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Dear America: Part 3

Believe it or not, this is my love letter to you. Love is a funny thing; it makes things easy and hard at the same time. It’s easy to accept love’s validation and care while hard sometimes to accept its pain and distress.

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Dear America: Part 2

With each generation after the Gettysburg Address, we as a nation have attempted to move closer and closer to our “all men are created equal” ideal; our doctrines boldly name it while simultaneously struggle to live up to it. ”Conceived in liberty” at the beginning of the line clings to me.

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Dear America: Part 1

I love you, plain and simple. You have inspired me and made me cry out with despair. This duality of my love for you, America, mirrors the love I have for my father who was ravaged by addiction.

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