When I wrote this article I had no idea what would ensue. I woke up on Canada Day morning, furious at the discrimination I found waiting around every corner. So, I picked up my laptop, made myself an enormous coffee, and sat on my patio and decided to get it all off my chest. I had no idea the impact it would have on you; the reader. I had no idea what I was even going to do with the article. But the longer I sat there, the more feverishly I began to type about how I had had enough. I had no idea the out-pour of support would be so great, and I had no idea you would all stand behind me so proudly. My Maple-Leafed heart is about to burst with joy at how many of you have thanked me and *high-fived* me and stood by me...and even a few of you suggesting I run for office! (Wow, if you think I've made some people mad now, imagine!) I just wanted to take this moment to thank YOU; the reader, the fellow writer, the random stranger, the new friends, The Montreal Gazette for giving me a voice, my friends for their amazing support, my awesome parents; who always told me my big mouth would get me into a lot of trouble if I chose to speak my mind...but that it would be worth it...they were right. My amazing sister, who helped me set up this blog. my wonderful boyfriend, who stands by me as I complain about my rights to anyone who tries to silence them. Everybody. Thank you. There is power in numbers, my friends, and this is only the beginning, and I, for one, am proud to have you along for the ride.
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