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World to Obama: Thanks for Giving Us Back Our America

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Novick

It's the immigrants who really know the fragility of liberty; how it can be won and lost, and won and lost again. For them freedom is not a parade. It's a flower in a storm.

What it Means to Be American

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Ruxin

I'd like to go back to Rwanda or Kenya or Ethiopia on Jan. 20. I could point to the TV and say: "Look. Listen. This is what it means to be American."

Proud in Paris!

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

The reasons why I left the U.S. have now been replaced with reasons why I want to be back there. I did not recognize my government for eight years. Now it begins to make sense again.

Pay Attention: Americans Who Live Abroad Are Still Americans

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Arnold

The fact that some of us Americans don't live within our country's borders doesn't make us less American. In this time of unifying America, accept your cousins who don't live at home.

A View From Abroad: Obama As A Surprise To The World From America

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Denise Dennis

"America, this young nation, is still capable of surprising us. The country of the KKK has the capacity to give the highest charge to a black person... Obama has become the symbol of modernity."