How Bernie Sanders influenced my life and turned me into a political activist

Sam
Sam
May 3 · 5 min read
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It was 2015. I’m in Lebanon (yes, the country in the Middle East) in 11th grade and unsure of what I want to do in university. I knew I loved writing and I knew it had to do something along those lines. Growing up a football (soccer) junkie, I thought why not sports journalism? But then, Bernie Sanders announced his presidential campaign against Hillary…