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Walking with the Alligators

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A week ago, our world changed in Orlando forever and it has taken this long to be able to write about what has happened here.

Words of love and hope have come to Orlando from all over the World, but for those who live here, we are all still mostly numb.

It is all still surreal.

Many of you know that I came here from California and have found adjusting to the vast cultural differences between the two states, quite difficult.

One of the most glaring differences for me personally between the two places, was in the way those of the Gay Community are viewed and treated here.

California, my home for over 30 years, has an admirable level of acceptance and respect for the LGBT/Gay community.

My very best friend at Piedmont Airlines was gay and we spent many wonderful hours together, both at and away from…

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