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Good advice for post election day comes from the past

Listening to the Carol and Susan-Unscripted live radio show, I heard some very good advice from guest Judy Wallace Irvin remembering her dad, Gilbert Wallace, long time Judge of Metcalfe County.

Judy said over the election seasons that she and her siblings would get all up in the air if things weren't going their way, but that their Dad never once got upset. He told his children, "when you run for office, you have to be just as prepared to lose as you do to win. You get up the next morning, go congratulate the winner and go right on just like you did the day before."

Judy asked that everybody listening to her on the radio go out and do just that this week. It seemed like the right advice to me.

Carol and Susan agreed. They both remembered that her Dad was a good man.

He was, he was. Susan and Carol said.

He was, I said to the radio.

This story was posted on 2016-11-15 21:00:46
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