Happy Fourth of July:
Escaping religious persecution, famine, ethnic cleansing, the secret police, serfdom, slavery, gaining a voyage of tears, seeking a meal, salvation, work, the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, shanghaied or shipped in chains, all tribes, all peoples, the world over, converge in this America...
On July 4, 1776, the United States of America became an independent nation founded on the inviolable rights of its citizens. American human rights became foundational to the rule of law -- freedom, liberty, and justice. With an imperfect but incredible beauty
of heart, America has evolved from original belief to a testament of human achievement, a work in progress...
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