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Jessica Wang
December 31, 2018 12:55 pm

Hillary Clinton reflected on 2018 with a heartfelt year-end message on social media. The former secretary of state took to Instagram on December 31st to call for “more light in 2019” after a tumultuous 2018, which she dubbed “a dark time for our country.” The message accompanied an old photo of the former first lady alongside husband Bill Clinton and their daughter, Chelsea in a sweet embrace. In the caption, she heralded activists, journalists, and voters.

She concluded, “Here’s to more light in 2019, and to a shared commitment to make it as bright as possible. Happy New Year.”

Clinton’s heartfelt sentiment references a year of political and social upheaval for the United States—which included the Central American migrant caravans that traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border for asylum, a contentious midterm election, and several mass shootings. In October, Clinton was among the top Democrats targeted with suspicious bomb packagings.

Given the 2018 we’ve all had, we’re all for a 2019 with more light.

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