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Mon Jan 18, 2021, 03:11 PM

"She didn't have to do that. No one else did it."



Most people know her as Jill Biden. But to some she is Dr. B, the compassionate and challenging educator who went the extra mile.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/jill-biden-professor/2021/01/12/c5ec4a74-4ea3-11eb-bda4-615aaefd0555_story.html

Stack said that while settling into American life she caught bronchitis and coughed endlessly though her classes.

“I didn’t have insurance. I didn’t even know where to go to the doctor,” Stack said. “[Biden] was trying to help me and figure out how to get that care. She didn’t have to do that. No one else did it.”

And the compassion was returned. Biden, in her memoir, recounted the time her sister underwent a stem cell transplant. The professor told her class at NOVA that she would miss their next session so she could care for her sister.

“I quickly faced the whiteboard so the students wouldn’t see the tears filling my eyes,” Biden wrote. “When I turned back around, every single student was standing. They made a line and came up to hug me, one by one. At that moment, I knew just how much I needed them.”

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Reply "She didn't have to do that. No one else did it." (Original post)
Miles Archer Jan 2021 OP
Butterflylady Jan 2021 #1
fwvinson Jan 2021 #16
subterranean Jan 2021 #18
IronLionZion Jan 2021 #21
DENVERPOPS Jan 2021 #32
Moostache Jan 2021 #2
Catcar Jan 2021 #3
MyOwnPeace Jan 2021 #4
AZ8theist Jan 2021 #12
MyOwnPeace Jan 2021 #14
AZ8theist Jan 2021 #19
PatSeg Jan 2021 #5
Karma13612 Jan 2021 #6
Biophilic Jan 2021 #7
GopherGal Jan 2021 #27
Biophilic Jan 2021 #28
MontanaMama Jan 2021 #8
hibbing Jan 2021 #9
Mr.Bill Jan 2021 #10
onecaliberal Jan 2021 #11
SergeStorms Jan 2021 #13
ffr Jan 2021 #15
marble falls Jan 2021 #17
mdbl Jan 2021 #23
marble falls Jan 2021 #25
Ferrets are Cool Jan 2021 #20
ladym55 Jan 2021 #22
Hermit-The-Prog Jan 2021 #24
KY_EnviroGuy Jan 2021 #26
niyad Jan 2021 #29
Schmice3 Jan 2021 #30
George II Jan 2021 #31
BobTheSubgenius Jan 2021 #33

Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 03:15 PM

1. I am so looking forward to her being First Lady.

Especially after what we had to put up with for the last 4 years.

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Response to Butterflylady (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:56 PM

16. Finally, get that Russian Bit#h out of my WH

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Response to fwvinson (Reply #16)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 05:06 PM

18. She is not a Russian bit#h!

She is Slovenian.

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Response to fwvinson (Reply #16)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 05:51 PM

21. Be Best

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Response to Butterflylady (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 19, 2021, 03:23 PM

32. Absolutely! Doesn't it feel good?????

I gotta tell everyone:

I fully expect some of my FORMER RepubliCON friends and family that I have banished from my life, will come to me, dragging their butts, and trying and get back into my life........

I will have one short thing to say: *FUCK OFF*

OUR LIVES HAVE BEEN MADE HELL FOR FOUR YEARS, AND PROBABLY WILL BE FOR A LOT OF US FOR THE REST OF OUR LIVES... AND YOU THINK YOU CAN PRETEND THIS CONFLAGRATION NEVER HAPPENED WHEN YOU DID EVERYTHING YOU COULD DO, TO MAKE IT HAPPEN?

FUCK YOU...................

(And, the RepuliCON party and politicians will be falling over themselves to try to distance themselves from Trumpism and pretend they had nothing to do with Trump and begging the Republican Voters to keep supporting them. SCREW EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THEM TOO...........)

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 03:16 PM

2. My god...the contrast is STUNNING.

Again, there is nothing redeemable or admirable about the Trumps, but the sheer amount that they pale in comparison to the Obamas AND the Bidens is jarring.

I LOVE that we are going back to "I needed ALL of them..." from "I don't really care, do u?"

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 03:17 PM

3. I'm crying. For a good reason. Been a while..

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 03:19 PM

4. You know, I was thinking about that time when

Melania was visiting those kids and they hugged her and said how much they loved her coat.......

Warms your heart, doesn't it?

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Response to MyOwnPeace (Reply #4)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:36 PM

12. I was thinking about the time they held that baby in El Paso ....

who was just orphaned by a Reich wing Nazi Doturd loving scumbag in a mass shooting.

And the 2 of them were smiling with the thumbs up.

A more vile, disgusting pair of pigs cannot be found in the human species....

(I get your sarcasm. A LOT of folks on here don't, but I do...well played)

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Response to AZ8theist (Reply #12)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:48 PM

14. Your "coverage" of the event

is much more accurate - and disturbing.

And your description of the "First Couple" is chillingly accurate.

Sometimes people need clear black & white displayed directly in front of them in order to begin to understand.

Well stated!

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Response to MyOwnPeace (Reply #14)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 05:20 PM

19. Thank you.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 03:25 PM

5. Okay and now I'm crying

The Bidens tend to do that to me.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 03:41 PM

6. Isn't this nice?

Civil type stories.

No p*ssy grabbing, no horrible divisive rhetoric.

And, “Dr. B” wasn’t wearing a jacket that day in class, as she faced the white board that said “I don’t really care, do you?”

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 03:59 PM

7. I don't believe in god, but is some super deity wanted to set up total opposites

he or she couldn't have done a better job that the Bidens and the Trumps. Maybe we, as a nation really needed to see the worse juxtaposed to the very best to understand are world. The Bidens are just such good people and the trumps are just such horrible ones.

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Response to Biophilic (Reply #7)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 09:26 PM

27. Contrast on both sides. A real @#$% Sandwich

The the current Lame Duck a l'orange and his sullen trophy wife being the disgusting filling sandwiched in between the Obamas and the Bidens.

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Response to GopherGal (Reply #27)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 10:01 PM

28. Oh, yes. LOL Great description.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:00 PM

8. Dr. Biden is truly "be best"

every single day. What a relief to have good people in leadership again.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:18 PM

9. Hope

This is what I want, I am going to do my best to tune out all the Biden garbage and focus on having normal people in our house.


Peace

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:22 PM

10. And, in Joe's own words,

"She's a knockout."

Inside and out, one of the most beautiful people on this planet.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:26 PM

11. The actual best people.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:41 PM

13. And she's never modeled in the nude.



Another Democratic First Lady, WHO'S ACTUALLY A LADY, and not some yucky silicone and botox filled squeaky toy for the most gross adult/child in the world.

Dr. Jill Biden is going to be an amazing First Lady, to go along with an amazing president, Joe Biden, and an incredible vice-president, Kamala Harris. A round of applause for them all.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 04:52 PM

15. What a great emotional story.

One I haven't been able to identify with since T---- stained our democracy.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 05:05 PM

17. Between the Obamas and the Bidens, maybe what used to be plain common courtesy just might ...

... become common again.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #17)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 06:11 PM

23. I am looking forward to a time when i don't have to use the term asshole so often.

that will be nice

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Response to mdbl (Reply #23)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 06:15 PM

25. My reputation was one as being very nice person. I would like very much to be that person again.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 05:43 PM

20. DAMNED ONIONS

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 06:08 PM

22. And something else to think about Dr. Biden

She teaches at a community college. Her students are largely first-generation college students, many have financial challenges and may have issues with food or housing, and often are juggling school, work, and a family. These are students that have so many obstacles to face when trying to succeed. These students deserve excellence and compassion, and it's one more reason I think Dr. Biden is amazing.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 06:14 PM

24. I'm in shock. Humane people are going to occupy our WH again!

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Mon Jan 18, 2021, 06:18 PM

26. The good-side emotions return to America.

Enough fear, anger, loathing and selfishness.....

Bring back the joy, empathy and unselfishness in a flood. Dr. Jill Biden will be a big part of this revival....


I began feeling better mentally and physically soon after the election......

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Tue Jan 19, 2021, 01:27 PM

29. Damned dusty in here!

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Tue Jan 19, 2021, 02:08 PM

30. She doesn't need to strive to Be Best; she's already the best. n/t

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Tue Jan 19, 2021, 02:17 PM

31. Joe and Jill Biden are the kind of people we need to occupy the White House. Great to have....

....real NORMAL people who care about others back again.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Tue Jan 19, 2021, 03:36 PM

33. Wow! It's like she and Melania are clones!

Except, unfortunately, Mel was thoroughly and massively irradiated in her early childhood and leaned more towards Creature From The Black Lagoon than she did Dr. Biden.

What? Haven't you ever seen a superhero/horror movie?

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