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Topic - Christine Sutton
Hawaii delegate Christine Sutton agreed that the cancellation "might have been overkill," but added that she understood the party's concern with safety, especially given the large number of delegates unfamiliar with tropical weather.
"There are a lot of people here who haven't been in hurricanes," said Mrs. Sutton. "I personally didn't think it was necessary [to cancel events], but I'm not from Florida. Here the weather can change at any moment."