I found myself getting pretty choked up at times while watching the ceremonies in D.C. as Kamala Harris and Joe Biden were sworn in — and I’m not even American. So, I can imagine how many citizens of the United States are feeling today.

I am so happy for you, and for the world, really. Of course, the citizens of the United States and the world have a long way to go to overcome all that ails us, and we can’t expect one man and one woman to solve all the problems. But we can count on them to give it their all because they are good, honest people.

To all my American readers, congratulations on a new beginning in your country.

God bless, America.

— Jillian