Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Hi my name is Lakeisha, my family has lived in America since before it was independent, my great, great, great, great, grandmother served the household of Thomas Jefferson, yet somehow I feel like I don’t belong here. I am American.
Hi my name is Jorge, I love and call America my HOME. I was born here, to parents who were born here and I have family in Mexico who cannot come here. I am saddened to be a poor neighbor and my parents miss their families. I am American
Hi my name is Sakuro, my family was detained because the country that my grandparents left behind attacked my America. Does my HOME not love me like I love it? I am American
Hi my name is Betsy, my computer is soooo slow, it’s taking forever to download this song to my ipod. I’m grounded because I broke my 3rd cell phone this month, I’m so bored. I am American.
Hi my name is American House Wife and I have 4 children and I raise them to the morals and values passed down to me by the family generations. My family lived in a nice home in a respectable neighborhood until my Husbands’ job was offshored when his company cut costs and we had to foreclose, I am American.
Hi, my name is U.S. Armed Forces, I’m being deployed on my 2nd tour in Afghanistan. I miss my family and my home. Hey, why am I here? I thought Iraq was the enemy. I am American
Hi, my name is Senior Citizen. I worked for 35 years at the same company, my pension was all but lost in the 80’s and social security barely makes ends meet. I can only hope I don’t lose Medicare. I am American.
Hi my name is Victim of a Crime, I was robbed, raped and beaten and left for dead. My assailant was arrested, tried, but released because his lawyers found a loophole and he walks free today. I live in fear every day, I am American.
Hi, my name is MIA, don’t forget me please, I don’t know where I am but I know I am American.
Hi, my name is Patriot. I do not tolerate tyranny and I will defend you to the death. The only color I see is Red, White, and Blue but they call me a terrorist. I am American.