I called Ann Callis, running for the 13th congressional district Illinois. I told her up front that I was almost 70, couldn’t canvass or hear well enough to work a phone bank, but would do paperwork and office work. She invited me to lunch, devoted time to getting to know me and has made me a member of her campaign team. Her campaign manager thanks me for my work so often I have started rolling my eyes ( on the phone, he can’t see me)- and I am the one that should be thanking them. Many people my age have nothing more interesting in their lives than Bingo night. I’ve got the opportunity to contribute. When you’re seventy, that is a very precious gift.