Originally posted by Zamboner
That's nice however there's something that irks me about a Mom taking a picture of her letter and posting it on facebook for all to see. It no longer becomes an intimate and special moment between a mother and son, it becomes an exercise in self-promotion. I understand that perhaps the motive could have been to inspire other parents of gay teens to be mor ...[text shortened]... don't think a facebook share is as world-changing as people like to think. Cynical, I know.
I'm not part of the whole Facebook 'thing', but I'm pretty sure people mainly think of it as a way to communicate with friends and relatives, not to post stuff meant for the whole world to see.
I guess what I mean is, you don't see it as 'world-changing', well, I'm sure she doesn't, either. I don't either, but this story is nice to share. And that's why it made the news, a bit of 'good news' for a change. That's all.
Compare it with that other note from that woman who wants a neighbor to tear down a ramp she built for her handicapped son. Night and day.