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I Am Proud to Be An American

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 251 People

    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F May 8, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    peza peza 46-50, M 8 Responses Jul 12, 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 Am Today

    ...but maybe not tomorrow.....
    TheChurchLady TheChurchLady 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 12, 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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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Oct 22, 2012

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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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    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 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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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Jun 10, 2012

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Mar 25

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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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    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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    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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    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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    vickieprince vickieprince 51-55, F 9 Responses Sep 11, 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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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Mar 25

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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 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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    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 13-15, M 1 Response 14 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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    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 Oct 15

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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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    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 3 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 2 Responses Oct 14

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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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    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 Oct 22

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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 9 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 4 Responses Oct 20

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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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    It's probably the thing I'm most ashamed of in my life so far. I was having a really bad week that week. I was being bullied more than usual, I had loads of assignments due and I...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    South Carolina, born and raised. I even have the motto tattooed on my arm and it ain't coming off. I live all the way in Slovakia now, but I'll always be American.
    JustIridescent JustIridescent 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    I can probably relate anything in my life to a specific scene or episode in American dad or family guy. I think I might have a problem.
    ericabri12 ericabri12 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    The recent shootings that we have seen on TV, about young teenaged African Americans doesn't bring any surprise to me. In my opinion they brought it upon themselves and those...
    Ruizf2 Ruizf2 26-30 1 Response Oct 1

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    Why do other countries hate us so much? Why do they feel the need to terrorize us? Attack us? Threaten us? Kill our people? Our friends? Our loved ones? Why are they keeping our...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 79 Responses Oct 2

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    Mohawks Don't Live in TeepeesI'm part Mohawk. Watered-down, I have to admit, including the fact that I'm a redhead with freckles. But still the Mohawk blood runs through my veins...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 4 Responses Oct 10

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    not American but would love to visit US one day (if i get a chance)
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Oct 12

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    A Visit To CaughnawagaYesterday I took a delightful day trip with my fellow church parishioners to the towns of Auriesville and Fonda, New York, which are about forty miles west of...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    I'm soooooo bored right now with nothing to do! Anyone have any suggestions? Has nothing to do with being American but WTH
    Lld84 Lld84 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 14

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    Ever watch the show Supernatural? 1967 Impala, 327, black....never wanted a car so bad in my life, except that Ferrari on Magnum P.I. But that Impala, man oh man, what a...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 15

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    By African American, I mean that my ancestors were enslaved here in the United States. I'm sure that even far removed, there are still traces of African identity that lives on...
    eartheyes82 eartheyes82 31-35, M 5 Responses Oct 15

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