Posts tagged dear america
Dear America: From A Mother of Brown Children

One day, my children will be ready to leave our home and go off into your landscape. I will take every opportunity to prepare them until that day comes. I will teach them to love their brother, take care of family, say their prayers, and always do what is right. They will know that America is a work in progress, capable of greater good and great evil.

I will teach my children the truth about you, America.

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Dear America: From a Once Timid Ally

The morning of The Pulse Nightclub massacre, I cried. I immediately texted a group thread I had active at the time, most of us newly seventeen or eighteen:

"I just want you all to know that I love you so much and I don't know what I would do if something happened to you. Yes, this is because of the news this morning but also for all times. I just want you to know I love you."

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