Fwd: Move to Amend
From: patty guerrero (pattypaxicloud.com)
Date: Mon, 18 May 2015 18:06:56 -0700 (PDT)
Proud to say that both of the Monahan brothers came to the salon 5 years ago to 
talk about their walk across the country.   A proud moment for Pax-Salon.


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> From: patty guerrero <pattypax [at] icloud.com>
> Subject: Move to Amend
> Date: May 18, 2015 at 8:03:47 PM CDT
> To: Patty Guerrero <pattypax [at] icloud.com>
> AMEND,:...................."Hello Minnesota Move To Amend supporters! I am so 
> sorry I cannot be with you in person, but am honored to join in this tribute 
> to‐‐ and celebration of‐‐ Laird and Robin Monahan.
> I will never forget the very first time I spoke with Laird on the phone. As 
> an organizer, I speak with a lot of people. I mean—a LOT of people. And this 
> was in the early days of forming Move To Amend, and we were getting calls 
> faster than we could handle them. But even in the midst of all that, some 
> conversations really stand out. And this one certainly did!
> Because this fellow called wit h the crazy idea that he was going to walk 
> across the country to help inspire people to join the movement. Oh, and 
> claimed to be calling from Sweden. Oh, and he was going to bring his younger 
> brother Robin along. The thing is‐‐ as crazy what he was saying seemed to 
> be‐‐he seemed so sane and lucid otherwise. 
> "I just can't write letters and sign petitions anymore,” he said. “It’s not 
> enough, and it’s not working. We’ve got to do something big to help wake 
> people up!”
> Needless to say, the “March of the Monahans” was a huge success! 
> There is no doubt in my mind that the success of Moved to Amend is in part 
> due to the inspiration and perspiration provided by Laird and Robin 
> Monahan.Laird’s commitment to justice and democracy knew no limit. He was an 
> example to us all, and he is deeply missed. 
> Laird and Robin are not only inspirational patriots and visionaries. They are 
> that, to be sure. They are also strong, resolute men of quick wit and good 
> cheer. They know how to tell a good story, and how to listen to one too. 
> My life is better because I got to spend some time with them, and I am 
> honored that they are my friends."

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