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What Do I Tell My Children?

This was the popular refrain of the very many Americans who were disheartened by the victory of Donald Trump on November 8th.   The question stemmed from deep concerns about troubling rhetoric that the President-elect had been heard using or had been attributed to him regarding women and others, that reflected a degree of insensitivity that most would find to be offensive.  Well, now that Donald Trump has won and is our President-elect we now need to reflect upon what this means for our country and what it is that we can communicate to our children.  Here are some upbeat things we might say to them: