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riverdaughter aka RD: Some of you may know me by my DailyKos username, goldberry. I am a resident of the deepest, darkest jungles of the central New Jersey suburbs working in research. My hometown is Pittsburgh, PA and my relatives all had houses within site of one of the four rivers. The picture in the header is of the convergence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers to form the Ohio at The Point in downtown Pittsburgh. It seems like an apt metaphor for bringing the divided together again. We will start with the Democratic party and then work to bring together the rest of the country. We will come together at our common goals and go forward together, strengthened and mighty

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