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I Am Proud to Be An American

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Oct 22, 2012

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

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

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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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    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 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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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Mar 25

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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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    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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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Mar 25

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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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    So I was born in Port Patrick Scotland, the son of a Ex GI (American) and a house wife (Native) then by the time I was 5 we moved to Northern Ireland, till the IRA (Irish Republic...
    KnoxvilleStrong KnoxvilleStrong 26-30, M 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I am mixed blood. My mother is mostly European (American, but European ancestry.) She is also 1/16th Cherokee and "pretends" to follow the Native American beliefs. She is dating...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    Born in Los Angeles, raised in Denver. I take pride in my country and get very offended and hostile to people who insult the United States. I've observed many nationalities and...
    UnitedStatesNuclearArsenal UnitedStatesNuclearArsenal 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I am mixed with African American on my dad's side. He is mixed with African American and Native American. idk what percentage that makes me T.T... love my curly hair, i rock an...
    EchoesInTwistedMeadows EchoesInTwistedMeadows 22-25 Sep 26

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    I don't think that I can express my feelings of disgust with the Americans. Sorry but the lot of you disgust me and I have no idea what has happened to our nation! I'm about one...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am feeling passionate this fine autumn morning. You ask me why I'm patriotic. You wonder why I am so furious. You ridicule me for being proud of my country and you mock my...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 11

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    I am a quarter Chickasaw and a quarter Choctaw, both from my mother. The other half is a mix of English, Irish, Scottish, and German. I am proud of my Native American heritage.
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T 1 Response Oct 11

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    I'm from New York, born and raised. I have been in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Florida. I am proud to be American but I would like to visit France, Japan and especially...
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    yep also serving. I'm A-10s specialist and i love my job. its a very rewarding experience since being able to watch them take off everyday makes me proud to wear the uniform.
    TGDOGG TGDOGG 18-21, M Sep 25

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    What Makes Us Different Than Any Other Americans?-I often get into spirited debates with my college student daughter about this. I am Black,born and raised in Alabama&Florida,with...
    SexiestChocolate SexiestChocolate 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I descend from at least four men (that I know of) who served as combatants for the successful Colonial effort to break away from King George and England, all in the southern...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 14

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    The Redskins? Come On! The other night I watched the John Stewart show, and saw the heated debate between Washington Redskins fans and a Native American coalition. As a Mohawk I...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    Just when I needed to hear some good news I found this! YAY! david 17 Mail Help Follow Yahoo News     News Home U.S...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I was born and raised in the United States, and am a third generation Texan by birth, though I currently do not live in Texas. And the majority of my ancestry traces back to...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 26

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    Yep I am a American, to be honest a southern American. Any more southern Americans on this site
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 8 Responses Oct 1

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    "I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream." - Bruce Springsteen 
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Sep 23

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    I am truly proud to be a Muslim because I know Islam is the right religion and I am on the right path. Islam is the second largest religion in the world and the fastest growing...
    khaalleed khaalleed 26-30 1 Response Sep 24

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    not american . but I noticed americans always want war , if you want is so much go fight in iraq and syria and fight ebola see how much you want it then....
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 10 Responses Oct 2

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    I may be a blonde boy, but my great grandmother was in fact native american, i believe I am like 25 percent native american, I hate it when my history teacher says "we kicked them...
    sharpshooter721 sharpshooter721 18-21 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My parents are very lovely. I always try my best to feels them proud. Every parents wants that his or her child can do the best . My parents always worried about me. If I am in any...
    SUMIA2108 SUMIA2108 16-17, F Sep 26

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    That's one of the reasons why my wife married me for - in addition 2 being a geek (and dork sometimes). In fact she'll use nerd/geek/dork as terms of endearment. Growing up I...
    booyah73 booyah73 41-45, M Oct 8

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    God bless America. Once again, respectfully I say to myself, “What the **** does that mean?” God bless America? Is that a request? Is that a demand? Is that a suggestion...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M Sep 24

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    I was born in America and I live in America so yes. I am American :)
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 25

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    kaivaughn kaivaughn 31-35, M Sep 25

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