America: The Promise

A child running with an American flag in a field towards a sunset

Do you remember the first time you were in school and they told you could be anything you wanted to be?

They’d say, “You can be an astronaut, a lawyer, or you can be the President of the United States of America. Because that’s what America is.”

I love that.

America was a kid that reached for the moon and landed there. America was a kid that wanted to be free and declared independence, wrote the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. America was the original American dream. Before it was cool.

I love that.

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