Originally published on heatherwhite.com on January 13, 2021
I never thought I would witness a coup before my eighteenth birthday.
I honestly thought my biggest problem this year would be managing to get my college applications in on time and keeping up with online school. Looking back, I feel very naive to have felt that way, but the anxiety that I feel about this country had become such a normal part of my daily life that I never imagined it could get worse.
My 8th grade field trip to Washington, D.C.