Sunday, January 24, 2016

““I’ve been in it for years. I was asked to make telephone...

""I've been in it for years. I was asked to make telephone calls. I worked at the polls. I had my picture taken with Mrs. Nixon, Mrs. Eisenhower. When Reagan came to Portsmouth, I set up a room for him and his wife. I'm in the book "Who's Who in American Politics." You can find me in there if you've got that book. I think it's important to take part. Get involved. Do what you can. … Being 94 now, I kind of let other people do it. But I do still vote. And I still have signs in my window." This #nytweekender, we're sharing Americans' hopes, fears and frustrations, as voiced to @nytimes reporters along the #Election2016 campaign trail. Follow along to see more portraits — like this one @chadbatka took of Shirley Hodgdon of Portsmouth, New Hampshire — from the ongoing series, #ofthepeople2016." By nytimes on Instagram.

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