These are 5 words I never imagined I would hear directed at me. It’s still sort of unbelievable to think about it actually.

The past 48 hours have been some of the most intense, emotional, rewarding hours of my life. I participated in an act of civil disobedience in front of the White House on Saturday along with 242 other people, which was organized to put pressure on President Obama to deny a permit for the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. A total of 1,253 people were arrested over a 2-week period for sitting on the sidewalk and peacefully demonstrating in support of clean energy.

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