood relatives (mother father, sister, brother, offspring), but I would never give in and provide their aberrant views any legitimacy—nor would I waste the rest of my life trying to enlighten them after several tries. I would simply do my best to “agree to disagree.” Anyway, thanks for the piece and for all the other work you do to advance “our” cause.

Robert Aponte

Indianapolis, IN

Aug 14 2012 - 4:31pm