Arianna Huffington: How Hurricane Sandy is Teaching our Nation Compassion

“While Sandy brought with it hardship and inconvenience, it also brought compassion, community and perspective. We will get through this. Sandy didn’t just knock the campaign off the front pages; it transformed it, as well.

At a moment of extreme polarization, Mother Nature brought us together. Suddenly, the artificial walls that our political process erects to separate us into little demographic micro-groups to make us believe we have no mutual interests got blown away by the massive hurricane.”

Read the rest of this powerful piece from Arianna Huffington here.

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