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Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) - Shannon Desilets is a physical therapist from Pembroke who has a 5th grader. She says she is taking this election very seriously and gets very emotional about it.
"I feel like we've lost our core beliefs and values," she said.
She says she is tired of not being heard.
"We need someone in there who we can trust and who serves the people. If only Congress could live the life of a middle class citizen," she said. "Maybe then changes would be heard."
Shannon begins to cry when she talks about how much her small business struggles, how she has to decide which bill has to be paid first. She works with children with disabilities and people with chronic issues, practicing a method of therapy called the Masgutova method. She feels like she makes a difference in her patients' lives but can't afford her own.
"I can't pay my bills right now so how am I going to even think about college," she said. "Government seems corrupt to me."
She has not yet decided who to vote for because there is a piece of each candidate that she likes and dislikes. Voting for Obama is not an option for her, she says, because health care costs just keep going up and she feels his healthcare plan is at fault.
"I believe things can change," she added. "But I'm not sure how."