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I Am Proud to Be An American

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    Hero Florida Cops Save Neighborhood, Shoot Man Getting Cigarette From Mom’S Car

    Sheriff’s deputies in the Florida panhandle town of Warrington shot a 60-year-old man in the leg Saturday as he was getting a cigarette out of his mother’s car in the driveway of the home they share. A neighbor called 911 when they saw Roy Middleton getting into the car at 2...
    peza peza 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    Yes, I Am Still Proud To Be An American

    I am the first to admit, I am always finding fault with our country. I do not see America thru rose colored glasses. Her beautiful face and body is ugly and scarred with racial hate, religious intolerance, depressing poverty, illegal blood baths overseas, Americans struggling to...
    imkandy imkandy 66-70, F Sep 22, 2010

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    I would like to take a moment to thank all the

    brave men and women who serve or have served for our country!! Good bless!! http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vPKp29Luryc
    stjlynn stjlynn 26-30, F 4 Responses May 26

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    Complete Joy

    As an eyewitness to that horrible day in Septemeber 2001, as an American, as a human being, I cannot begin to tell you how happy I was when I heard that Bin Laden was killed. Not captured, but killed. I was filled with absolute and complete joy. What we all wanted on Setptember...
    RichieRich78 RichieRich78 51-55, M 4 Responses May 2, 2011

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    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F May 8, 2010

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    I Get Real Tired of Being Asked to Apologize For It

    A poem: I was once asked just what I believe in, And though I know I sounded out of touch, I told that person what I believe in, Knowing all the while, it wouldn’t matter to him much. I took off my hat, looked him in the eye and said: Sir, I choose to believe in...
    Pendark Pendark 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    I am a proud American!

    With July 4th upcoming I am especially thankful to God that I am an American. I pray that the new and future immigrants value freedom for all as much as those who came before us.
    lad7466 lad7466 46-50, F Jul 1

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Mar 25

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    AnasooyAathreya-SeshaAnjaneyakrishna Athrison :

    August 1952 I joined Medical College . August 1992 , my career in Bhaarath India is coming to an end and USA beckoned me . My journey from East to West following the Sun across western ghats . My journey commenced in Guntur to Chennai to Mumbai ,across western seas to Heathrow...
    AATHREYAARBEEKAY AATHREYAARBEEKAY 36-40, M Jul 24

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    Happy 4th of July Love the fire works Love

    the family, love the friends love the meaning of this glorious day
    Rena4 Rena4 31-35, F Jul 4

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Jun 10, 2012

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    The Best Life Is Made In America!

    where would you go to see freedom, people from around the world and less people criticizing you from who you are? well, i believe the answer is U.S.A. because if you head to a place where i'm from you won't see the same thing, the island i live in there's violence, people not...
    Shumway21 Shumway21 18-21, M Dec 28, 2011

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    Thank You.

      Thank you for this group. I will try to write a poem or at least a point of thought to post here sometime soon about it from the soldiers point of view.   Thank you again everyone. Please send a letter if nothing else to a soldier over seas soon. I can't even begin...
    rescue3 rescue3 31-35, M Jul 14, 2009

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    peza peza 46-50, M 8 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    And I'm proud to be an American were at least i

    know I'm free. And i wont forget the men who died who died, who gave that right to me. And i gladly stand up next to u and defend her still today 'cause there ain't no doubt i love this land God bless the USA. I love this song its my fav cus i am proud to be an American. God...
    Blackbelt4ever Blackbelt4ever 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Land Of The Free

    At the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox were placed in solitary confinement following the murder of a prison guard. They maintain that they were targeted for the crime because of their membership in a prison chapter of the Black Panthers...
    peza peza 46-50, M 6 Responses Sep 9, 2013

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    Star Spangled Banner Madison Rising

    This is an Awesome Version of Our National Anthem
    Snigglefluffy Snigglefluffy 46-50, M Sep 26, 2013

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    vickieprince vickieprince 51-55, F 9 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I Dont Care What Others Say...

