Democratic candidate for Georgia governor Stacey Abrams waves to supporters after speaking at an election-night watch party on Tuesday in Atlanta. (John Bazemore/AP)

Regarding the May 23 news article “Democrats pick candidates with compelling life stories”:

As the national Democratic Party seeks to define an agenda for the midterms, it need look no further than the acceptance speech by Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams. I am confident she will not mind the plagiarism.

Marisa C. Brown, Vienna