Guess Who's Coming to Dinner


It seems these days everything makes me burst into tears of joy. But, here I am watching "Guess Whose Coming to Dinner" and Dr Prentice is talking with Joey's dad about his future children with Joanna and the troubles they might encounter. Sidney Poitier says, "Joey said they'll all grow up to be president some day," and her dad said, "she's always been optimistic." Then Sidney Poitier says, "Yes, well, we both agree she's overly optimistic."

And then I said, "Actually, no! She's exactly right!" and started crying with joy again. A black man who meets a white woman in Hawaii and has a kid who grows up to be president is not an optimistic idea. It's precisely what has happened.

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