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Our Land of Opportunity – Still

February 25, 2016 0 Comments

This article, which originally appeared at the blog, attracted so many positive comments that I thought this blog’s readers might find it interesting and provocative.

“You know”, I said, “if you go back far enough, the overwhelming majority of us are from somewhere else.” We were introducing ourselves during the first hour of the inaugural English conversation class I’m teaching at the Hispanic Outreach Center in Clearwater, Florida, and it was my turn to tell a bit about my own family history. I went on to tell about Dad’s Grandfather Eadie, a Scottish coal miner who almost certainly never … Read the rest

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