I did my best to handle it tactfully and respectfully, and without letting their attitudes and actions effect me. Of course I was hated for this but whatever. At least I can say I followed my moral compass and that matters to me a great deal more than anyone actually liking me.

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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