Wednesday, October 21, 2009

American Heros-- Philip Spooner

Philip Spooner, an 86-year old WWII vet, at a public meeting on Maine's marriage equality bill on April 22, 2009:

"The woman at my polling place asked me do I believe in equality for gay and lesbian people. I was pretty surprised to be asked a question like that. It made no sense to me. Finally I asked her: what do you think I fought for in Omaha Beach?"
[Link: BoingBoing]

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