    I truly wish all the nay-sayers who bash America would leave. Why do we need toxicity here? We should be building each other up and trying to make America better, not tear it down by saying hateful things. If you don't want to be an American, please emigrate. In my honest...
    VainGoddess VainGoddess 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2013

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Mar 25

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    to all our military serving our country

    whether here or abroad, thank you..i salute you..to everyone,may you have a blessed Memorial Day!!
    mrguitar mrguitar 56-60, M 1 Response May 26

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Mar 25

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    Independence Day Thanks

    We have several holidays that afford us the opportunity to say thanks to the men and women who have served or are serving our country.  And don't forget to thank their mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, wives, husbands, and especially their children. Call your local ...
    myndsi myndsi 51-55, F Jul 3, 2009

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    I Am Today

    ...but maybe not tomorrow.....
    TheChurchLady TheChurchLady 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    I Would Be Proud

    I am not American. I am from Morocco. I have lived in Morocco all my life except one year I studied in Dallas Texas. I would like to go back to America but it is so hard to get a Visa from a Arab country. Although I am mostly Berber but I am a quarter Arab. I like America because...
    UnePetiteFilleDuMaroc UnePetiteFilleDuMaroc 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2013

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Oct 22, 2012

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    Although African Americans endured many, many struggles, I am proud to be black. I love my heritage and wouldn't want to change it for anything. Our ancestors went through so much...
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    Our Global Actions Revealed That The American People Are Racist.Race is defined as the human classification of a group of people that are related by common descent or heredity...
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    The secret report that helps Israel hide facts.The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by the pollster Frank Luntz.Israeli spokesmen have their work...
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    I have always been attracted to American culture. I love their music, movies, people and the country of course. I have never been there, never met an American but the funny thing...
    azanun azanun 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 3

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    My actual name is Awentis. But I prefer to be called Raven. I find my culture to be proud. I grew up on a reservation with both of my parents. Life on the reservation is a little...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 1

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    My dad is from Mexico and my mom is white. English is my native language but I grew up speaking Spanish as a kid. I understand a lot of spanish and I speak it pretty well. I am...
    Rippie Rippie 22-25, M Nov 9

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    Airline Captain!!!............ My lead flight attendant came to me and said, "We have an H.R. on this flight." (H.R. stands for human remains.) "Are they military?" I asked. 'Yes...
    hancockian hancockian 66-70, M Nov 13

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    We'll Take Manhattan!Americans, especially New Yorkers, are familiar with the 1626 purchase of Manhattan Island by Peter Minuit for a pathetic $24. But there is much more to that...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Where I live we have many Native American communities. I have several Native friends. My "issue" is that Native Americans were here first, we conquered them, we starved them...
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    Yes , i love the Native people and their culture and have much respect for them. they are very wise and skillful and anyone can learn a lot from them, they wreak of wisdom. Just...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I LOVE AMERICAN HORROR STORY SO MUCH! In my head the days of the week literally is like: Sunday Monday Tuesday American Horror Story Thursday Friday Saturday
    Aphrodite14 Aphrodite14 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    I was born in Ottawa, Canada to Cape Verdean immigrants. When I was 3, my family moved into the USA, I was raised in Ohio. I always felt American, I've always loved this country...
    BSPdS BSPdS 13-15, M 4 Responses Nov 11

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    Yes you want to believe it...I am proud and independent...A woman of many talents and yes I can be very haughty when I want to be...I don't like to be pushed, nor do I like to be...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 30

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    I've always been the time of person that just settles once I get comfortable some where. Sometimes it's a curse and sometimes it's a blessing. My situation right now, with my job...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F Oct 31

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    I just have a question and don't want hate or a war in comment. What is there to be proud of being fat? Other than being able to accept it with confidence. You don't necessarily...
    AlwaysAnonnymous AlwaysAnonnymous 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I have came a long way I feel in my life. I've gotten over some fears and have done some awesome life experiences. I've helped people when they needed it and always will offer it...
    Mickeymae Mickeymae 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 5