A 10-year-old daughter's letter
thanking President Barack Obama for supporting her two-dad family has
In the letter, Sophia Bailey Klugh
thanks Obama for supporting gay marriage.
“Dear Barack Obama,” she wrote.
“It's Sophia Bailey Klugh. Your friend who invited you to dinner.
You don't remember okay that's fine. But I just wanted to tell you
that I am so glad you agree that two men can love each other because
I have two dads and they love each other. But at school kids think
that it's gross and weird but it really hurts my heart and feelings.
So I come to you because you are my hero. If you were me and you had
two dads that loved each other, and kids at school teased you about
it, what would you do?”
“I just wanted to say you really
inspire me, and I hope you win on being the president. You would
totally make the world a better place.”
“Your friend, Sophia.”
“P.S. Please tell your daughters hi
She ended her letter with a doodle of
her dads sharing a kiss.
Sophia's dads, Jonathan Bailey and
Triton Klugh, posted the letter on Facebook along with the note:
“I've refrained from all the political posts, but this is just too
close to home to ignore. This is not about President Obama – it's
about what's right. So frankly, if you don't agree with the
innocent, heartfelt and surprisingly straightforward position of my
10 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER, then please unfriend me because we don't
actually belong connected here in the first place.”