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I Am Proud to Be An American

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Jun 10, 2012

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

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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...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Mar 25

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Oct 22, 2012

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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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    I Am Today

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Mar 25

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    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F May 8, 2010

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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 1 day ago

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

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    I am an American , and proud of it!! This is greatest country God ever gave man. I feel so blessed to have been born and raised in America. If that is offensive to you, that's your...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think I look a little bit Native American, but most people don't necessarily guess this is part of my ancestry. My grandma's grandma was a full blood Delaware Indian. Sometimes...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    As a proud African-American of this amazing country, HAPPY 4th FOR EVERYONE OUT THERE!
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    In the latest poll, 58% of Americans now believe that the Obama administration is incompetent at managing the federal government. My question is what type of hallucinogenic drugs...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Born and raised and proud :)
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    Gramma is Irish, Swedish, Danish, & Scottish. Papa is Irish, German, British, Crow Indian. Ama is Chinese & Aztec Mexican. Apa was Spaniard, French, and Mexican. I am an...
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    What do Conservatives do to give themselves such a horrible reputation for ignorance and sex-hate? Well, sometimes they just open their mouths and preach to the choir, like this...
    bitlord bitlord 51-55 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am a redneck country girl!! Fishing and hunting or dirt bike ridding and shooting I'm there! Proud to be free to be me...
    ladybugluck09 ladybugluck09 26-30, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yes I am. and a very proud one
    mrmarine mrmarine 46-50, M 6 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I'm happy I was born I a country that would allow me to have so many freedoms... But the history of the country and the way it affects people even now really really bothers me. In...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Give me a headstrong American woman anyday! My father, a native of Belarus, tried to run our house based on old fashioned tradionalist bullshit from the Stone Ages. Women should be...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M Jul 15

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    Casual relationships: This is the one where you, the American woman, think you’re dating this really nice Arab guy and it feels like it’s getting serious. 1. He says all the...
    alaacrot alaacrot 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    You want to know what's wrong? I'll tell you.... The guys here want to know what's wrong with us, Ladies. They want to know why we won't do what they say or why we won't worship...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I am American born. My mom is American born and my dad is Canadian. So I'm like Canadian American....I guess.
    CheyenneScott CheyenneScott 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I have native american ancestry on both sides of my family. One of my mother's great grandmother was freed mulatto black slave who sought shelter at an Indian reservation...
    CheyenneScott CheyenneScott 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I have been in US for 2 years now. Honestly, I always have a dream that I can date an American girl and even get married though I'm Asian. It seems that I still get to know more...
    qizu qizu 22-25, M Jun 29

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    Occasionally I wonder: what if the government found a way to allocate reparations, the equivalent of that "40 acres and a mule" promised after the Civil War, to the descendants of...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am a Native American man and it's nice to read stories of women who appreciate the beauty of Native American men. Thank you. You all are beautiful too.
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M Jul 1

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    15 giveaways that you're American, written by a Non-American! My husband asked me if I had been EVERYWHERE!
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    I was born in Stuttgart Germany to an African-American woman who had grown disillusioned with the US Army and her forbidden Bosnian Serb lover(her commanding officer did NOT...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've always have felt this statement seems somewhat unnecessary.I'm a single dad raised my kids alone best I could and they've turned out just fine.I'm very proud of them and tell...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am a complete and utter nerd. AND PROUD!!!! If I'm called a nerd at school I laugh at them and say "thank you." As if receiving a compliment. A nerd is technically just somebody...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    I am proud of my legs. I'm 6ft tall and all legs. People have always said I was good looking and once my body started maturing I started getting more and more compliments on my...
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 Jul 8

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    My American Dream? 1) A family of my own 2) Property and home paid off 3) A job that I enjoy with great benefits 4) A dependable (doesn't have to be new) vehicle which is also paid...
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M Jun 30

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    Why do Americans spell words so differently to the ACTUAL real word as it is in English?? I mean the word is FANTASISE not ...IZE.... it is COLOUR, not COLOR, it is NEIGHBOUR, not...