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We’re not victims. We’re voters.

Everyone in the 47% has a story. What’s yours?

Check out these brave people who’ve responded to Mitt Romney’s comment that 47% of Americans think of themselves as “victims” and will never “take responsibility for their lives.” And if you think there’s one response in particular that we should feature more, let us know by upvoting it with the “like” button!

We’ll be adding to this list, so submit your story here!

1) “… He’s not a victim. He’s my hero.”

Submitted by Donna & Bruce StClair from Forest, Virginia.

2) “Mr. Romney… I take responsibility for my children, my grandchildren, and my great-children, and have done that for more than sixty years.”

Submitted by DeEtte Beghtol Waleed from Moltnomah, Oregon.

3) “I was born without arms… but these are circumstances beyond my control.”

Submitted by tasteedlite.

4) “I pay my taxes, I work to give my students a good-quality education…”

Submitted by osujam1973.

5) “Mitt, the wife and I live a very modest lifestyle in our little California bungalow.”

Submitted by kaybee1945.

6) “Growing up, my family was part of Mitt Romney’s 47%.”

Submitted by Marlene Winkelbauer-Hurt.

7) “This is my message to Mitt Romney.”

Submitted by Mitch.

8) “Now I’m a full-time tenured professor… I’m not a victim, I’m a voter, and I’m grateful.”

Submitted by ybbob4.

Thanks for making it all the way down this page! We’ll be adding to this list, so please consider submitting your story here!