Last night, Hillary Clinton formally accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United States. History was made—and though we are all aware of that, no one truly appreciates it quite like the American women who've been waiting decades to see a woman in the oval office.
One such person is 102-year-old Jerry Emmett. The Arizona native, is a highly respected figure among Arizona's democratic circles today, though has been around since women weren't even allowed to vote. During the DNC roll call vote, Ms. Emmett cast 51 votes in favor of Hillary Clinton. "I cried! I never cry," she said immediately after participating in the roll call.
Ms. Emmett isn't the only one who'se been overcome with joy since Clinton's nomination. People around the country have been sharing pictures of their grandmothers to show how far we've come to have a woman, not only run for President, but become a party's Nominee.
Though several elderly women were able to share their excitment, many could not be here to witness such a historical even. Some people took this as an opportunity to remember their grandmothers who had passed, but would have been so proud if they could have been here today.
It's amazing to see how much change can happen in a lifetime, from marching for the right to vote to the realization of a woman recieving the party nomination. What do you think of these grandma endorsements?