Meeting Romney & Ryan
Posted on 11/06/2012 @ 09:15 PM
The BBYO teens who chose to campaign for the Romney Ryan camp had the unique experience of meeting them in person. While the team was making calls at the hub, both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan stopped by to show their appreciation for their supporters.
Romney made his way through the crowd talking to people, shaking hands with and signing t-shirts:
Ryan stopped to meet, shake hands and take pictures with as many people as possible. Ari Johary, 17 years old from BBYO Lonestar, snapped a shot:
After meeting Romney, Gary Levine, 16 years old of BBYO North Texas/Oklahoma, said, “It was one of the most amazing political experiences I’ve had in my life. Going door to door and making phone calls endorsing Romney was a memorable experience because I was able to talk to people who had something in common with me. All in all, though, the greatest part was meeting Mitt Romney and shaking both Romney and Ryan’s hands. I was shocked and thrilled that I was able to be so close to them.”