New York Times: Montco Residents Celebrate As Philly Suburbs Deliver Votes Needed to Flip PA to Biden

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Many Montgomery County residents joined in celebration after the Philadelphia suburbs delivered votes needed to flip Pennsylvania from President Donald Trump to former Vice-President Joe Biden which essentially cemented his victory in the election, write Shane Goldmacher, Nick Corasaniti and Trip Gabriel for The New York Times.

Kristyn LaBarge of Ambler, a 48-year-old mother of four was out for a walk when the sound of celebratory pot-banging alerted her that Biden had won.

“It was one of the most phenomenal moments of our lives,” said LaBarge.

Another Montco resident, 65-year-old Julie Strauss, was also happy that the leaders of France and Canada quickly congratulated Biden on his win.

“There is enough of us here to be the country others in the world believed we were before,” she said.

Meanwhile, 46-year-old Gina Donato of Ambler said she has been crying a lot. But unlike the tears she shed four years ago when Trump won, this time it was tears of joy.

“It was such a release,” she said. “Oh my God, this is the first time I’ve had hope in four years.”

Read more about the reactions to the election at The New York Times by clicking here.

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