On April 22, 2009, Philip Spooner spoke before the Maine legislature. His testimony in favor of same-sex marriage was inspiring. So much so that Melissa Dunphy wrote this piece for the 2010 Simon Carrington Chamber Singers Composition Competition:
Watch it with the annotation on. It can be a bit hard to understand at times, but well worth the 8 minutes.
"What do you think I fought for at Omaha Beach?" That was this man's answer to what he thought about equality for LGBTs. It should be the answer we all give.