"When they entered the room, about an hour after the event had started, it was a bit overwhelming seeing so many interracial couples in the room. Lovers, friends, families, they were all there, some dancing, some drinking and laughing, some on the very long line to the grilled hot dogs and hamburgers. The energy was positive and happy. Mama’s husband slowed down his pace a bit as they entered the room.
Mama leaned over to him and said, 'It’s kinda like realizing you’re a member of a cool club you didn’t even know you signed up for, huh?'
'Yeah,' he said, complete awe on his face..."