Friends —

With the start of the New Year and the official beginning of my first term as a State Senator for the 156th Georgia General Assembly, the challenges of the former year have highlighted the theme of our work here at the state Capitol.


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When asked recently to name his personal hero, Beto O’Rourke responded with “my wife” — and he probably thought he’d nailed it. Former congressman John Delaney must have had a similar thought process, because he, too, told the New York Times that his wife was his hero when he answered the same questionnaire, which was distributed to all Democratic presidential candidates. And so did Seth Moulton. And so did Jay Inslee. And so did Steve Bullock.

“The ‘Wife Guys’ of the 2020 presidential race” The Washington Post, June 20, 2019

You want to know who my hero is? Hands…

Michelle Au

Physician. Mom. Masters Degree in Public Health. Proud Chinese-American. State Senator for Georgia’s 48th District. Tweets: @AuforGA E-mail: Michelle.Au@senate

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