(1,7) This week will begin the Thanksgiving week that was the last one my family had with Jaime. While I know that this Thanksgiving will be tough for American families, my hope is that you all continue to stay safe and distanced so you can spend next year together.
(2,7) I wrote find the helpers because of what happened to my family. While I write about the losses my family has suffered, my story and this book is one of hope. I have hopes for you. One is that we will all be together again and in person soon.
(3,7) My hope is based upon my faith in people. I am constantly amazed by how amazing Americans are and we are showing it again. Together, my dream of a safer and more just America is going to happen.
(4,7) I am often asked about my optimism following the murder of my daughter. My optimism is firmly grounded in the love, support, and help I receive from others. This is my moment to say THANK YOU to all of the people in my life who have been helpers to my family and me.
(5,7) On a very public level, with the election now over, the people who I met and who supported me in my mission for a safer and more civil society have only reinforced my optimism and my belief in helpers.
(6,7) I have written about many amazing helpers in my book, however, I continue to meet new ones every day. For those who have not yet read Find The Helpers, I hope you will. We all need hope and optimism.
(7,7) My story of finding it through helpful others is something that I hope you will find helpful for you.

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9 Nov
(1,4) My book "Find The Helpers" came in September. With election coverage, it was not easy to get the message out. Find The Helpers tells my story & the Helpers I was fortunate to have in my life to help me through it. We all have our helpers. For those who want to know more,
(2,4) but have not read the book, here are some upcoming virtual events where I will be discussing the book this week. First event is with @BradleyWhitford on Tuesday November 10th and hosted by @vromans .
(3,4) The second event is with @glennkirschner2 on Wednesday November 11th hosted by @BooksandBooks.
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If Democrats do attend the hearings, they should not focus on Barrett's views on any future cases. She'll just dodge those questions anyway.
(2,19) They're hypothetical. She should dodge them. Don't even mention her religion. Instead Democrats should focus on the past four years of the Trump administration. This has been the most corrupt administration in American history. No need for hypotheticals.
(3,19) The questions are all right there. “Judge Barrett, would you please explain the emoluments clause in the Constitution. [She does.] Judge Barrett, if a president were to refuse to divest himself of his properties and, in fact, continue to steer millions of dollars of tax
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(1,4) File this under "you cannot make this up."

@broward_schools, @RobertwRuncie and @MSDHighSchool would like you to know that these photos are lining the office hallways to remind everyone of my daughter and 16 others who were murdered.
(2,4) I wonder which was for Jaime? Was it "Live Life" or "Be happy"? They are so f--king clueless. They want to cleanse MSD of reality that 17 amazing people, including my daughter, were murdered there because of incompetence, which in ways both big & small continues today.
(3,4) While they try to cleanse MSD of the reality of incompetence and murder, the district willingly takes grants and money from other agencies because of what happened and continues to aggressively litigate in court to avoid responsibility to the families.
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7 Oct
(1,6) I struggled with whether or not to post about this but decided I need to take a stand. The @browardschools School District failed in deadly ways. My daughter and 16 others were murdered because of their failures.
(2,6) Since that day, this district has referred to what happened as "that unfortunate incident." Since that day, this district has accepted grants and donations in the millions of dollars related to their failure, while spending your school dollars to avoid accountability to
(3,6) the families. In fact, they even applied for & received $10,000,000 from the federal government that was referred to as a Parkland Victims fund. Not a penny was for the victims. However, all of that is trivial compared to them asking us to prove that we suffered as a
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(1,11) My wife @jguttenbergot does not say much publicly, but when she does, you need to listen. As always, she nails this.

For anyone still undecided on who to vote for, Fred and I can list a million reasons to vote for Biden and zero for Trump.
(2,11) This election specifically isn't about republican vs. democrat. It's about kicking out horrific and offensive behavior, selfish behavior, and lying behavior. It's about bringing in decency, civility, honor, caring about others and respect.
(3,11) If you are still undecided and you knew Jaime, remember that the gun laws that were in place at the time of the shooting allowed for the killer to possess a gun. There were no red flag laws. Trump doesn't support gun safety measures of any kind including red flag laws &
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(1,7) It took me a day to figure out how to respond to this. Yesterday, the current occupant of the White House defended a white supremacist teen with an AR 15 who went looking for conflict and committed murder.
(2,7) This was the inevitable and predictable escalation as the AR 15 has been the weapon of choice this year by White Supremacists to intimidate @MomsDemand and elected government officials.
(3,7) Today, I would like to say thank you to the current occupant of the White House. Thank you for bringing sunlight to your bullshit. With this defense, thank you for showing us clearly how you plan to divert America from almost 200,00 coronavirus deaths.
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